18th Annual Dillard Bluegrass & Barbecue Festival, Aug. 1-2

From a press release:

18th Annual Dillard Bluegrass & Barbecue Festival, Aug. 1-2

Dillard, Georgia comes alive with the best the Southeast has to offer for the Bluegrass enthusiast, featuring Shannon Slaughter & County Clare. World class barbeque teams will be competing for the KCBS Georgia State Championship. Budweiser is our headline sponsor.

The 18th Annual Bluegrass & Barbeque Festival is being held August 1-2, 2014 on the Dillard City Hall grounds. Live music begins at 3 p.m. on August 1 until 8:30 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. Gates open Friday 10 a.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.

Cooking School both days, free with cost of admission. Games for kids, arts & crafts and great BBQ.

Admission is $10 per person, children under 12 are free and a two day pass is $15 per person.
Proceeds go to local charities. Free parking and shuttle service is provided. For schedules, directions, lodging and camping information please visit www.dillardbbq.org.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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