(POTEAU) – On Friday May 6, 2011 from 6pm until 10pm and on Saturday May 7, 2011 from 9am until 3pm. Poteau’s Mainstreet will hold their sixth annual Bluegrass Festival and Car Show. The event is held in downtown Poteau, ”our mainstreet“, on Dewey Avenue starting in front of city hall through the second block. Friday night will host 4 bluegrass bands and Saturday will host a Singer/Songwriter Showcase with 3 amazing artists. There will be something for the whole family, including food booths, craft vendors, & kids games. The Classic Car show will begin on Saturday at 9am. The festival is a good time for all, free admission, and is open to all the public. Feel free to check out some our charming local businesses while down on Dewey Avenue and in the rest of Poteau. So bring a lawn chair and come on down to enjoy some blue grass music and just have a good old time! The Bluegrass Festival is co-sponsored by the Oklahoma Arts Council.

For more information on vendors, cars, or the event call Tyler Hall at Poteau Mainstreet 918-647-8648. Hope to see you there!