Bluegrass fans from all over the world have set up camp at Salt Creek Park just northeast of Hugo, Ok. It's the 31st year for the Bluegrass festival, some have been setup for over a month, some just pitched a tent. The Daily Oklahoman reports that close to 2,000 people were on hand for Wednesday's performance and the four day total should reach 10,000. The festival is the largest Bluegrass event west of the Mississippi.This year see the Wildwood Valley Boys, Tommy Brown with County Line and the Tennessee Gentlemen are among the groups performing this year on the park's outdoor stage. After the stage performances head to the campsite to hear some of the best picking in the world. The festival is from August 3 to 7. Admission is $12 for a day pass. call (580) 326-5598 or (580) 326-5063. ! Need directions? Email questions to k955@neto.com

Special thanks to Choctaw County Chamber of Commerce member Jane Burgess for the pictures.

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