Long Journey Home is Johnson County's Heritage Arts and Music Celebration
Long Journey Home is Johnson County's Heritage Arts and Music Celebration held every Labor Day Weekend and celebrated year round. You can hear clawhammer banjo played on the front porch of the Clarence "Tom" Ashley homeplace, Buskin' on Main Street with the premiere of a new AMK film Short Life of Trouble: The Story of G.B. Grayson. A new mural is unveiled each year and the hills come alive with the sounds of Old Time and Bluegrass!
Temple Reece's mural depicting the historic Lopsided 3 Train was unveiled in 2018!
Long Journey Home CD
Learn all about Johnson County's Musical Heritage and hear 20 songs from the Johnson County Repertoire, including selections from G.B. Grayson, Clarence "Tom" Ashley, Clint Howard and Fred Price as well as present day pickers.
Johnson County's Heritage Arts and Music Celebration is proudly sponsored by:
East Tennessee Foundation
Johnson County Community Foundation
Tennessee Arts Commission
Johnson County Arts Council
Danny Herman Trucking
Johnson County Community Theater
Johnson County Bank
Farmers State Bank
Johnson County Center for the Arts
Bob and Minnie Miller
Joe Dean Ashley
Russell and Kathy Love
Mike and Temple Reece
The Town of Mountain City
Johnson County Senior Center
Mountain City Funeral Home
The Ralph Stout Family
Smith & Cockett
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