Martinsburg, WV (PRWEB) April 30, 2012
Pickin’ in the Panhandle has announced the lineup for their sixth annual music and BBQ festival. The 2012 headliners include bluegrass legend Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, country rockers Kentucky HeadHunters and Colt Prather, and favorites in West Virginia and beyond, the Davisson Brothers Band.
“Our goal is to provide a well-rounded lineup with a variety of bluegrass, country, Americana, and roots music artists,” said festival director Andrea Ball. “In years past, we’ve succeeded in introducing people to different interpretations of bluegrass. We’ve also included country artists to attract a different audience, many of which have become bluegrass music fans and repeat visitors to our festival.”
The 2012 lineup will feature:
Pickin’ in the Panhandle is also host to the West Virginia State BBQ Championship. Certified by the Kansas City Barbecue Society, the competition will crown the Grand Champion who will then represent West Virginia at the national level. The festival also hosts a backyard BBQ cook-off, a bluegrass band competition, children’s activities, arts and crafts, a beer garden (21 and older only), camping, and more. For more information, visit http://www.PanhandlePickin.com or contact the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention & Visitors Bureau at 304-264-8801.