Jesse and Joy McReynolds invite you once againto the Pick Inn in beautiful Gallatin, Tennesseeon Friday, July 10thand Saturday, July 11th for the SUMMER PICK INN PARTY & JESSE McREYNOLDS’ 80th BIRTHDAY BASH. This two day, music-filled party will celebrate Jesse’s lifetime of musical achievements and offer up the finest in bluegrass music and southern hospitality. Fans, friends and fellow musicians are all invited to share in the fun.

As always, Jesse McReynolds has brought together a selection of fine players and singers includingDaniel Rothwell, Judy Carrier & Rens Vreeburg, The Straight Arrow Boys, Smokey Lonesome, The Chigger Hill Boys & Terri and plenty of surprise guests! Radio personality Harv Mason will be your guide through this unforgettable weekend of entertainment headlined by the legendary Jesse McReynolds & the Virginia Boys. The SUMMER PICK INN PARTY will also be the place to be for the 2009 Virginia Boys Band Reunion! All former Virginia Boys band members are invited to attend, perform and share their memories of their time on the road with Jim & Jesse.

The fun begins at 4:00 PM CSTon Friday, July 10th with a concert and country-style meal. The music continues on Saturday, July 11th beginning at 12:00 PM. Admission is $10.00 per day. Camp sites are available at the Pick Inn (rough camping for $10 per night for up to 4 persons- camping on Friday and Saturday nights). Please contact Joy McReynolds at or 615.452.7321 for reservations.

JESSE McREYNOLDS is known world-wide as a bluegrass legend and master of the mandolin. Proclaimed, “…one of our most influential and innovative mandolin players…” by Mike Seeger and, “…a musician’s musician…” by Bill Vernon (Muleskinner News), Jesse has continued to influence bluegrass musicians around the globe. With a string of hits as half of the legendary Jim & Jesse, Jesse’s work includes the classics “Diesel on My Tail,” “Are You Missing Me,” and “Dixie Hoedown.” Jesse’s powerful mandolin playing has also left its mark on American popular culture, most notably through the Jim & Jesse album Berry Pickin’ in the Country and his work on The Doors’ Soft Parade album. He is currently working on a tribute to Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter of The Grateful Dead. Jesse McReynolds has been a proud member of the Grand Ole Opry for over 44 years, an IBMA Hall of Honor member and has been recognized multiple times by The Recording Academy for his work in bluegrass music. More information on Jesse’s long career can be found at

THE PICK INN is located at 550 Zieglers Fort Road in Gallatin, Tennessee across from BledsoeCreekState Park. The Pick Inn has played host to Jesse McReynolds’ Pick Inn Party Radio Show as well as numerous weddings, concerts and other special events. To reserve the Pick Inn for your next gathering, please visit or contact Joy McReynolds at 615.452.7321 or .


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