Sliced Bread Jam - Jam to great bluegrass music in Downtown Chililcothe, the Home of Sliced Bread.
The Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival held Saturday, June 14, 2014, at the Litton Agri-Center experienced perfect weather and the company of six bands and about 400 persons, according to Julie Ashbrook, administrator of the Chillicothe Area Arts Council, the organization presenting the event. Event chair person, Mary Lou VanDeventer, said the event received many compliments on the organization and location of the festival. “The bands were all fantastic," VanDeventer said, “and the crowd’s warm and enthusiastic response let the bands know their talents were truly appreciated.”

Mark Shockey, event committee member and campground host, reported that campers gave favorable reports and planned to return for the event in the future. In addition to Ashbrook, Shockey and VanDeventer, others serving on the festival committee were arts board  president Becky Wallace and community members Larry Deskins, David Mitchell, Jay Shirley,  Jan VanDeventer, and Don Wilhoit. The arts council plans to hold the Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival on June 19-20, 2015, at the Litton Agri-Campus in Chillicothe. 

A Toe-Tapping-Finger-Snapping-Good-Time
June 14, 2014--2nd Annual Sliced Bread Jam Festival
Chillicothe, MO—the “Home of Sliced Bread”
Presented by the Chillicothe Area Arts Council

Located at the Litton Agri Campus, 1 ½ miles west of the junction of Highways 65 and 190.
Food & drink vendors on site. This is a rain or shine event.
Gates open noon Friday, June 13 for camping.
Jamming - listening starts at 6:00 p.m.
No gate charge Friday.
Saturday, June 14 six bands perform 1 p.m. – 10 p.m. 
Day pass: Adult $15/Student $5  

Sliced Bread Open Jam is June 14 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for pickers and listeners.
For all the events, seating is provided. Lawn chairs are welcome, but may not be over 36 inches high.
This ticket cost IS NOT included on the arts council’s regular season ticket.

Camping available: (Electric $15, Dry & Tent $10) on a first come-first served basis.
Dump station with water available on site.

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