Uncle Dave Macon Days organizers have recently announced its Heritage and Trailblazer Award winners for 2017.
On Friday, July 7, The Grascals will receive this year’s Trailblazer Award, and will perform, along with the Hog Slop String Band and the 2006 Heritage Award winner Rhonda Vincent.
The following evening, Saturday, July 8, will feature the presentation and performance of the 2017 Heritage Award winner, Russell Moore and III Tyme Out. July 8 will also feature a performance by the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band and the 40th Anniversary Macon Days Jam.
Each July in Murfreesboro, Uncle Dave Macon Days celebrates old-time music, dance and culture with instrument competitions, performances both onstage and under shade trees, a motorless parade, blacksmithing and other demonstrations, an arts and crafts show, a historic photo exhibit and more. The celebration takes place in Cannonsburgh, a genuine pioneer village, located at 312 S. Front St. in Murfreesboro.
For more information, visit uncledavemacondays.com.