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THE PICKIN' UP TENNESSEE TOUR 

JUNE 1 - JUNE 26, 2013

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THEN  SCROLL DOWN FOR A LIST OF EVENTS ON EACH DATE

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2013

Litter Pickup: Franklin County. 

11 am to noon. Hawkins Cove Road near Cowan. Park near deadend (look for signs)

Music Performance: Franklin County. 

4:30-5 pm. Tims Ford State Park, campsites 36-37. Featuring David Watson, Geoff Roehm and friends (traditional pickin’).

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2013

Litter Pickup: Wilson County. 

12:30-1:30 pm. Saundersville Road at Needmore Road, Mount Juliet. Park at Corps of Engineers' Shutes Branch public access area / boat launch.

Music Performance: Davidson County. 

3-4 pm. Fond Object, 1313 McGavock Pike. Featuring Churchyard—all-girl garage rock.

MONDAY, JUNE 3, 2013

Litter Pickup: Dickson County

11 am to noon. Hwy 48 south of Charlotte. Park in empty lot next to Charlotte Auto Parts, 3385 Hwy 48.

Music Performance: Cheatham County.

5:30 - 6:30 pm. Fiddle & Pick Building, 456 Hwy 70, Pegram. Featuring Gretchen Priest-May and friends--Celtic, folk and traditional.

TUESDAY, JUNE  4, 2013

Litter Pickup: Hickman County.

10-11 am. Missionary Ridge Road, Bon Aqua. Park at Cross Roads Cowboy Church, 9460 Missionary Ridge Road.

Music Performance: Lewis County.

4:30-5 pm. The Farm Store stage, The Farm, Summertown. Featuring Chuck McCarthy, Rick Diamond and Betsy Harris. Guitar, banjo, fiddle, vocals.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE  5, 2013

Litter Pickup: Marshall County.

10:30-11:30 am. Old Columbia Road, Lewisburg, 0.4 mi south of Hwy 50. Park at entrance to recycling convenience center (center will be closed).

Music Performance: Marshall County.

6-7 pm. Henry Horton State Park, campsite 3. Featuring Greg, Marcia and Maddie Denton—champion fiddle, banjo and treble guitar.

SATURDAY, JUNE  8, 2013

Music Performance: Hardin County.

1-2 pm. Cherry Mansion, 101 East Main St., Savannah.Featuring The Holt Family, traditional.

Litter Pickup: Chester County.

3-4 pm. Hwy 100 at Pleasant Springs Rd, 7.5 mi west of Henderson, at entrance to Chickasaw State Park. Park at park office.

SUNDAY, JUNE  9, 2013

Music Performance: Shelby County.

11 am to noon. New Olivet Baptist Ch., 3084 Southern Ave, Memphis. Featuring the New Olivet Sanctuary Choir under the direction of Dr. Allen F. Todd, II.

Litter Pickup: Shelby County.

1-2 pm. From Second Street / Whitney Road to Benjestown Road.  Park at Dewitt Spain Airport, 2787 N. Second Street, Memphis.         

MONDAY, JUNE  10

Litter Pickup: Lauderdale County.

11 am to noon. Porters Gap Overlook, west of Halls. From Hwy 51, take Hwy 88 west for 5.1 mi, left 0.7 mi on Porter's Gap Road to pullout.

Music Performance: Gibson County.

4:30-5 pm. Davy Crockett Cabin & Museum, 219 N. Trenton St., Old Hwy 45 W., Rutherford. Featuring Joe Bone and the Front Porch Pickers.

TUESDAY, JUNE  11, 2013

Litter Pickup: Weakley County. 

10:30-11:30 am. King Road northeast of Martin, west of Ralston-Ruthville Road. Watch for signs; park at farm.

Music Performance: Henry County.

2:30-3 pm. Eiffel Tower Park, Paris. Featuring Larry and Elaine Conger—mountain dulcimer.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE  12, 2013

Litter Pickup:  Henderson County.

11 am to noon. 45 Wildersville Road at Hwy 22. Park at Parkers Crossroads National Battlefield.

Music Performance: Henderson County.

5:30-6 pm. Henderson County Courthouse Square, Lexington. Featuring Doug Bartholomew (country).

SATURDAY, JUNE  15, 2013

Litter Pickup: Van Buren County.

11 am to noon. Mooneyham Road west of Spencer and 2.5 mi north of Hwy 30. Park at 3054 Mooneyham Road.

Music Performance: Van Buren County.

4-4:30 pm. Liberty Hill School, Andy Field picnic area, just inside north entrance of Fall Creek Falls State Park. Featuring Roger Neely and Junior Dodson (spiritual/traditional).

SUNDAY, JUNE  16, 2013

Litter Pickup: Cumberland County.

1-2 pm. Peavine Road in Crossville near mile marker 22, from approximately Westminster Court to Weigel's (6677 Peavine Road). Park at Weigel's or the adjacent Cumberland County Bank lot.

Music Performance: Cumberland County.

4-5 pm. Cumberland Mountain State Park Recreation Lodge. Featuring The Mainstage Players (young students of bluegrass, squaredance and more).

MONDAY, JUNE  17, 2013

Litter Pickup: Jackson County.

11 am to noon. Blackburn Fork Road at Cummins Falls State Park (0.2 mi north of Cummins Mill Road). Park at state park.

Music Performance: Fentress County.

4-4:30 pm. Anderson residence, 207 Hull Street, Jamestown. Featuring Leonard Anderson and siblings (guitar, harmonica, ballads).

TUESDAY, JUNE  18, 2013

Litter Pickup: Morgan County.

11 am to noon. Hwy 62, 2 miles east of Wartburg. Park at Liberty Baptist Church.

Music Performance: Scott County.

3-4 pm. Museum of Scott County. Scott County High School, Huntsville. Featuring the Scott County High School Bluegrass Band.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE  19, 2013

Litter Pickup: Meigs County.

1-2 pm. Goodfield Road / Finnell Road just south of Decatur. Park at Goodfield Church, 0.7 mi north of Hwy 58.

Music Performance: Hamilton County.

4-4:30 pm. Chattanooga Aquarium plaza. Featuring the Booker T. Scruggs Ensemble (jazz).

SATURDAY, JUNE  22, 2013

Music Performance: Knox County.

1-1:30 pm. Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Avenue, Knoxville. Featuring Smokyland Sound (barbershop harmony).

Litter Pickup: Jefferson County.

3-4 pm. Hwy 92 and River Road near Cherokee Lake Dam, Jefferson City. Park at TVA boat launch, 1 mile south of dam on Hwy 92.

SUNDAY, JUNE  23, 2013

Special music event #1: Carter County.

11 am to noon. Watauga Valley Fife and Drum Corps. Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, 1651 West Elk Avenue, Elizabethton. 

Special music event #2: Carter County.

Noon to 1 pm. Sheriff Chris Mathes and band perform at the Covered Bridge Park on the Doe River, South Main Street at 3rd Street, Elizabethton.

Litter Pickup: Carter County.

1-2 pm. Meet at the Covered Bridge Park, South Main Street at 3rd Street, Elizabethton.

Music Performance: Carter County.

4-4:30 pm. The Miller Homestead in Roan Mountain State Park. Featuring Rhody Jane Meadows with T.V. Barnett and his Roan Mountain Moonshiners (true old-timey).

MONDAY, JUNE  24, 2013

Litter Pickup: Cocke County.

3-4 pm. Meet at Cocke County Chamber of Commerce, 433 B Prospect Avenue, Newport, then drive to Bluff Road north of Dixie Highway.

Music Performance: Cocke County.

5:30-6 pm. Serenity Garden at Newport Presbyterian Church, 399 Hedrick Drive (off Hwy 321). Featuring Spirit of Smoky (a capella traditional).

TUESDAY, JUNE  25, 2013

Litter Pickup: Sevier County.

11 am to noon. Meet at the Gatlinburg “Spur” Welcome Center, 2 miles north of Gatlinburg on US 441 South (physical address is 1011 Banner Road, Gatlinburg), then carpool to one of the overlooks in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Music Performance: Blount County.

6-7 pm. 3067 Sam James Road, Maryville (private residence). Featuring Mark Durand and friends (old-time fiddle).

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013

Litter Pickup: McMinn County.

11 am to noon. Hwy 30 (Decatur Pike), Athens. Park at Athens Regional Park, Decatur Pike at Regional Park Drive.

Music Performances--Polk County.

3-4 pm. Ocoee Whitewater Center, 4400 US Hwy 64, Copperhill: two performances: Playing On The Planet (jazz-rock) and Matt Tooni (native American flute).