Lamar County Bluegrass Festival kicks off tomorrow

Lamar County Bluegrass Festival kicks off tomorrow

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Lamar County Bluegrass Festival starts at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 12. The festivities will begin with a "pot luck" supper and a free performance by the Meyerband.

Friday and Saturday attendees will see performances by these bands: Special Consensus, Little Roy and Lizzy Show, Flatt Lonesome, and Volume Five.

Friday and Saturday shows both start at 1:00 p.m. and concessions will be sold on site.

"This is a family friendly event and everyone can come out and enjoy good Bluegrass Music," said Lamar County Parks and Recreation Director Heath Sellers.

Tickets will be sold at the door for $25 on Friday and Saturday. Two day passes can also be bought for $40.

The festival is located at the Lamar County Community Shelter at 99 Central Industrial Row Purvis, MS 39475.

For more information you can contact Victor Benintende at 601-436-1170 or by email at