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Bluegrass music emanates through Pine River

Though many bluegrass bands have vocals dominated by male singers, Amanda Cook and Kennesaw Ridge showed that there is plenty of room for female vocals during the Aug. 25 Lakes Bluegrass Festival.1 / 5
Jacob Underwood of the Bluegrass Express leads a banjo workshop at the Lakes Bluegrass Festival, Friday, Aug. 24.2 / 5
Travis Grimler / Echo Journal David Parmley and the Cardinal Tradition performs Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Lakes Bluegrass Festival in Pine River.3 / 5
The Bluegrass Martins croon the morning of Saturday, Aug. 25 at Lakes Bluegrass Festival.4 / 5
The Darrell Webb Band performs Friday afternoon.5 / 5

The 13th annual Lakes Bluegrass Festival featured four days of bluegrass music at the Cass County Fairgrounds in Pine River with both regional and national bands performing on stage.

Performing groups included the Malpass Brothers, David Parmley and the Cardinal Tradition, The Darrell Webb Band, The Purple Hull, Amanda Cook and Kennesaw Ridge, The Bluegrass Martins, The Bluegrass Express, Monroe Crossing, The Eelpout Stringers, Tim and Cindy & Friends, Shaffer's Lost Forty, and The Biscuit Boys.

The festival also featured instruction workshops taught by the musicians, impromptu jam sessions throughout the grounds, camping, food, dancing and more.

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KLICK! Photo Gallery - Lakes Bluegrass Festival 2018

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