TERRAPIN HILL HARVEST FESTIVAL 2002

On the weekend of September 27th through 29th, people from all around will have an opportunity to come enjoy the best in local, regional and national music. The only Kentucky festival of its kind; Terrapin Hill Harvest Festival is three days of the best in music, locally grown fresh food, crafts, artisans, grassroots activism and camping. Two hand crafted stages, wide open bottom lands and an unbeatable family atmosphere help to make Terrapin Hill Farm one of the finest festival venues in all of Kentucky.

Terrapin Hill is a family-owned farm on 350 acres of certified organic land. Located just west of Harrodsburg, Kentucky along the Chaplin River, the festival venue is loaded with amenities. Fertile bottom fields, rolling hills in pasture, hardwood and cedar woods, numerous streams and a 1-acre pond combine to create a beautiful farm setting.

Since 1995, hundreds f musicians have played at Terrapin Hill Farm. Ranging from the David Grisman Quintet, Merl Saunders and The North Mississippi All-Stars to The John Cowan Band, Goose Creek Symphony and The Yonder Mountain String Band, the festival prides itself on the caliber and quality of the acts that are invited to play there.

This year the festival has another fascinating line-up with more power and depth than ever before. Terrapin Hill Harvest Festival 2002 offers a wide variety of music that ranges from jazz, to rock-n-roll, to bluegrass, to blues, along with the elite in creative improvisation. National touring bands such as Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, DJ Logic, Keller Williams and Dark Star Orchestra are all set to entertain throughout the weekend. Local phenomenon Green Genes, New Kentucky String Ticklers, Club Dub and more will also appear and add a central Kentucky flavor to an already heavily nationally accredited festival. Together with other national acts and local talent, Terrapin Hill Farm has endless music, late night jams and special guest appearances.

Last year, Terrapin Hill Harvest Festival brought in nearly 2000 people for two days of tremendous music. However, this year there is a third day of music adding even more to the weekend. Sunday September 29th will host a Heritage Day that includes the very best in bluegrass music. Together with his band, mandolin master Sam Bush will headline along with a number of other bluegrass greats.

Not only a chance to get out and enjoy great music with a supreme atmosphere, Terrapin Hill Harvest Festival is also an opportunity to show local support. The festival is dedicated to the small farmer, locally produced fresh food, environmental consciousness and a healthy community. Vending, crafts and grassroots booths will be set up throughout the farm. Combining the best in local, regional and national talent, while holding on to the roots of Kentucky heritage and bluegrass culture is the secret recipe for this amazing organic event

Terrapin Hill Harvest Festival is September 27th through 29th. Tickets and additional information can be found at the festivals official website, TerrapinHillHarvestFestival.com. In Lexington, tickets are being sold at CD Central, The Happy Turtle and The Fishtank Bar & Grill. Come out and enjoy Kentucky at its finest!


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