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Brooke & Darin Aldridge at the Dumplin Valley Bluegrass festival

Darin, Brooke, John Cowan

Bluegrass Awaits at Dumplin Valley

Calling all of the Dumplin Valley Gang! We’re excited to welcome the incredible Darin and Brooke Aldridge back to the stage in 2024. Get ready for a weekend filled with harmonies and real festival bluegrass music in the heart of Kodak Tennessee's beautiful countryside.

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Darin & Brooke Aldridge: Bluegrass Family

Darin and Brooke Aldridge are not just musicians; they're a part of the Dumplin Valley bluegrass story. They've been carrying on the tradition of bluegrass music for years, and their talent has earned them several high level awards, including Brooke's four time consecutive IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year titles and Darin's IBMA Mentor of the Year award.

When you feel the warmth and honesty of Darin and Brooke Aldridge, you're not just listening to music; you're taking a journey through emotions and memories. They seamlessly blend traditional bluegrass with a modern flair, creating a sound that's both familiar and with a fresh appeal to new audiences.

Darin, Brooke, ETSU

Chart-Topping Hits and Grand Ole Opry Stardom

Darin and Brooke Aldridge's music career took off really fast when they started playing with John Cowan in 2016. John Cowan is a famous bass player who is in the Bluegrass Hall of Fame and helped start a band called New Grass Revival.Playing with John Cowan has helped Darin and Brooke get to perform with other big-name artists like Keb Mo', Vince Gill, and Jimmy Fortune. John Cowan says that he loves Brooke and Darin's singing, their playing, and how kind they are to everyone they meet. He says that being friends with Darin and Brooke has made his life better.

Darin and Brooke Aldridge recently played with John at the Dumplin Valley Farm Session event, and everyone was blown away by their performance. Amazing to have such internationally famous musicians playing in the barn.

Darin and Brooke Aldridge's music reaches far beyond the festival stage. They've had multiple chart-topping albums, and they have been featured on CMT, GAC, and PBS. They've even performed at the Grand Ole Opry 17 times, which is pretty fancy.

'Inner Journey': A Mix of Friends and Growth

Darin and Brooke Aldridge's recent album, 'Inner Journey,' is a true demonstration of how they’ve grown over the years. It showcases their incredible vocal harmonies, their ability to tell stories through music, and several special guests. Each track on the album is a gem, from their soulful rendition of "Every Time You Leave" to their upbeat cover of "Teach Your Children." Just in time for the Christmas season they've released a new album, "Hometown Holiday". It's definitely going on my wishlist from Santa this year.


A Festival Experience You Won't Forget

The Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival is more than just a concert as many of you know, it's an experience. The once moth-balled dairy barn turned bluegrass venue surrounded by like-minded music lovers, listening to authentic bluegrass, and making new friends sitting next to you or in the campground. Darin and Brooke Aldridge are sure to put on a performance that you'll never forget.

Bring your folding chair and camper to Dumplin Valley Farm

If you're a fan of bluegrass music, then you need to be at the Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival in 2024. Darin and Brooke Aldridge are sure to put on a show that you'll never forget. Register now, make plan, and begin looking forward to great fun in Kodak.

Join the Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Community

We're thrilled to have Darin and Brooke Aldridge on stage for 2024, and we want you to be a part of this unforgettable experience. Here's what you can do:

1. Follow Darin and Brooke Aldridge on social media: Stay up-to-date with the latest news, tour dates, and behind-the-scenes glimpses of the band's musical journey.

2. Join the Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Facebook Page: Be a part of our vibrant online community where fellow bluegrass enthusiasts share their love for the genre. Get updates on the festival, interact with fellow fans, and stay in the loop.

3. Reserve Your Campsite for 2024: There's no better way to immerse yourself in the bluegrass experience than by camping at Dumplin Valley. Wake up to the sounds of nature and spend your days surrounded by the music you love.

4. Grab Your Weekend Passes: Don't miss out on a weekend filled with world-class bluegrass performances, camaraderie, and memories that will last a lifetime. Secure your tickets now!

So, mark your calendars for September 2024, and get ready to experience bluegrass at its finest. Join us in celebrating the music we hold dear, and let's make this festival an event to remember.

We hope to see you there!

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