Press Release

For Immediate Release 


Event Date: December 29 to 31, 2016


Bluegrass Music Celebrates New Year's at Jekyll Island, GA, December 29 to 31, 2016


Jekyll Island, GA - Promoters Adams Bluegrass, LLC, announced that the 41st Annual New Year's Bluegrass Festival will be held at Jekyll Island,  in the New Convention Center, 75 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527. The indoor show is a famed meeting place for Bluegrass fans and musicians from throughout the country. 


Rhonda Vincent (Queen of Bluegrass) & The Rage


The three day event begins on Thursday, December 29 at 12:00 Noon and goes until 11:00 p.m. Thursday's line-up features The Gary Waldrep Band, Phillip Steinmetz & His Sunny Tennesseans,  Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, The Seldom Scene, Marty Raybon (formerly with Shenandoah) & Full Circle, and The Trinity River Band.
Friday's line-up of talent begins at 12:00 Noon and goes until 11:30 p.m. featuring Flatt Lonesome (winners of 3 IBMA Awards 2016) The Primitive Quartet, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Goldwing Express,  Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver (IBMA Winner of Vocal Group of the Year for many years), and The Gibson Brothers, (Winners of IBMA Entertainer of the Year for two years). Old Friends with Paul Williams and Doyle Lawson will perform one 90-minute show at 4:00 pm.
Saturday's line-up of talent begins at 12:00 Noon and goes until 12 midnight, featuring The Moron Brothers, Malpass Brothers,  The Inspirations, The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, The Farm Hands, Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show and  Rhonda Vincent & The Rage.  A Grand Finale, bringing in The New Year with all bands on stage will be held at 11:45 p.m.
Daily ticket prices:
3-Day Reserved Tickets: $95.00 Adult; $50.00 Child (7-15)
3-Day General Admission: $90.00 Adult; $45.00 Child (7-15)
Daily Tickets Reserved: $45.00 Adult
General Admission: $40.00 Adult
Reserved: $25.00 Child
General Admission: $20.00 Child (under 7 Free with parent)
For more information & tickets:

Adams Bluegrass, LLC.
(706) 864-7203 or


Little Roy & Lizzy (Elizabeth Long)

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver (IBMA Vocal Group of the Year for 7 straight years) 


Gibson Brothers


The Seldom Scene


 Media Contact    


Media Contact: Norman Adams


Phone: (706) 265-0655


Adams Bluegrass LLC

32 Park Street North, Dahlonega, GA 30533

Web:, Phone: (706) 864-7203