Bon Aqua Comes Alive With Two Oct. Music Festivals!


The rolling hills west of Nashville will come alive 7this fall with two major two-day music festivals being hosted by The Storytellers Museum in Bon Aqua, Tennessee.

The Storytellers Music Festival, scheduled for October 5-6 will be staged at the Storytellers Hideaway Farm, former creative home and retreat of music legend Johnny Cash.  Many of the family members and music industry friends who knew, loved and performed with The Man In Black during his iconic career will perform over the two-day event..

Headliners already announced include Larry Gatlin, Wanda Jackson and ‘Dukes of Hazard’ star John Schneider. 

Other performers set include:  Tommy Cash, Joanne Cash, Mark Alan Cash, Dallas Frazier, Phil Keaggy, T. Graham Brown, Stan Perkins, Ron Haney, Kevin Max, Earl Poole Ball, Jimmy Weber and longtime Cash drummer, W.S. Holland.. Johnny and June’s grandson, Thomas Gabriel will also be highlighting music from his newest studio project.

The outdoor weekend will be staged at the recently renovated rustic barn adjacent to Cash’s circa 1860 pre-Civil War log home that now serves as a tourist centerpiece on the Hideaway Farm. Equipped with state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems and formatted for both covered and open air seating, the venue has ample free parking. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and enjoy the beauty of the rolling landscape..

Food trucks, merchandise stands, and craft booths willl round out the two jam packed days of music and fun.

Doors will open on Friday, October 5 at 10:45 AM and on Saturday at 9:30 AM.

Tickets are now on sale through  September 30.  Single day event for Friday will be scaled at $35.00 Saturday admission will be $45.00.  A two day combo ticket can be purchased for $65.00.  Children 12 and under are free.  All ticket sales are in advance, pre-event and limited to 1,500 admissions.

Tickets are available online via Eventbrite.  Further information is also available

The Storytellers Music Festival will be followed later in the month with the October 27-28staging of the Second Annual Bon Aqua Bluegrass Festival.  Artists already confirmed to perform include Ralph Stanley II & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Remington Ryde, Nothin’ Fancy, Blue Mother Tupelo, and Larry Stephenson.  

For specific details and advance ticket information on this event go

The Storytellers Hideaway Farm is located at 9347 Old Highway 46, Bon Aqua, Tennesseejust a short drive from Nashville. From Nashville, take !-40 West to exit #172 in Dickson. Phone: (931) 996-4336.

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