Keep watching this space for information about the MainStage lineup of musicians at the 19th Annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival, which is coming up the third weekend of April 2015.


Bear on the Square always offers an exciting lineup of skilled and entertaining bands and individual performers who specialize in old-time and bluegrass music. In recent years, festival audiences have heard performances by many well known acts including Norman and Nancy Blake, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, the Skillet Lickers, Claire Lynch, the Dappled Grays, the Packway Handle Band, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, Jessie McReynolds & The Virginia Boys, James Bryan, Red June, the Georgia Crackers, Curley Maple, John Grimm and Beverly Smith, and Randy Waller & The Country Gentlemen.


Last spring's 18th Annual Festival featured BlueBilly Grit, The Freight Hoppers, Sons of Bluegrass, Curtis Jones and Mountain Gypsy Project, John Lilly, Jason Kenney and Leah Calvert, Locust Honey, DejaBlue Grass Band, Playing on the Planet, Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones, and the Georgia Pick & Bow All-Stars.  

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