Originally from Jay, Florida, Cook acquired a love of bluegrass from her father who played the banjo throughout her childhood. In 2007, Amanda formed bluegrass group High Cotton with her father and received her first taste of performing, fueling a fire to continue on a professional level.
Dave Adkin’s band plays Adkins’ award-winning originals and chart-topping songs along with country and rock classics that have fans jumping to their feet. Adkins impressive lead vocals along with the top-tier energy of the band makes for a highly entertaining performance.
The Cotton Pickin Kids
Taking the stage for the first time in 2017, The Cotton Pickin Kids were taught at a young age to play various instruments whether it be the guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle or harmonica.
Hillspring Drive is a Bluegrass Gospel band from McIntosh, Alabama.
Blue Mullet is a Fairhope-based bluegrass band, steeped in traditional, contemporary, and Gospel bluegrass.
Down Home 2.0
A long-time area favorite reuniting just for this year’s festival!