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Gibson Brothers to headline Plattsburgh Bluegrass Festival

Set for Sept. 12-15 at Clinton County Fairgrounds

Gibson Brothers Bluegrass Band

Gibson Brothers Bluegrass Band Photo by Andy Flynn.

— One reason for the interest north of the border is the popularity of the Canadian bands on the schedule, such as the Spinney Brothers.

Ryan Frankhouser, of Remington Ryde, will be the emcee for the Plattsburgh Bluegrass Festival, and Green Mountain Sound will provide the sound. Dave Nichols, of Whippleville, will be donating a guitar for the raffle, with proceeds to benefit the festival.

Workshops will be held on Saturday, Sept. 14 in Building 16.

•2 p.m. — Banjo Workshop, Billy Lee Cox

•3 p.m. — Mandolin Workshop, Dave Nichols

•6 p.m. — Bass Workshop, Richard Egolf

•7 p.m. — Songwriting Workshop, Eric and Lee Gibson

Day ticket prices are Thursday, $10; Friday, $20; and Saturday, $25. The three-day price is $50 per person. Children 12 and under free when accompanied by parent and must be supervised.

Wi-Fi will be available for a fee of $5 per day or $10 for the event. The office will be open Thursday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - noon.

For more information, call 561-7998 or visit online at www.clintoncountyfair.com.

Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 12

1 p.m./6 p.m. Washington County Line

2 p.m./7 p.m. Dave Nichols & Spare Change

3 p.m./8 p.m. Remington Ryde

4 p.m./9 p.m. Spinney Brothers

Friday, Sept. 13

1 p.m./6 p.m. Smokey Greene

2 p.m./7 p.m. John Renne Band

3 p.m./8 p.m. Atkinson Family Band

4 p.m./9 p.m. Remington Ryde

Saturday, Sept. 14

1 p.m./6 p.m. Warren County Ramblers

2 p.m./7 p.m. Dave Nichols & Spare Change (was originally scheduled for 3 p.m.)

3 p.m./8 p.m. Jesse Alexander Band (was originally scheduled for 2 p.m.)

4 p.m./9 p.m. Gibson Brothers

Sunday, Sept. 15

9 a.m. Sunday Service and Gospel sing-along at the Grandstands with Billy Lee Cox and music by Remington Ryde

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