Newcomers joining favorites at Saturday’s CBC Bluegrass Festival

Published 9:26 am Sunday, September 4, 2022

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Two favorites – The Kruger Brothers and the Junior Sisk Band – are returning for the Carolina Bible Camp Bluegrass Festival, set for Saturday at the camp just outside of Mocksville.

Artists making their first appearance at the festival will include the award-winning young bluegrasser Carley Arrowood and the happiest bluesman on earth, Big Ron Hunter.

The day will include kids activities including face painting, a guided nature walk, introduction to the game of “Ga Ga Ball,” a “When I Grow Up” meet and greet photo op with skilled folks, and the parade of kids presentation of next year’s artists.

The Kruger Brothers

The annual CBC auction hosted by the Swicegood Group is open. Visit for details. Bid on-line, or in person at the festival, until 4 p.m. on the 10th. Auction items include a beach trip, a hunting trip, Merlefest tickets, a stay at The River House B&B in Grassy Creek, handmade items, Noritaki china sets, a bike, and more.

The dining hall will be serving up barbecued chicken and pork with sides.

Again this year, there will be a classic car display, the Swicegood Picker’s Place, and the Agape Nappin’ Cabin.

There will be two exclusive evening instrument workshops with the Kruger Brothers.

Carly Arrowood

Gates open at 10 a.m., with stage announcements at 10:45 and the Carley Arrowood Band starting the music at 11 a.m., followed by Big Ron Hunter at 12:15 p.m., the Junior Sisk Band at 1:30 and The Kruger Brothers at 3.

Tickets are available at, at Counter Point Music at 50 Court Square in Downtown Mocksville, at the Davie Chamber of Commerce,  or at Partners Real Estate on 854 Valley Road in Mocksville. Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 at the gate. Children under 12 are admitted free.