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Russell Moore Announced as Uncle Dave Macon Days Heritage Award Recipient

Left to Right - UDMD Board Member Dr. Michael Doubler, Russell Moore, UDMD Executive Director Ben Wilson, UDMD Board of Directors President Gloria ChristyUncle Dave Macon Days Heritage Award recepient is Russell Moore. The Uncle Dave Macon Days Heritage Award recognizes and honors individuals who have dedicated their careers and life perpetuating, preserving and promoting old-time music and dance. Moore joins the ranks of many of his peers including Doyle Lawson, Dailey & Vinent, Jesse McReynolds, Rhonda Vincent, Marty Stuart LeRoy Troy, and many more.

Uncle Dave Macon Days Trailblazer Awards

Tennessee Mafia Jug BandThe Uncle Dave Macon Days Trailblazer Award is presented to an artist, musician, or individual who have developed old-time musical performance styles and techniques that blaze the trail for others to perpetuate, emulate, refine, and follow into contemporary genres.This year’s Trailblazer Award winners are Leroy Troy, Roland White, and The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, collectively. The award recipients were recognized on stage Friday night, July 11th.

J.D. Crowe and Mike Snider to be Honored at 2012 Uncle Dave Macon Days

J.D. CroweMurfreesboro, TN -- One of an elite group of highly charged down-home old-time and bluegrass music and dance competitions, the 35th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days festival is set to kick off July 13-15th, at Cannonsburgh Village in historic Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The celebration includes the two award honors of outstanding recognition -- the 2012 Heritage Award and the Trailblazer Award. This year, Mike Snider will be presented the 2012 Heritage Award and bluegrass banjo legend, J.D. Crowe will receive the honored 2012 Trailblazer award. A purse of more than $15,000 is at stake during Friday and Saturday's Uncle Dave Macon Days competitions along with many other activities at the all-family event.

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