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Top quality bluegrass and gospel music is underway in Tucker County.

Pickin' in Parsons happens every August at the Five River Campground,

A total of 21 music groups will take the stage this year, including Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver; the Lonesome River Band; Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out; and Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice. This is the festival's 10th year. The festival runs until Saturday.

Gate prices are $85 for a 4-day pass; $70 for a 3-day pass; $35 for a single day. Kids 12 and under are free with a ticketed adult.

There are camp sites available if you'd like to spend a few days there. Full service camping is on a first come, first serve basis. Cost is $25 per night to camp. This includes city water and sewage, 30/50 amp electric, expanded cable TV and wireless Internet. A site can be held for up to 12 hours to cover travel time.

No pets are permitted in the concert area for this rain or shine event. No golf carts, high back or lounge chairs, alcohol or drugs is allowed at the festival. Armbands that will be provided must be worn at all times.

For more information about the festival, visit http://www.fiverivercampground.com/pickin-in-parsons.html.