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PCC’s Alumni Partnership hosts Bluegrass festival with six bands on September 8

Published Saturday, September 1, 2018
by Elizabeth Townsend

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Don't miss the 6th Annual “Pickin’ by the Lake” held at Mayo Lake Amphitheater on Saturday, September 8, 1 – 9 p.m.

This Bluegrass festival, hosted by Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Alumni Partnership, offers a lot of pickin’ and grinnin’, as well as the opportunity to meet PCC students who have benefited from the previous success of Pickin' by the Lake through scholarship funding.

Enjoy the sounds of these 6 bands with this year’s exciting line-up:
Drive Time 1 p.m.
Charlie Oakley & Blazin Grass 2 p.m.
Salt and Light 3 p.m.
Flatt Lonesome 4 p.m.
The Malpass Brothers 5:30 p.m.
Lonesome River Band 7 p.m.

Ticket Information
Tickets are $30 and available online at through September 6, as well as at the gate the day of the event. Children under 12 are free.

Gate opens at noon. Free parking is available with courtesy golf carts driving guests from the parking lot to the amphitheater. Blanks and lawn chairs are suggested.

Food will be available for purchase from Beaver Creek BBQ and Martin Concessions. “Pickin’ by the Lake” t-shirts will also be for sale. All proceeds from the event support student scholarships at Piedmont Community College.

For additional information call Patti at (336) 322-2105 or visit or