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4th Annual Blackberry Jam Music Festival


4th Annual Blackberry Jam Music Festival

The 2007 Blackberry Jam will be held Saturday June 23rd from 2:00 – 10:00 at Boyd Mill Farm; 3218 Boxley Valley Rd, Franklin. The event, hosted by local blackberry farm owners, will benefit Graceworks Ministries, Inc. of Williamson County.

A family friendly, casual event the Blackberry Jam Music Festival will feature music across many genres including Country, Singer-songwriter and Jazz. Musical guests include popular Canadian act Blackie and the Rodeo Kings as well as local favorites Colin Linden, Phil Madeira, Rick Elias, Nick Giagonia, Kevin McKendree Trio, Karen Taylor-Good, And Then There Were Two, Donna Frost, The People’s Key and many more.

Attendees are encouraged bring your family, friends and neighbors, pack a cooler, load the lawn chairs and enjoy this toe tappin’ musical  Jam session lawn chair theatre style!!

The proceeds from the Blackberry Jam will provide Graceworks the ability to assist residents in need with basic necessities such as food, clothing, shelter, and life sustaining medications. In 2005 Graceworks Ministries assisted nearly 3,500 Williamson County families in need, providing over $500,000 worth of assistance for medications, rent, utilities, food and clothing. Entry fee is $10 per person, children 10 and under FREE. For more information, please contact Tina Edwards at (615)794-9055.