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Eastern Kentucky music festival honors mountain music

August 21, 2018

OLIVE HILL, Ky. (AP) — Carter Caves State Resort Park in northeastern Kentucky is hosting a mountain music festival next month.

The annual Fraley Mountain Music Gatherin’ began as a family reunion and now honors old-time music and eastern Kentucky traditions. It is named for the late master fiddler J.P. Fraley.

The musical range includes folk, old-time, western, western swing and early country. The festival runs from Sept. 5 to 8.

Concerts will be held in the Park Amphitheatre on Thursday evening, Friday afternoon and evening, and Saturday afternoon and evening. Concert fees range from $4 to $10 and a $25 weekend pass is available.

For more information visit the event website at http://www.fraleyfestival.com .

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