From October 11 through October 14, The Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America (SPBGMA) will again host their America Showcase of Bands at the Northeast Missouri fairgrounds on Highweay 11 East, Kirksville, Missouri. Camping and Jamming are a favorite part of this annual event.
This year, the nine bluegrass bands showcasing will include The Ophoven Family, Bluegrass Brigade, The Burie Family, Lost Hill Bluegrass, Raydio Flyer, Copper Creek, Grass Roots Revival, Bluegrass Blondies, The Bluegrass Martins and guest bands are always welcome.
The show goes on, Rain or Shine, as the shows are held in the all-season multi-purpose building. Food will also available. There are many accomodations available in the area for those who desire not to camp.
Full information is available from the SPBGMA web site (pdf).