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TRUE BLUE BLUEGRASS BAND

Left to right: Steve Potts, John Miller, Jack Hatfield and Sam Carey

True Blue was founded by Jack Hatfield in the early 1980's, making them one of most experienced bluegrass bands in East Tennessee. They perform traditional bluegrass with occassional country and acoustic pop/rock selections sprinkled in for variety. True Blue has entertained at hundreds of weddings, clubs, conventions, parties, festivals and receptions. They perform regularly at Blackberry Farms, the top-rated Bread and Breakfast in the USA. They also perform at fine Knoxville restaurants and pubs such as Wild Wings Cafe and Boyd's Jig & Reel. While staff bluegrass band at Dollywood, Paul Brewster was featured as lead singer. Paul left True Blue to join Ricky Skaggs' band where he remains today. Other well-known musicians who have worked with True Blue include Richard Bennett, Michael Reno Harrell, Wayne Taylor, Doug Campbell and Roscoe Morgan.

True Blue is available to perform as a duo, trio, four-piece or five-piece band depending on the budget and the requirements of the event. Jack Hatfield also performs solo performances, either in concert or as a strolling banjo/fiddle/mandolin with comedy and sing-alongs. He did this for several years at Dixie Stampede dinner theater in Pigeon Forge. He also plays guitar and dulcimer. Available for concerts, festivals, conventions, parties, receptions, weddings - any special occassion.

For bookings: 865-428-8744

True Blue at Boyd's Jig & Reel - Country Roads

True Blue at Boyd's Jig & Reel - Salt Creek

True Blue at Boyd's Jig & Reel - Blue Ridge Cabin Home

True Blue at Wild Wings Cafe - Redwood Hill


TRUE BLUE/JACK HATFIELD PERFORMANCE CALENDAR

March 16 4:00-6:00 Shamrock Festival St Patrick's Day Celebration Market Square Mall, Downtown Knoxville TN

April 9 6:30-9:00 Wild Wings Cafe 1135 Campbell Lakes Dr Knoxville TN 37934

April 15 Hidden Mountaoin Resort A Sevierville TN private party

April 19 10:00 PM-1:00 AM Boyd's Jig 'N' Reel 101 S. Central St Knoxville TN 37902

April 20 12:00-3:00 The Inn at Blackberry Farms W. Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest or have lunch reservations)

May 1 12:00-2:00 New Harvest Park New Harvest Lane Knoxville TN Senior Day celebration

May 26 12:00-3:00 The Inn at Blackberry Farms W. Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest or have lunch reservations)

May 24 12:00-3:00 The Inn at Blackberry Farms W. Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest or have lunch reservations)

May 26 12:00-3:00 The Inn at Blackberry Farms W. Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest or have lunch reservations)

June 1 (Jack Hatfield solo appearance) Museum of Appalachia Old Time Fiddler's Convention, Norris TN

July 3 4:30-6:00 The Inn at Blackberry Farms W. Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest or have dinner reservations)

July 4 12:00-3:00 The Inn at Blackberry Farms W Miller's Cove Rd Walland TN (must be registered guest or have lunch reservations)

July 4 5:30-7:30 Forest Brook Fourth of July celebration

July 16 6:30-9:00 Wild Wing Cafe 1135 Cafe Campbell Lakes Dr Knoxville TN 37934

July 27 6:00-8:00 Jack with the Early Morning String Dusters Loudon TN

August 3 6:00-8:00 Jack with the Early Morning String Dusters Hardin Valley TN August 6 5:30-8:00 Ijams Park East Tennessee Bluegrass Association benefit Knoxville TN

August 7 Private Party - Louisville TN

August 12 6:30-9:00 Wild Wing Cafe 119 East Emory Rd. Powell TN 37934

August 17 10:00 PM - 1:00 AM Boyd's Jig 'N' Reel 101 S. Central St. Knoxville TN 37902

August 20 6:30 Private party - Gettysvue Knoxville TN

August 23 11:30 -12:30 Jack with East Tennessee Bluegrass Association All-stars - Blue Plate Special WDVX Radio Knoxville TN

September 9 2:00-3:00 Jack solo appearance - Arbor Terrace Assistd living Crosspark Dr, Knoxville TN

September 18 (Jack solo appearance) National Banjo Championship - Winfield Kansas

<, September 27-October 2 (Jack solo workshop appearance) John C. Campbell Folk School Moorseville, NC

October 4 (Jack solo appearance) Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddler's Convention Athens, AL

November 7-9 (Jack Hatfield solo workshop appearance) North Carolina Banjo Clinic, Asheville NC)

November 23 10:00 PM-1:00 AM Boyd's Jig 'N' Reel 101 S. Central St. Knoxville TN 37902