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MusicFest in Sugar Grove Held July 14-15

BOONE—The ninth annual MusicFest ‘n’ Sugar Grove will be on July 14 and 15. The festival is sponsored by Appalachian State University’s Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Program and Cove Creek Preservation and Development Inc.

Performers include The Kruger Brothers from Switzerland, Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, Larry Keel and Natural Bridge, the Biscuit Burners, The Cockman Family and the ETSU Bluegrass Band.

The festival will be held at Old Cove Creek School in Sugar Grove in Watauga County.

Visit or for directions, and performance and workshop schedules. To purchase tickets online, visit

Tickets also are available through July 13 from the main office of BB&T in Boone, Boone Drug at Deerfield and in Foscoe, Mast General Store in Boone and Valle Crucis, Cove Creek Store in Sugar Grove, Historic Cove Creek High School, Ashe County Arts Center in West Jefferson and American Hardware in Mountain City.