Nov
15

Bluegrass Festival Returns to Jekyll Island

Start the new year off with pitch-perfect pickin’ at the New Year’s Bluegrass Festival on Jekyll Island!

Being held January 3 to 5, 2013 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center, the annual Festival features the best known names in Bluegrass, all set in the beauty of Jekyll Island’s serene shores.

Now in its 37th year, the 2013 Bluegrass Festival brings together both novice and new fans of the musical genre to experience this one-of-a-kind concert series. Whether you own four banjos or have never heard of a pickin’ party, you’ll be sure to have a great time listening as these acclaimed musicians take the stage.

Produced by the Dahlonega, Ga.,-based Adams and Anderson Bluegrass Festival organizers, the three-day musical showcase will bring together a renowned program of acclaimed performers. On the line-up for this year’s Festival are some of the biggest names in the Bluegrass world, including The GrascalsThe BoxcarsThe Gary Waldrep Band and Doyle Lawson and the Quicksilvers.

 

All three days of the musical showcase will be held at the ocean-side Jekyll Island Convention Center. Adult admission is $40 per day, or $95 for all three days. Children’s admission, for children ages 7 to 15, is $20 per day, or $45 for all three days. Children under 6 years of age are admitted free. Both general admission and reserved seating options are available. For a complete Festival schedule, as well as to purchase tickets, visit the Festival website at:  www.adamsandandersonbluegrass.com.

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Mar
11

A SIGHT TO BEHOLD

By Andrea Marroquin

In March of 1921, a Tiffany stained glass window was installed in Jekyll Island’s Faith Chapel, portraying the theme, “David Set Singers Before the Lord.”

The window was created in memory of Jekyll Island Club President Frederick Gilbert Bourne, head of the Singer Sewing Machine Company.  The title playfully refers to Bourne’s [...]

Mar
11

Oglethorpe University hosts an elite field for the annual Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational Golf Tournament

by Robbie Burns, rburns@jekyllisland.com

Jekyll Island, the nearest faraway place, is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, natural beauty and fabulous golf.  The next chapter in its rich golf history will be written March 14-16 with the annual Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational, America’s largest college golf tournament.

A total of 54 Division III golf teams, 30 [...]

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