Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival

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Music, crafts, cars and family fun abound at the Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival. Held to celebrate the legacy of Daniel Decatur Emmett, author of such songs as "Dixie" and "Turkey in the Straw," the Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival showcases artists and musicians performing such styles as bluegrass, country, folk, oldies, rock-n-roll, Christian and big band.

Held on Wednesday through Sunday of the second week of August, the Festival's trademark is its outstanding music and entertainment format and a juried artisan exhibition offering awards for artistry and presentation.

Musical entertainment in the past has included such artists as Arlo Guthrie, The Letterman, Phil Dirt and the Dozers, The Kingston Trio, Arnette Howard, Jazz Arts Group of Columbus, The Four Aces, Back Beat, The Four Lads, Jan & Dean, The All-Ohio State Fair Band, The Avalons, Joey Dee & The Starlighters, The Vogues, and Paul Revere and The Raiders.

Visitors can take time out to see the historic sites of Mount Vernon including Dan Emmett's birthplace and the Woodward Opera House, America's oldest authentic 19th century theater.

For family fun and much more visit the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival.

Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival

Address : Downtown Mount Vernon, 107 South Main Street Mount Vernon OH
Phone : (800) 837-5282   (Always call and confirm events.)

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