Saturday, July 17, 2021
Join us for the Bluegrass Concert at the Scopes Festival to enjoy some toe-tapping fun and celebrate Tennessee’s heritage and Dayton’s spot on the map!
Saturday: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tim Decker & the Tennessee River Band
Tim Decker on Banjo and Vocals, Jimmie Rosenbaum on Dobro and Vocals, Tim Leo on Bass and Vocals, John Orr on Guitar and Vocals, Lyrics and n West on Mandolin and Vocals
Tim Decker and Tennessee River as an official organized band formed in September of 2020. The group had played loosely as a jam band at the Sweetwater Fleamarket at Harley Music on Saturday or Sunday, plus other groups. The group will be releasing a CD in the next couple of months on the Arch Recording label in Chattanooga. You can find them on Facebook, YouTube and at Timdeckerand tennesseeriver.com.
Saturday: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mt. LeConte Jug Band
The Mt. LeConte Jug Band hails from Spring City, and has been keeping Grassroots Americana alive for over ten years with amplified acoustic string instruments. They are veterans of the Scopes Festival; as well as the WDVX Blue Plate Special, Tennessee Valley and Palace Theater shows, Museum of Appalachia Fall Homecoming, UTC Alumni Events, and the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. They play regularly at Watts Bar’s Terrace View Marina, and do many benefit shows throughout the area. They can be found on Facebook at Mt. LeConte Jug Band – Official Fanpage, as well as utube. Jug on!
Saturday: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Started by father and son, Bobby Dale Cross and Philip Cross, the Double Cross Bluegrass band has a fan base spanning Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama. Coming from a background in gospel music, they ventured into bluegrass in 2012 where they found their home.
Double Cross has quite a few awards under their belt, among them Bobby Dale Cross was inducted into the Georgia Country music Hall of Fame in 2016 and the very impressive 2017 Classic Country Band of the Year by the Atlanta Society of Entertainers.