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Front Porch Showdown Bluegrass Band Contest

Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park

Join us for the third annual Bluegrass Heritage Foundation and Dallas Heritage Village Front Porch Showdown Bluegrass Band Contest!  At 3:30 p.m., ten bands will draw numbers to play in one 15-minute slots (running from 4p until 6:30p), and at 4:00 p.m., we hit GO!  Each band will have 15 minutes to take the stage, play a few songs, entertain, and get out of the way before the next band begins.  Contest starts at 4:00 sharp with the last band finishing at 6:30.  Winners announced about 6:45. 

The winning bands will take home the following cash prizes:  1st Place – $500 / 2nd Place – $300 / 3rd Place – $250 / 4th Place – $150 / 5th Place – $100.  Plus – we have two prizes chosen by the Dallas Heritage Village staff – Best Dressed Bluegrass Band ($100) and Village Favorite ($100). 

Our bluegrass band contest will be held RAIN or SHINE.  If it’s dry, we’ll be on the stage in the middle of the old-time main street.  If it’s wet, we’ll be inside the nice pavilion just up the hill from the main street buildings.  So don’t let the weather slow you down!  Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics and have a great day at Dallas Heritage Village!

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  • $10

1515 South Harwood Street · Dallas, TX 75215

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