The 18th annual Osborne Brothers Hometown Festival is set for Aug. 4-6 in Hyden featuring Bobby Osborne and the Rock Top X- Press, the Lonesome River Band, Dean Osborne Band, Lost and Found, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, Margie Sullivan and the Sullivan Family, and the Moron Brothers. Also performing are the Hyden Colonels, Bobby Osborne Jr. and Stone Peak, Leona and Mountain Empire, Loraine Jordan and Carolina Road, Coaltown Dixie, and Vince Combs. The event is a showcase for HCTC’s Kentucky School of Bluegrass and Traditional Music (KSBTM), as well as other musical groups.
Gates open at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug.4, 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5, and 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6. Inquire about workshops available.
Sponsors are Hyden Citizens Bank, TDS Telecom, HCTC’s KSBTM, Leslie County Fiscal Court, Coal Mining Our Future, City of Hyden, BMP Bluegrass Music Profiles, the International Bluegrass Music Association, and HCTC.
For more information, visit the web site at myspace.com/theosbornefest or call Dean Osborne at 800-246- 7521, ext. 73630 or 487-3630.