Opening ceremonies of last Saturdays Bluegrass Festival were conducted by Master of Ceremonies, Ben Sandoval. There was an invocation by Pastor Dan Wuthrich from Mayer. 

Ben Sandoval [photo by Sue Kirsch]

Presenting the colors by Cordes Lakes Memorial American Legion Post 122. The National Anthem was sung and there was a short welcome by “The Arizona Duuude”.

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

Here are some of the highlights of this event. The first band of the day was “THE REAL DEAL”, a group of excellent young musicians.

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

“THE BACK PORCH BANDITS”.

[photo by David DeGomez]

Beautiful tunes by “GREENWOOD SIDEE”.

[photo by David DeGomez]

Music teacher Annie Beach brought her “JAM PAK GROUP”. This is a terrific group of talented musicians from 4 years old, taking turns in leading each song. A joy to behold!

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

Retired teacher GITA SILVER won the raffle drawing for this Soleri Bell. The raffle was conducted by the Highway 69 Chamber and is to benefit local schools.

The festival was organized and sponsored by the Highway 69 Chamber of Commerce.

[photo by Sue Kirsch]

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