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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Apr
22

Marriott Hotels Approved for Jekyll Island

The Jekyll Island Authority Board of Directors approved a hotel development proposal presented by Trammell Crow Company which will bring three hotels and up to 535 new hotel rooms to the island. The project will take place on the site of the former Buccaneer Beach Resort and Georgia Coast Inn. The former hotels, both built [...]

Apr
22

Apex will be released this weekend!

Apex is a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle that stranded on Little Cumberland Island on July 26, 2013. When Apex stranded, it was obvious why. He/she had been attacked by a large shark. Sharks are an apex predator of the oceans (hence the turtles name) and are one of very few natural predators of sea turtles. [...]

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