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31st Bluegrass Along the Harpeth features big crowds and big bands | Entertainment
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31st Bluegrass Along the Harpeth features big crowds and big bands | Entertainment

For the past 31 years, the fourth weekend in July has meant it’s time for the best of bluegrass music and dancing to take center stage in Franklin during Bluegrass Along the Harpeth.  The traditional music of mountain life, modernized a bit over the years with the introduction of a couple new instruments, filled the air in and around downtown Franklin Friday and Saturday.  Friday’s crowd was the largest first-night attendance on record, said Tommy Jackson, event producer.    “Some small businesses and vendors said they’d never seen so many people on the square [on Friday night],” he said.    ...