Bluegrass Underground, Middle Tennessee’s premiere concert series in a cave, has a big October planned.
Upcoming shows, which are held in Cumberland Caverns just outside of McMinnville, include:
Oct. 8 – John Anderson
Oct. 15 – Flatt Lonesome with the Way Down Wanderers
Oct. 21 – Allen Stone
Oct. 29 (afternoon) – Del McCoury & David Grisman
Oct. 29 (night) – The Travelin’ McCourys & The Jeff Austin Band playing the songs of The Grateful Dead
Guitarist, bluegrass legend and Delfest founder Del McCoury and mandolinist, acoustic music proponent and former Jerry Garcia collaborator David “Dawg” Grisman formed a friendship in the 1960s and will bring their collaboration to the Caverns’ Volcano Room the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 29.
This show will be followed by The Grateful Ball, a Grateful Dead tribute performance by the Travelin’ McCourys, which includes Del’s sons Rob and Ronnie, along with the Jeff Austin Band, later that evening.