JEFFERSON — The sixth annual Countrygrass Festival will take place Friday-Sunday, Aug. 16, 17 and 18, at Broken Acres Family Retreat, 160 Valley Road.

Aug. 17 will feature Nashville, Tenn., recording artist Tony Booth and singer and fiddle player Jade Jack.

Entertainers also include Allen Tradition, The Misty Mountaineers, Pat and Fred Thompson, Chris Fyfe, Jared Alley, Family Tradition, Bob Elston, Slim Andrews, Marlene Carpenter and more.

A snack bar will sell hot dogs, hamburgers, bean hole beans, fried chicken and dessert. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. There will be free parking and camping in the rough.

Tickets cost $10 on Aug. 16, when the festival will take place from 4 to 9 p.m.; $20 on Aug. 17, from 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; and $10 on Aug. 18, from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Children younger than 12 are admitted for free. Proceeds benefit charities supported by the Maine Academy of Country Music. The festival will be held rain or shine.

For more information, call 426-9580 or 691-7545 or visit

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