The countdown has begun for Long Journey Home 2018
"Black Smoke a Risin' and it Surely is a Train"!
The fun begins with a kickoff Dinner and Dance Thursday.
Buskin' on Main Street on Friday brings music, food, friends, and even a film to Downtown Mountain City this year!
The Musical Heritage Tour and Mural unveiling on Saturday is all about Trains and the music they inspired. From G.B. Grayson, Clarence "Tom" Ashley, to Fred Price and Clint Howard, Johnson County's musical history is full of train songs, like Train 45, that heavily influenced the development of early country music. Let us take you back to a time long since passed, when music was part of every day life.
Finally, we will close with a Sunday Singin' that will leave you with a song in your heart 'til we meet again.
Join us in Johnson County for a Labor Day Weekend that is authentic and unforgettable.
The 2017 Long Journey Home featured the Historic 1925 Fiddler's Convention, a watershed in the development in professional country music.
In 2018, you're in for a treat as we celebrate the history of Johnson County's trains and the music they inspired with "Black Smoke a Risin,' and it Surely is a Train."
Johnson County's Heritage Arts and Music Celebration is proudly sponsored by:
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