Southland Jamboree reveals 2019 artist lineup

By Matt Wickstrom

NewTown performing at the final 2018 gathering of the Southland Jamboree

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Southland Jamboree, the old-time music series that began in a lot next to Collins Bowling on it’s namesake Southland Drive in 2006 before moving to Moondance Amphitheater in 2015, has announced it’s schedule and artist lineup for it’s 2019 season, which begins on May 30.

The May 30 gathering will feature bluegrass group Southland Drive in what will be series’ first Thursday gathering as the Jamboree moves for it’s traditional Monday night slot in 2019. The rest of the schedule includes acts such as Kentucky Wild Horse, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, The Local Honeys, The Price Sisters, Chris and Jenn Shouse, and NewTown.

View the full schedule and artist lineup below.

5/30/19Southland Drive
6/06/19Kentucky Wild Horse 
6/13/19Cane Run Bluegrass 
6/20/19Uptown Blue 
6/27/19Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
7/04/19Chris & Jenn Shouse
7/18/19Custom Made Bluegrass  
7/25/19The Price Sisters
8/01/19Ida Clare 
8/08/19Blue Eagle Band 
8/15/19The Local Honeys
8/29/19Laurel River Line  

The Southland Jamboree was in danger in 2018 when funds to produce the series began to run dry. However, fans of the series quickly rallied to launch a GoFundMe campaign that raised over $8,000, reviving the series. While the campaign has been suspended for 2019, the Jamboree is still excepting donations. Learn more here.

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