Agrestic Music and Arts Festival!

So, what are y'all doing next weekend? 

If I were you, I'd make plans to spend the 6th and 7th of June in Whitesburg at the Agrestic Music and Arts Festival for Autism.


For those of y'all who aren't intimately acquainted with the Southeastern corner of Kentucky, just take my word that everybody needs to visit the mountains in the summertime. Go ahead and pick up some allergy medicine before you go, because the pollen count is brutal, but trust me that the area is gorgeous this time of year. In case you need a better reason that natural beauty, how about live music, food, and art in support of autism education?




Two of my favorite hometown bands are on the Agrestic stage on Saturday. There's country-rock duo Sundy Best, and my daddy's band, Idle Time

Wait, Heather, what's that you say? Your old man is a rock star? You've been HerKentuckying with us for three years now and you haven't mentioned it before?  (Yeah, I know what you're thinking. I just was waiting for the perfect time to drop it on y'all casually, like when Billy Gibbons showed up on that show about Zooey Deschanel's sister.) Anyway, Idle Time is my dad's classic rock band. They're awesome, and they're rocking the Agrestic Festival.


Family loyalty aside, y'all should check out the Agrestic Festival next weekend. While you're in Whitesburg, get the pimiento cheese and fried green tomato hamburger at the Pine Mountain Grill. It's worth the trip.

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