By Michelle Price
Special to the UCBJ
Gainesboro – Local favorites, Grand Ole Opry members Dailey and Vincent have partnered with the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce to bring a weekend of your favorite country and bluegrass music to Gainesboro Oct. 8-9 with the Cumberland River Musicfest.
Dailey and Vincent will be joined by Jake Hoot, the Oak Ridge Boys, J Kyle Reynolds and Jennafer Lynsey, BillyMac, Lost Saints, John Conley, Jimmy Fortune and the Bellamy Brothers.
The festival will be held at the Jackson County Airport. Doors open at 1 p.m. daily with music starting at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8 and 2:25 p.m. on Saturday, Oct.9. Food trucks and vendors will be available.
Check back next week for articles on the background of the Cumberland River Musicfest and how one small county is turning to music as a driver for economic development.