JACKSONVILLE -- April 23, 2001 --
The first annual Talladega Mountains Bluegrass Festival will be held on
May 4 and 5 at the Cheaha Mountain Amphitheatre on Highway 9, featuring
Distant Cousins, Foggy Hollow, Karl Shiflett and Big Country, Glenn
Tolbert, and Bent Creek. Tickets are $8/Friday, $15/Saturday, or $20
for a two-day pass. For further information, call 256-831-5564 or
256-782-8010. This year's festival is a benefit for the Talladega
Mountain Natural Resource Center, a cooperative effort between
Jacksonville State University, the National Forest Service, and U. S.
Fish and Wildlife Service.