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Southern Music Rising Festival takes over downtown Monticello

04-19-13 The Boxcars

Nashville’s Boxcars will headline this weekend’s Southern Music Rising Festival in downtown Monticello.

Beginning tonight (April 19) the Boxcars (shown above) will perform on stage at the Monticello Opera House from 7 p.m. until midnight followed by an after party downstairs with the Zydeco Band. Tickets are $35 for the entire event or $15 for the after party only.

The festivities pick back Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p..m with multiple performance stages throughout downtown and at the Opera House with a variety of merchant and food vendors. An all-day pass is $15 with free admission for children under 12. Saturday’s entertainment line-up includes Slim Fatz, The New 76ers, Swingin’ Harpoon, Ernie Evans & The Florida State Bluegrass Band and more.

For more information, visit online at southernmusicrising.com.

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