JEFFERSON — The Maine Academy of Country Music will host the CountryGrass Festival Friday to Sunday, Aug. 14-16, at Broken Acres Farm and Family Retreat.

Friday’s show, which runs from 6 to 9 p.m., features Walter Weymouth, The Higgins Family, Jim Sutter, Fred Couverette, Dick Philbrook. Nashville Recording artist Holly Foster will perform from 6:30 to 7 p.m. and from 8:30 to 9 p.m.

On Saturday, Aug. 15, from 1 to 9 p.m., the lineup includes Maine Connection with Jared, Dan Corbett & Cady Lila Beaulieu, Fred & Pat Thompson, Slim Andrews, Bob Elston, Al Bergeron, Fred Couverette, Ryan Michaud, Walter Weymouth, Eric & Steve Beaulieu, Gene Kirkpatrick, George DeWitt, Meaghan Martin and Mary Burgey. International recording artist Debbie Myers will appear with special guest Fred Thompson at 1 p.m. and at 4 p.m.

 
A bean-hole bean supper will be offered from 5 to 6 p.m.

On Sunday, Aug. 16, there be a gospel hour from 10 to 11 a.m. with Rev. Jim Sutter and David Blanchard. A pot-luck dinner with finger foods, salads and other cold items will be offered as there is no opportunity to heat crockpots.

There will be an open-stage jam until 6 p.m. Bring lawn chairs.

There will be free camping in the rough. Also, the snack shack and the MACM Mobile Store will be available.

Admission is $10 per person on Friday and $20 per person on Saturday, or a weekend fee of $25. There is a $7 door fee, which will go toward the cost of a 1,500-foot expansion of the Hall of Fame Museum. Broken Acres Farm is at 160 Valley Road. For more information, contact Rose at 549-7438.


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