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Greater Downstate Bluegrass Festival

Sunday, Nov. 8-10

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The 27th annual Greater Downstate Indoor Bluegrass Music Festival returns to the Crowne Plaza Hotel Nov. 8-10. Six concerts are scheduled for Friday at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Saturday at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 10 a.m. Artists include Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, seven-time International Bluegrass Music Association’s Vocal Group of the Year winners; seven-time IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year Rhonda Vincent and Rage; and Balsam Range, winners of album of the year 2013. Other activities include a guitar trade show, open stage talent showcase, vendors and instrument workshops presented by Andy Hatfield and Chris Talley Armstrong. For more info, visit bluegrassmidwest.com.

Greater Downstate Bluegrass Festival
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 8-10
Crowne Plaza
3000 Dirksen Parkway
217-243-3159
$65-$55 weekend pass
$5-$25 per concert

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