18th Annual Cousin Jake Memorial Bluegrass Festival – March 10, 2012

Posted on Oct 22, 2011

March 10, 2012, 12pm-10pm
Join Etowah in celebrating the legacy of “Cousin Jake” as influential bluegrass musicians Kenny & Amanda Smith, Farm County Jubilee, and Jim Hurst join the local Just Us and Reliance for an all-day, down-home bluegrass festival in the historic Gem Theater.
The Cousin Jake Memorial Bluegrass Festival, now in its 18th year, is an event that celebrates bluegrass music and honors the late Jake Tullock, a native of Etowah, Tennessee. Tullock began his professional music career on the old Cas Walker and Mid-day Merry Go Round radio shows in Knoxville, Tennessee. He eventually joined Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs as a bass player and comic, performing with them for 20 years as “Cousin” Jake. After his retirement from Flatt & Scruggs, Tullock returned home to Etowah where he continued to perform until his death.
2012 Line-Up:
12:00 – 12:45   Reliance
12:50 – 1:40     Just Us
1:45 – 2:35        Jim Hurst
2:40 – 3:40      Tim Graves, Daryl Mosley, and Farm County
3:45 – 4:45       Kenny and Amanda Smith
4:45 – 5:25       Supper Break! (BBQ from Boy Scouts at Depot $7 from 11:30-6pm!)
5:30 – 6:15      Jim Hurst
6:20 – 7:20     Tim Graves, Daryl Mosley, and Farm County
7:25 – 8:10      Just Us
8:15 – 9:15       Kenny and Amanda Smith
9:20 – 10:00   Reliance
  Thank Our Sponsors! We could not do this without them!