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Thursday, April 6th  -  Friday, April 7th  -  Saturday, April 8th
 
Main Stage
THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
    1:00 - 2:00 Symphony Group 2:30 - 3:30 John Milstead
    4:00 - 5:00 Leah Rose 4:00 - 5:00 Stormy Monday Blues Band
4:30 - 5:30 Opening Ceremonies 5:30 - 6:30 Michaela Compton 5:30 - 6:00 Shameless
6:30 - 7:30 Trent Harmon 7:00 - 8:00 Blues Control 7:00 - 8:00 Joseph Baldwin
8:15 - 9:45 Resurrection - A Journey Tribute 8:30 - 10:00 The Gents 8:30 - 10:00 Lone Star
 
Frisco Park Pavilion
THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
    10:00 - 11:00 Uptown Kids               
11:00 - 12:00 Cheenastics
             NO THURSDAY ENTERTAINMENT                         12:00 - 1:00      Lowndes County School of Dance
          1:00 - 2:30 Tiffany's School of Dance
  2:30 - 3:30 Steel Toe Magnolias
 
Vinegar Bend Stage
 


Meet the Artists
 
TRENT HARMON - Gained national attention for winning the fifteenth and final season of American Idol on April 7, 2016.
He started in music when his mother taught him o see "Amazing Grace" when he was five, and he grew up singing in church. His family owns a farm and a yard-to-table restaurant, Longhorn, where he was a waiter. He credits his upbringing on the farm and in the restaurant for his strong work ethic. He sang and performed through many musicals at Amory High School and at the University of Arkansas-Monticello. Before his graduation at U-A-M, he led worship services on campus. He fist learned to play the piano, but expanded to also play drumgs and guitar.
 
 
RESURRECTION - A JOURNEY TRIBUTE - Ryan Christopher, lead vocalist and band owner; Vic White, keyboardist and band owner/leader; Jim Handley, Drummer; Steve Sheroan, Lead Guitarist; Ben King, bassist and vocalist;
 
 
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BLUES COUNSEL started in 1987 as the unnamed Jam Band for the Kingdom Bound Christian Msic Festival near Buffalo, NY. Some members have played together since the mid-seventies and even the newest members  of BC have been wth the band for nearly 20 years. Blues Counsel's Slow Demotion is their 2017 offering.
 
 
 
   
 
JOHN MILSTEAD - John wrote and produced his first project, "Sides of the Soul," in 2009. He toured over 30 shows with Sister Hazel, opened for BB King and sang on NBC'S Today Show. Of 12,000 entries, John's songs placed in the top 10 of the NSAI songwriing contest three years in a row. The Nashville writing community really sparked his interest in the craft itself, the talent pool there is so deep. John is currently living in Nashville, working on his second album, working with some of the top writers and producers in the world.
 
   
 
Stormy Monday is a down home Blues band based out of Starkville, MS. Along with their original tunes, they pay tribute to all the greats from Albert King and SRV to Muddy Waters, and everyone in between. Based in Starkville, they're all from the great state of Mississippi where the Blues was born, and love to get out and share that music anywhere they can. As they like to say, Have Blues Will Travel! The guys released their debut album, "Have Blues Will Travel" on 7/23/16. You can find out more about the band, their album, and upcoming shows at www.stormymondaybluesband.com
 
 

Joseph Baldwin grew up in a small community in Franklin County, Alabama.  He learned to play piano at an early age and by the time he got his first guitar, he had already developed an ear for music. Joseph has opened up for Jason Aldean, Sister Hazel, BJ Thomas, Shenandoah, Steel Magnolia, Mark Wills, and many other artists.  He has also performed over two years at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge in Nashville, Tennessee.  Joseph won the Year of Alabama Music Songwriters Competition with his song titled “I’m Alabama”. Joseph's video to his song "I'm Alabama" can be seen on you tube. This singer/songwriter can also be seen and heard in six different television commercials airing nationwide for the Alabama Department of Tourism. Joseph plays over 150 shows a year, to keep up with Joseph's performance dates, check his page out on FACEBOOK and "Like" his page.

 

 
 
LEAH ROSE - Born Oct. 11, 2000, is an American songwriter, gitarist and vocalist. She began singing almost as soon as she could talk, standing in her crib mimicking performers on American Idol. She began learning guitar at age 12. Now, as 16, Leah Rose is a talented guitarist and composes her own msic.