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Ozarks Celebration Festival Brings Well-Known Bluegrass Musician to Springfield

Ozarks Celebration Festival is coming up on Saturday September 12th and Sunday the 13th at Missouri State University. This year’s festival offers musical entertainment, including a repeat performance by a big name band that was here for the festival last year. KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports.

Information about the Ozarks Celebration Festival

You might not recognize Dan Tyminski’s name but you might recognize his voice.

This song, “Man of Constant Sorrow” is from the soundtrack of the movie “O Brother Where Art Thou.” The song and the soundtrack both earned Grammys. Dan Tyminski and his band will do two performances during this year’s Ozarks Celebration Festival. Barb Jones is the festival organizer.

Jones says, "On Saturday, they'll be at the Max Hunter Stage. They'll perform from 5-6PM. Sunday, they'll be in our Concert Under the Stars in the Strong Hall Ampitheatre. The ice cream social and concert starts at 6PM. Beau Brown and his group The Lowdown Fancy will play from 6:30-7:45. Dan Tyminski takes the stage at 8PM and he'll play til 10PM."

In addition to the concerts and activities for adults, the festival also has activities for kids. There’s even a kids music tent.

We have a link to information about the festival on our website,