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Bluegrass, folk music pounds at Piedmont
Mark Garrison of Blue Billy Grit performs last year at Arrendale Amphitheater in Demorest during the annual Piedmont College Bluegrass and Folk Festival.

Bluegrass and Folk Life Festival
When: 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1
Place: Arrendale Amphitheater, Demorest
Cost: $15 adults; children younger than 12 free

The Chattahoochee Chain Gang joins the Foxfire Boys, Oliver Rice & the Blue Ridge Mountain Boys, Nation and Blackwell, Will Clark and other local artists for the fourth annual Piedmont College Bluegrass and Folk Life Festival on Saturday, June 1, at the Arrendale Amphitheater in Demorest.

Music starts at 1 p.m. at Arrendale Amphitheater, 359 College Drive. It is adjacent to the Swanson Center for Performing Arts and Communications and features open-air stadium seating with plenty of room to bring a folding chair or cushions and cooler. No alcoholic beverages are allowed. Concessions will be available.

Admission to the all-day event is $15. Children younger than 12 years old, Piedmont students, faculty and staff are admitted for free.

To order tickets online, visit