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June 3, 2013Chillicothe, MO |  By: Varney

Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival

The "Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival" comes to Chillicothe on Saturday, June 15.

The program is sponsored by the Chilliocothe Area Arts Council, Main Street Chillicothe, and the Greater Chillicothe Visitors Region. It runs from 11:30 a.m. until 9:30 p.m. on the courthouse square in downtown Chillicothe. Administrator for the Chillicothe Area Arts Council, Julie Ashbrook, says many blue grass bands will be performing at the festival.

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Ashbrook says the festival will be held rain or shine. Patrons should bring lawn chairs. If it rains the event will be moved to the Mervyn Jenkins Expo Center, a mile west of the junction of Highways 65 and 190 in Chillicothe. For more information about the bands or the event, you can visit