Pat Kay Band – Saturday 1-5 on the Main Stage

Missouri native salutes the music traditional to the Ozarks; where Old-Time Fiddle music received a quick flash fry of foot stompin’ Country Blues as it made its way across the Mississippi River. The songs are a collection of stories, often ancient in verse but timeless in meaning, and carried with reverence for this forgotten music bred to uplift from the tangle of struggles in a bygone era. The arrangements and delivery, however, represent a convergence of music roots separated at birth in Western Africa where the banjo was conceived. It’s widely known that traditional bluegrass music doesn’t allow drums. In this, aptly coined “Stompgrass” music, percussion is not only encouraged, but required… and the ease with which a banjo and a hypnotic tribal rhythm reunite waves a fist in the face of convention. So, too, does the execution; with vocals, a kick drum, foot tambourine, guitar, banjo, harmonica, and more all incredibly being performed at the same time by one person.

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Reverend Mac and the Phat Cats Saturday on the Monroe Stage from 1-5pm

The Retro Nerds Saturday Noon-4pm at the Bee’s Knees Bee Garden

The RetroNerds are an 80s tribute band from St. Louis, MO. They perform the best hits of the 80s in perfect sync with the original music video on multiple displays while dressed as nerds! Multiple computers and ipads control all aspects of the sound, video, and lighting to turn this live performance into a show of musicianship, retro music, and FUN! Tape up your glasses and come watch four fun nerds put on a unique show experience!

Fiddler’s Contest Saturday 1pm at the United Methodist Church

The fiddlers will be back at the 20198 Apple Festival with a competition at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 5 at the United Methodist Church in Versailles.  The contest is sponsored by the Marker Family. 

Visit the Fiddler’s Contest Page for more information.

For more information, call J.J. White at 573-789-0144.

Community Worship Service – Sunday 8am on the Main Stage

Join us for a community wide worship service on Sunday morning at 8am on the Main Stage in front of the courthouse.
Bleacher seating is available, but feel free to bring a lawn chair or a blanket and join us on the Courthouse lawn.

Jackson Fischer – Sunday on the Main Stage 10am – 2pm

Jackson Fischer is a Morgan County native who’s played all over mid Missouri. Playing a mix of country, rock’n’roll and folk from six decades with only an acoustic and microphone.

Sonshine Road – Sunday 10am-2pm on the Gospel Stage (E Jasper Street)

Sonshine Road is a husband/wife multi-award winning, Nashville Recording, Bluegrass Gospel Duo. Members of Mo-Kan Gospel Association, CGMA (Country Gospel Music Association), USAGEM (Nashville), ICGMA (Internation Country Gospel Music Association), H.A.B.O.T. (Heart of America Bluegrass and Ol-Tyme Music). Sonshine Road goes and shares their testimonies and music where God leads or opens a door for them to. It’s about touching hearts and saving souls…giving hope to those walking through valleys and enduring trials.

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