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Ashland prepping for 18th annual Poage Landing Days

Sep. 15, 2013 @ 01:27 PM

 ASHLAND — The free founders fest in Ashland called Poage Landing Days is set for its 18th annual year. The free fest, which will run Friday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Sept. 22, has stages on 16th and 15th Streets in downtown.

 National act headliners this year include: a Saturday night concert with country supergroup, Diamond Rio. That show will be emceed by Cledus T Judd, and Judy and Clint from the Cledus T Party on WTCR-FM, 103.3. The Shane Runion Band will also perform.
On Sunday, the hard-hitting Nashville bluegrass band, The Steeldrivers will take the stage.

A slew of local acts will also perform including Tim Preston, Tim Holmes, Mothman,  Ashby Foutch, Against The Grain, Dustin Burchett, Bronson Bush, Sister Redden Hair, Steve Free, Stephen Salyers, the Christ Temple Brotherhood Choir, and many others.

 Musicwise, the Poage Landing Days will also feature the Ed Haley Fiddle Fest, which pays homage to the late, great fiddler who inspired such legends as John Hartford.

 There’s also the slalom skateboarding races, the Kentucky Fried Cone Fests, and much more. Go online at www.poagelandingdays.com for more info.

 Read more about this year’s Poage Landing Days in Thursday’s Weekend section of The Herald-Dispatch.



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