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Rhonda Vincent at Jekyll Island bluegrass fest
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Rhonda Vincent, who is sometimes called the Queen of Bluegrass, plays with the Rage. - photo by Photo provided.

JEKYLL ISLAND — The 41st Annual New Year’s Bluegrass Festival on Jekyll Island will feature Rhonda Vincent and the Rage.

It will be in the New Convention Center, 75 North Beachview Drive. The indoor show features bluegrass fans and musicians from throughout the country.

The three-day event begins on Dec. 29 at noon and goes until 11 p.m. Thursday’s line-up features The Gary Waldrep Band, Phillip Steinmetz and His Sunny Tennesseans, Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice, The Seldom Scene, Marty Raybon (formerly with Shenandoah) and Full Circle, and The Trinity River Band.

Friday’s talent begins at noon and goes until 11:30 p.m. featuring Flatt Lonesome (winners of 3 IBMA Awards 2016) The Primitive Quartet, Darin and Brooke Aldridge, Goldwing Express, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver (IBMA Winner of Vocal Group of the Year for many years), and The Gibson Brothers, (Winners of IBMA Entertainer of the Year for two years). Old Friends with Paul Williams and Doyle Lawson will perform a 90-minute show at 4.

Saturday’s line-up begins at noon and goes until midnight, featuring The Moron Brothers, Malpass Brothers, The Inspirations, The Little Roy and Lizzy Show, The Farm Hands, Karl Shiflett and Big Country Show and Rhonda Vincent and The Rage. A finale, bringing in The New Year with all bands on stage will be at 11:45 p.m.

Tickets: 3-day reserved seats, $95 adult; $50 child (7-15). 3-day general admission, $90 adult; $45 child (7-15). Daily reserved: $45 adult. Daily general admission, $40 adult. Child reserved, $25. Child general admission, $20. Under 7 Free with parent)

For more information and tickets, Call promoter Adams Bluegrass, LLC at 706-864-7203, email, or go to

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