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Front Country band members (left to right) Adam Roszkiewicz, Jeremy Darrow, Melody Walker and Jacob Groopman perform July 14 at the eighth annual Frankfort Bluegrass on the Green festival. 22nd Century Media file photo
Longtime Frankfort Bluegrass Festival volunteers Kim McArther (left) and Nikki Giblin pose for a photo at the 2018 festival. Community members are encouraged to volunteer by signing up at the festival website, Photo submitted
Submitted by Frankfort Bluegrass Festival
2:30 am CDT July 10, 2019

The industry has spoken and the rich sound of bluegrass music has catapulted Frankfort into the global spotlight.

The International Bluegrass Music Association proclaimed Frankfort Bluegrass on the Green the 2018 Event of the Year during its awards ceremony gathering in Raleigh, North Carolina, last September.

One year removed from the ultimate praise from peers, the organizing committee is hardly resting on its laurels, but rather hustling to top last year’s award-winning event and rallying the volunteers needed for another successful undertaking.