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Dollywood’s Barbeque & Bluegrass 2013

Published May 25, 2013 / Last Updated October 17, 2015

Dollywood’s Barbeque & Bluegrass festival 2013 kciks off featuring the legendary Ricky Skaggs

Dolly’s love for toe tappin’ bluegrass, savory southern barbeque and family togetherness made Dollywood’s Barbeque & Bluegrass a star-studded festival that is very close to Dolly’s heart. Growing up with bluegrass music instilled a love for the mountain music in Dolly which she has been able to share with everyone at Dollywood’s Barbeque & Bluegrass festival.

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Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival 2011

Published August 19, 2011 / Last Updated October 17, 2015

Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival returns to Dollywood for 2011 season

Dolly’s said that everybody knows she loves bluegrass music.

“That’s why I’m so very proud to bring my Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival back this year. We’ve got fine pickers and mighty fine barbecue to spice things up, too! I realized Dollywood fans have a real hunger for bluegrass music and great tastin’ barbeque. Since I aim to please, I’m proud to say Barbeque & Bluegrass is back and better than ever at Dollywood.”

The festival returned to Dollywood Aug. 19 through Sept. 5 and featured big names like Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, J.D. Crowe & The New South and Riders In The Sky.


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Red, White and Bluegrass at Dollywood

Published September 24, 2004 / Last Updated October 17, 2015

Musicians from across the country flock to Pigeon Forge, Tenn., for Red, White and Bluegrass at Dollywood

When Dolly is involved, putting on a bluegrass concert series is more like a Bluegrass Blast. For three days, Dollywood visitors enjoyed music by award-winning artists across the theme park. Dolly said,

“I love listening to bluegrass music just about as much as I love singing it. That makes me especially proud to present bluegrass music’s finest at Dollywood during my Bluegrass Blast.”

Nine-time GRAMMY Award winner Ricky Skaggs, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys and the Del McCoury Band headlined the event. All concerts were free with admission to Dollywood.

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‘White Limozeen’

Published May 11, 1989 / Last Updated August 23, 2015
Team Dolly is a collaboration of writers, editors, and publishers assembled by Dolly Parton Productions. Each member is dedicated to accurately publishing the latest news and historical archives of the living legend that is Dolly Rebecca Parton.

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Dolly releases 29th solo album, ‘White Limozeen’

Dolly released her 29th solo album ‘White Limozeen’ in May 1989. The country album was produced by Ricky Skaggs and featured a duet with Mac Davis along with a cover of Don Francisco’s ‘He’s Alive.’

‘White Limozeen’ scored two No. 1 singles, ‘Why’d You Come In Here Lookin’ Like That’ and ‘Yellow Roses,’ climbed to No. 3 on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums chart, and was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. ‘Why’d You Come In Here Lookin’ Like That’ earned Dolly a GRAMMY nomination for Best Female Country Vocal Performance.

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