Band perform at the May 2015 Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival.


The Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival will kick off four days of music Thursday night at Granite Hill Camping Resort as the festival celebrates its 73rd semi-annual event.

This long weekend will host dozens of bands, two stages, workshops, a "Bluegrass Academy for kids," food, merchandise and plenty of arts and craft vendors.

The Dave Adkins Band, Volume 5, Lonesome River Band, The SteelDrivers and many more acts are set to perform over the next four days.

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If you go 

What: The 73rd Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival 

When: Aug. 18 through 21

Where: 3340 Fairfield Road, near Gettysburg

Cost: Four-day ticket, $125; three-day, $100; two-day, $65; Thursday ticket, $35; Friday, $45; Saturday, $45; Sunday, $45. 

For more information on tickets, click here.

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