This year’s lineup is headed by two days with two performances each day by the Gibson Brothers. This band, which has had increasing national visibility over the past couple of years as well as three number one CDs, has been a loyal feature at Jenny Brook. Last year they lit up the crowd on two evenings. The excitement this band generates among those familiar with them or only just getting to know them is infectious. Long time friends of the Sawyers, The Gibson Brothers will be greeted by old friends and make new ones during their four sets.
Lynn Morris has one of the great voices in bluegrass music. David Davis and the Warrior River Boys, from
The remaining bands on the schedule come from either
Seth Sawyer, Candi’s husband, is a noted singer/songwriter who comes from
Sunday at Jenny Brook is strongly tinged with Gospel music. Mike and Mary Robinson, whose itinerant bluegrass ministry is familiar to many, lead a bluegrass gospel sing on Sunday morning and the Right Path Gospel Band will also play. Mike will also ably double as emcee. Last year, when the piper played “Amazing Grace” and then those remaining formed a circle and sang “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” was a sad and inspiring moment leavened by the knowledge we would all return in a year and do it over again.
Nowhere is more lovely than
The Jenny Brook Bluegrass Festival will be held at the town park just north of