Cumberland River Musicfest to bring international artists to Gainesboro

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. 

Tickets are available by calling 800-965-9324 or at

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.

Michelle Price is the former managing editor of the Upper Cumberland Business Journal and can be reached via email. Send an email.

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