Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: August 25-31, 2014

 

39th National Old Time Music, Arts, Crafts, & Flea Market Festival, August 25-31, LeMars, Iowa

 

Due to additional space available at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds in LeMars, Iowa, the internationally well known 39th Old-Time Music, Arts, Crafts, & Flea Market Festival now has more space for vendors. The annual festival has been going non-stop for 39 years. As a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation devoted and dedicated to keeping acoustic rural country music alive, founder Bob Everhart, is a recording artist for the Smithsonian Institution.

 

The jamming sessions that take place during the event.

 

 

LeMars, Iowa, July 9, 2014 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - Due to additional space available at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds in LeMars, Iowa, the internationally well known 39th Old-Time Music, Arts, Crafts, & Flea Market Festival now has more space for vendors.  "At $10 a day for a 20'x40' flea market space  it is a real bargain considering the huge number of people we have for seven days, August 25-31," said Festival Director Bob Everhart.


The event, which has been going for 39 years, is the largest gathering of old-time music makers and fans in mid-America.  "We'll have over 600 musicians this year," Everhart said, "including special guests like John Carter Cash, the son of Johnny and June, and LuLu Roman from the Hee Haw show, and Larry Cordle who wrote "Murder On Music Row."  Larry will be joined by songwriters like Terry Smith who wrote "Far Side Banks of Jordan" for Johnny Cash, and Hugh Moffatt, who wrote "Old Flames Can't Hold A Candle To You." Add to that a Guitar Pull, a Harmonica Howl (The "Harmonicats" will be there, too), a Fiddler's Jubilee, Storytelling, a Banjo Jamboree, an Autoharp Gathering, a Dulcimer Do, a Poets Corner, an Accordion & Concertina Get Together, a huge Band Scramble, six nights of dancing, ten stages of continuous entertainment 9am-midnight daily (including Bluegrass bands from Florida, Georgia, and Branson), great food, and international performers.

 

"This is great situation for arts, crafts, and fleamarket vendors," said Everhart.

 

39th Annual National Old Time Country Bluegrass and Old-Time Folk Music Festival, Contest and Pioneer Expo of Arts & Crafts and Rural Lifestyle - Aug 25-31, 2014 from 11am to 11pm (Mon-Tue-Wed-Thur) and 9am-midnight (Fri-Sat-Sun) on ten stages.  Over 650 performers.

 

Admission: $15 per day (Mon-Thur) $20 per day (Fri-Sun) per person, under 17 free: 7-day special gate pass $70.  RV camping with electricity $15 per day. Without electricity $10 per day.

 

Everhart, along with his wife Sheila, record for the Smithsonian Institution, with six albums available.  They are also the curators of the Pioneer Music Museum in Anita, Iowa, where they live, as well as a performance center called the Oak Tree. 

 

The event's website www.ntcma.net has more information about renting vendor space or call 712-762-4363 or email bobeverhart@yahoo.com

 

The main stage

 

 

Girl Jam

 

 

 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Bob Everhart

Email: bobeverhart@yahoo.com

Phone: 712-762-4363

Media Visits: Complimentary media visits for journalists on assignment or with approved credentials. If you are unable to accept a courtesy visit, a press rate can be negotiated.

 

National Traditional Music Association

650 Main St., P O Box 492, Anita, Iowa, 50020

Web: www.ntcma.net

 

 Condensed Version  

 

Iowa, LeMars, Event Date: August 25-31, 2014

39th National Old Time Music, Arts, Crafts, & Flea Market Festival, August 25-31, LeMars, Iowa

Due to additional space available at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds in LeMars, Iowa, the internationally well known 39th Old-Time Music, Arts, Crafts, & Flea Market Festival now has more space for vendors. "At $10 a day for a 20'x40' flea market space  it is a real bargain considering the huge number of people we have for seven days, August 25-31," said Festival Director Bob Everhart. The event, which has been going for 39 years, is the largest gathering of old-time music makers and fans in mid-America.  "We'll have over 600 musicians this year," Everhart said, "including special guests like John Carter Cash, the son of Johnny and June, and LuLu Roman from the Hee Haw show, and Larry Cordle who wrote "Murder On Music Row." Admission: $15 per day (Mon-Thur) $20 per day (Fri-Sun) per person, under 17 free: 7-day special gate pass $70.  RV camping with electricity $15 per day. Without electricity $10 per day. The event's website www.ntcma.net has more information about renting vendor space or call 712-762-4363 or email bobeverhart@yahoo.com

 

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