One of the area’s largest bluegrass and music festivals is coming to Mansfield next week, and the lineup is joined by nightly family activities.
It’s the 2018 edition of the Mansfield JamFest, bringing more acts and fun to the Richland County Fairgrounds. This year’s JamFest runs from August 21 to 25.
This year’s music lineup includes the following bands, among others, some with national followings:
Band of Ruhks is a trio that hails from Nashville. The three first made music together two decades ago as three-quarters of the Lonesome River Band. In the ensuing years, each has become a top name draw in bluegrass. Watch and listen to the band’s “Coal Mining Man” below.
Family and special activities include:
Performances will begin on Thursday evening
Day pass gate prices are: Thursday — $10; Friday — $25, Saturday — $30. Weekend ticket prices are $55. The JamFest will take place in the Fairground’s Camping Area, where campsites are $15 per day.