WHITESBURG, KY: Seedtime on the Cumberland 2009, the 23rd annual celebration presented by Appalshop, will take place June 10 through 13 on the Appalshop festival grounds in downtown Whitesburg. Musical performances will include John McCutcheon, Ginny Hawker, Kay Justice & Tracy Schwarz, Ras Alan, Wayne Henderson, Jeni & Billy, Sparky & Rhonda Rucker, Roger Cooper, Turbo Pro Project, Jim & Ada McCown with Paul Smith, The Elkville String Band, Brett Ratliff, Paula Larke, Lee Sexton, Rich & the Poor Folks, and The Cowan Creek Pick and Bow All-Stars.
Seedtime will also offer film screenings, picking contests, gallery exhibits, Singing on the Mountain, literary readings, a Youth Bored concert, nature hikes, craft and food vendors, and the Carcassonne square dance. All events on Wednesday and Thursday will be free to the public, as will all festival activities before 3pm on Friday and Saturday. Admission to Saturday night’s square dance at 9:30pm will also be free to the public.
Seedtime tickets will be available for $10 per day or $15 for the weekend, with discounts available for advance purchases, students, seniors, and groups. Advance tickets sales will begin April 1 from the Seedtime website and at area businesses.
Submitted by Appalshop