Grassabillies to bring high-energy bluegrass blend to Travelers Rest on Thursday


TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – The Grassabillies, a high-energy trio based out of western North Carolina, will headline this weeks Harvest Market and Bluegrass Festival at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest. The event, which runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 19, features live music at the amphitheatre and Travelers Rest Farmers Market vendors at the covered pavilion.

The band — Robbie Helton on bass and vocals, Luke Edwards on guitar and lead vocals, and Randy Saxon on banjo, mandolin and vocals — is sure to be a crowd-pleaser with their "no rules" take on their blend of bluegrass, country, and roots rock n' roll. (The Grassabillies on the Web: websiteFacebook | Instagram)

Food vendors scheduled to be at this Thursday's event include Coastal Crust, Tandem, The Chuck Truck, Streatery and Chillwagon.

Market vendors will feature everything from seasonal fruits and vegetables to fresh meat products, herbs, honey, eggs, cheese, jams and jellies, artisan breads and baked goods, local makers and vendors, and more. (Vendor list below.)

Craft beer and wine will also be available.

Scheduled vendors (each Thursday): A Dapper Sandlapper; Appalachian Spirit Folk Instruments; ARTSYBOB; Blaine Owens Photography; C. H. Dixon Pottery; Chocolate Artworks, Cool Mountain Farm; Creasman Farms; Energi Treats; Fraylick Farm; Great Harvest Bread Co.; Green Valley Farms; Herb and Earth Soap Co; Local Leaf; Modern Forestry Soy Candles; Morningside Fermenting; Ms Lillian’s Pies; Palmetto Pickup Wines; Paper, Twine, & Twigs; Pick and Preserve; Red Clay Soap; Rocky Bottom Mushrooms; Saint Basil Farm; Satterfield Farms; Skyland Farms; Southern Berkshire Farm; Susan Allison Designs; Swamp Rabbit Tees; T.C. Redesign; The Painted Folk; Those Pickle Ladies; Tiny House Big Farm; Travelers Rest High School FFA; Upcountry Provisions Bakery and Bistro; Wild Harvest Soap Co; and ZANEWERKS.

Trailblazer Park is located on Trailblazer Drive (formerly Wilhelm Winter St)., accessible by Highways 25 and 276 as well as the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail.

No pets, coolers or smoking are allowed at Trailblazer Park events.

For more information about Trailblazer Park, click here.

For more information about the Travelers Rest Farmers Market, click here.


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