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American Heritage Music Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Celebrating its 20th year this June 8, 9, and 10, THE AMERICAN HERITAGE MUSIC FESTIVAL welcomes Hee Haw’s cute blonde bombshell, Misty Rowe, and Oklahoma superstar, Jim Paul Blair, to headline the Saturday night concert at the Grove Civic Center, Grove, OK. Early Bird tickets and registration are available before May 15, online at, by calling 918-786- 8896, or stop by Gallery Southwest, 10th & Main in Grove. Early Birds save - All Event passes are just $20 for adults and $10 for students. Early Bird registrations for the $1000 Grand Lake National Fiddle Championship and other contests are also available until May 15.

This 20th Annual Music Festival celebrates our musical heritage with stellar entertainers and bands at the Grove Civic Center and Snider’s Camp. The Festival opens Thursday evening, June 8, at Snider’s Camp with an evening of delicious food, camaraderie and entertainment. The fun 30-minute Band Contest, the Gambler’s Contest, several bands and judges perform, making a perfect evening to meet friends, old and new, and enjoy music and a barbecue dinner lakeside. Friday night at Snider’s features the Finley River Boys, Blue Pearl, Prairie Breeze String Band and the Jukebox Contest, with popular Bob Fjeldsted & the Round-Up Boys returning with great Western Swing for your dancing and listening pleasure. Admission to events at Snider’s Camp is free, food is available to purchase. Remember to take your lawn chairs for relaxed evenings of great food and entertainment at Snider’s Camp (1 mile south and ½ mile E of Honey Creek Bridge) on Thursday and Friday, June 8 & 9. Attend events at the Grove Civic Center all day June 9 & 10 with a stellar evening of entertainment and contest finals on Saturday, June 10.

The American Heritage Music Festival at the Grove Civic Center includes the exciting Grand Lake National Fiddle Contest with $1000 grand prize, other age divisions, guitar, mandolin, dobro, and banjo competitions, all with cash awards. The south half of the Civic Center will be open for jamming and warming up. Those attending will be able to listen to the impromptu fiddling and meet the musicians, up close and personal. Headlining the Saturday night concert at the Civic Center will be Hee Haw Honey, Misty Rowe, along with Jana Jae and the amazingly versatile, talented and entertaining Jim Paul Blair. They will take the audience back to the Hee Haw Days with fun, humor and music. Fiddlers, musicians and musical enthusiasts from across the United States will gather for this exciting Festival of contests and entertainment. There will also be many vendor booths, wonderful food, and educational instrumental workshops. Jana Jae, founder of Grand Lake Festivals and member of the National Fiddler Hall of Fame and Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame, along with friends and family, will be performing throughout the weekend. Get your Early Bird tickets now and plan to enjoy this Festival of great music and fun. For more information, to register or buy tickets, visit or call (918) 786-8896.

Grand Lake Festivals, Inc. presents three summer music festivals annually, starting the season with the American Heritage Music Festival June 8, 9, and 10. Saturday, July 1, join Grand Lake Festivals at the Grove Civic Center for great Cajun food, Cajun music and Cajun fun during the Arts, Crafts, Music and Cajun Festival, featuring Louisiana’s hottest Cajun band, Chris Miller and “Bayou Roots” along with Jana Jae, Clint Walker, and other fabulous entertainment. The Jana Jae Fiddle Camp and Music Fest is always held over Labor Day weekend, Sept. 1, 2, and 3, 2017, featuring renowned musicians performing and teaching workshops, demonstrations and master classes at the Grove Civic Center with evening activities at Snider’s Camp.

Grand Lake Festivals, Inc., a 501c3 non-profit organization, is dedicated to bringing familyentertainment to the Grand Lake area with the assistance of many volunteers, local and area sponsors, area media, the Oklahoma Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Grove Convention & Tourism Bureau, and Oklahoma Tourism.

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