WE'RE NOT AT LEMARS IN 2019,
WE MOVED EVERYTHING TO
FREMONT, NEBRASKA, NEW
DATES, OCTOBER 3-4-5-6
This is the big one, moved to the Christensen Field house in Fremont, Nebraska, Oct. 3-4-5-6. We'll have three stages all inside one building to make it easier for our elder fans. Air conditioned or heated, whatever we need. Bring lawn chairs for your own comfort. We're an all-family event, kids are free. No liquor or illicit drugs. Please come and support our efforts at keeping this kind of music, this kind of festival, this kind of Christian sharing, alive and well.
Bob & Sheila Everhart
44th National Old
Time Music Festival
Has been priced out at LeMars, Iowa. The unsurmountable attempt at raising the cost of doing the festival both for the year and the year ahead at the same time made it financially impossible for us to continue in LeMars. We have moved the 44th National with different location and different dates. It will be held at the Christiansen Field House in Fremont, Nebraska....
October 3-4-5-6, 2019
This festival is sponsored by Royal Flair Music Publishing Company affiliated with BMI, Broadcast Music Inc., and the Iowa Agricultural Expo, a presentation of Rural America's life-style, from agricultural living to agricultural artistic and musical aspirations, and the Rural Roots Music Commission.
3 STAGES of entertainment for four straight days!
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HERE'S A LIST OF THE INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL, REGIONAL AND LOCAL ENTERTAINERS AND FESTIVAL HELPERS WHO MAKE THIS EVENT POSSIBLE, I'LL PROBABLY MISS A FEW THERE ARE SO MANY. I ALSO HAVE A FEW NAMES ON THAT HAVE NOT CONFIRMED YET. WE WELCOME EACH AND EVERYONE OF THESE GIFTED ARTSTS TO OUR SMALL EFFORTS AT KEEPING 'LIVE' MUSIC 'ALIVE.' IF I FAILED TO LIST A NAME, PLEASE NOTIFY ME SO I MIGHT CORRECT IT. THANK YOU!
Jeannie C. Riley - Jeannie Seely
Randall Franks - Terry Smith
Joe Babcock - Gail Davies
Jimmy Bowen - and more!
Jacob Austin Band (TX) - Kylie Austin (from NZ) - Bobby Atkins (NC) - Annie & Teri Avery Ia) - Ron Affolter (Mn) - Allyn Anderson (Ia) - David Anderson (Mo) - Rich Bellert (Mn) - Cowboy Joe Babcock (from Nashville) - Dan Bowers (Mo) - Paul Burnett (Ia) - Tommy Buller (from Nashville) - Mike Behnk (Ne) - Jimmy Bowen (from Nashville) - Aspen Black (Va) - Kimberly Kaye Bachman (SD) - Earl Binns Ia) - Sammy Cook Ne) - Doreen Brown (from Canada) - John Cox (Ne) - Dolly Susan Crow (NZ) - The Center State Bluegrass Band (Mo) - Kathy Dovel (Ne) - Cynthia DeMarco (Ia) - Josh Daniels (Mo) - Charlie Davis (Ne) - Don Diemer (Co) - Christian Davis Bluegrass Band (Tn) - Gail Davies (from Nashville) - Rochelle Dumler (Ne) - Terry Durr (Ia) - Dale & Caroline Eicher (Ia) - Dave Elifrits Mo) - Billy Egr (Fl) - Paul & Betty Fay (Ia) - Randall Franks (Ga) - Barb & Dale Frazier (Ia) - Teressa Franken (Ne) - Kathy Graeve Acco0rdion Emporium (Ia) - Bob Gillis Band (Ne) - Gary & Donna Gibbs (Ar) - Ed Gary (Az) - David Green (Ia) - Dori Lund (Ia) - Casey Hughes (Ia) - Eldon & Pat Hardekopf (Ia) - Jerry & Maggie Hughes (Mo) - Mike & Tesa Heldenbrand (Ia) - Greg Haverdink (ND) - Carol Hartig (Ks) - Craig Howell (SD) - Chari & Louie Heldenbrand (Ia) - Emma Lin Heyen (Ia) - Dale & Jeanne Heeren (Ia) - Connie Heisler (Ne)- Luanne Hunt (Ca) - Jim Hughes & Shirley McCord (WV) - Larry & Donna Harms (Mo) - Terry Juhl (Ia) - Mark Jenkins (Ia) - Allen & Nancy Jensen (Mn) - Don Joy & Melanie Lynn (Mo) - Lucy Jackson (Ar) - Lyle Johnson & Big Deal Band (Mo) - Jay & Joyce Kelly (Ne) - Mitch Kephart (Ia) - Bob Keim (Ne) - Sharon & Roger Kenaston (Ne) - Allen & Jill Kirkham (SD) - Angel Kucera (Ne) - Rod & Tonga Luther (Ne) - Sandhills Harmony (Ne) - Sherwin & Pam Linton (Mn) - Joyce & Phil Leonard (Mi) - Jack & Sheila Langley (Ia) - Freddie Larson (Ia) - Kenny & Janette Luellen (Ne) - Bill Lear (Mo) - Matney Sisters (Ia) - Ted & Alice Miller (Ne)- Keith Miller (Ia) - Donnie Miller (Ne) - Rayne Magill (Ia) - Shirley Miller & The Orange City Music Makers (Ia) - Bruce & Betsy Mullen (Wa) - Jason Martin (Newfoundland) - Lee Muller (Ks) - New Legacy Bluegrass Band (Il) - Tim McCasland (Tx) - James & Joyce Norris (Oh) - Russ Nordman - Walt Peterson (Ia) - Ben McClure (Ia) - Donnie Poindexter (Ok) - Ervin Pickhinke (Ia) - Kim Plender (SD) - Elaine Peacock (SD) - Walter Pogue (Ne) - Maria & Roger Petersen (Ne) - Jim Mohatt & Plum Tuckered Band (Ia) - Mary Channer Paul & Molly (Ne) - Art Peterson (Ca) - Jeannie C. Riley (from Nashville) - Betty & Ed Rydell (Mn) - Abe Reddekopp (Mo) - Ramblin' Rangers (SD) - Dwayne Reed Family (Ne) - Wayne Roberts (Mn) - Buddy Sizemore (Ne) - Terry Smith (from Nashville) - Jeannie Seely (from Nashville) - Hilary Scott (Wa) - Andy Stanley (Mi) - $2 Dave Steffen (Ne) - Stangl Family (Ne) - Tom Sharman (Ne) - Don & Carolyn Schleis (Ia) - Jan Schiferl (Ne) - Bob Sweeney (Ia) - John Tesdell (Ia) - Dudley Clair Thompson (Canada) - Walt & Judy Tomenga (Ia) - Don Taft (Ia) - Fred & Dorthy Techau & Marilyn (Ia) - Kurt & Deb Von Sternberg (Germany) - Paul Wold (Ne) - Don Wrolson (Ia) - Bernie & Tom Worrell (Fl) - Lindsay Waddington (Australia) - Gary & Janet Wiedeman (Ia)
More than 250 country entertainers, from around the world, show up to perform at America's old-time music, traditional country, bluegrass, folk, blues, mountain, hillbilly, everything that was once a popular genre among rural folks. Our destination in music is, and always has been, 'excellence' and you will find it with those performers everywhere they are. We are very happy to welcome some 'talent buyers' this year, especially those who do "Goldrush Days" in Sidney, Nebraska.
It takes a ton of money to put a festival of this size and length. Once you have your ticket, it covers everything on the grounds. One-day adult admission, for all four stages, is $20 Thur-Sun. There is no further senior discount. Anyone under the age of 18 gets in 'free' of charge. An adult 4-day season pass is only $70. Hard to beat that. Please ask about our special bus-load admission prices.
There is a huge parking area right next to the staging complex, very easy to walk the short distance to any of the major stages. The parking fee is $2 per day for each vehicle utilizing the property to park a vehicle.
We have 150 30-amp electrical hook-ups first come first serve, no reservations) Camping is on a level field only steps from the entire 4-stage complex. Sidewalks and easy walking make all of the building handicapped accessible. Camping fees with electric and water are only $20 a day. There is a free dump station on the grounds. If you choose to camp in a tent, it's only $10 a day. A car accompanying a camper is free.
We pride ourselves in having good food at this event. Everything from burgers - cheeseburgers - wood-fired pizza - cheese curds - turkey legs - pulled pork - chicken with rice - brisket - egg roll - ribbon fries - plantains - chili dogs - steak fingers - to an authentic 'Philly" sandwich, and just about everything in between from to kettle korn, ice cream to soda pop, and hamburgers to potato ribbons. Not expensive either.
Holiday Inn Express - 402-753-3850
Baymont Inn - 402-721-3700
Countryside Inn - 402-721-1109
Econo Lodge - 712-402-4310
Fairfield Inn - 402-620-4680
Ranch Motel - 402-721-5544
Rodeway Inn - 402-721-8400
Super-8 - 402-727-4445
44th National Old Time
Oct. 3-4-5-6, 2019
Christensen Field House
Rural Roots Music Commission will make their CD of the Year Awards at the same time.
650 Main St
3 miles south of I-80, Exit-70