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Bluegrass at the Beach @ Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village

What: Bluegrass at the Beach @ Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation presents Bluegrass at the Beach, a full-day Bluegrass music concert, Sept. 12 from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. at the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village. Award-winning and chart-topping band Blue Highway will headline. Tickets for Bluegrass at the Beach are now available for purchase

This family-friendly celebration of music and culture will feature seven award-winning bluegrass bands, youth crafts and music in the Kid’s Art Village with an interactive Pickin’ & Paintin’ area, and a diverse array of food and beverage offerings.

Bluegrass at the Beach will feature nationally-acclaimed artists as well as regional and local bands. The line-up includes headliner, Blue Highway, along with The Hillbenders, Run Boy Run, Willie Sugarcapps, Moore Brothers Band, Dread Clampitt and Dismal Creek. In addition, rising star, Danielle Yother, a 16 year-old singer, songwriter and musician who was recently featured in Flatpicking Guitar magazine will be making a special appearance. Young bluegrass fans can visit “Pickin & Paintin” to create and explore the artistry of music making, painting and more.

The festival will also celebrate the flavors of the Emerald Coast by featuring fare from local food trucks and some of the area’s most popular restaurants. Wine, beer, water and soda also will be available for purchase. Coolers and outside food and drink will not be permitted for this special one-day event.

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