EKY Music Festival Honors Mountain Music

Posted at 5:22 AM, Aug 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-21 05:22:27-04

OLIVE HILL, Ky. (AP) – Carter Caves State Resort Park in northeastern Kentucky is hosting a mountain music festival next month.

The annual Fraley Mountain Music Gatherin’ began as a family reunion and now honors old-time music and eastern Kentucky traditions. It is named for the late master fiddler J.P. Fraley.

The musical range includes folk, old-time, western, western swing and early country. The festival runs from Sept. 5 to 8.

Concerts will be held in the Park Amphitheatre on Thursday evening, Friday afternoon and evening, and Saturday afternoon and evening.  Concert fees range from $4 to $10 and a $25 weekend pass is available.

For more information visit the event website at