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Organizers: Founders Park's first big concert a booming success

Organizers: Founders Park's first big concert a booming success

June 8th, 2015 9:57 pm by Tony Casey

Joined by more than 500 people on Founders Park's Great Lawn Saturday evening for a ticketed concert, what Tracy Johnson was hearing was music to her ears.

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That's a wrap: Blue Plum festival concludes 16th succesful weekend

That's a wrap: Blue Plum festival concludes 16th succesful weekend

June 7th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jessica Fuller

As downtown Johnson City winds down to prepare for business as usual this week, organizers of Blue Plum's 16th year deem the festival to be a success.

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Crowds enjoy sunny weather for Blue Plum's busiest day

Crowds enjoy sunny weather for Blue Plum's busiest day

June 6th, 2015 10:31 pm by Jessica Fuller

Rain stayed away from Blue Plum's busiest day Saturday, giving the festival sunshine and warm weather as live music, brews and enticing aromas filled downtown Johnson City's streets with crowds.

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Second annual Brewhaha attracts beer lovers to downtown Johnson City

Second annual Brewhaha attracts beer lovers to downtown Johnson City - VIDEO

June 6th, 2015 10:14 pm by Dylan Chesser

Blue Plum festival goers enjoyed sampling a seemingly never-ending variety of craft beers Saturday at the second annual Blue Hop Brewhaha.

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Even more Blue Plum pictures

Even more Blue Plum pictures

June 6th, 2015 7:47 pm by David Floyd

Many, many people showed up for the second day of the Blue Plum festival. Bands played, balloon animals were made and storytellers regaled audiences in the gazebo beside East Main Street.

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With photo gallery: Blue Plum's footprint continues to grow, change for 2015 festival

With photo gallery: Blue Plum's footprint continues to grow, change for 2015 festival

June 5th, 2015 11:03 pm by Jessica Fuller

Downtown Johnson City is teeming with music, vendors, aromas and people this weekend as the 16th-annual Blue Plum festival fills the streets.

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Johnson City CrossFit competition finds new home with Blue Plum festival - VIDEO

Johnson City CrossFit competition finds new home with Blue Plum festival - VIDEO

June 5th, 2015 10:48 pm by David Floyd

You wouldn't think it looking at him, but Jack Rickman, 51, has a family history of diabetes and high blood pressure. Rickman is a wall of muscle, and he attributes much of that to his involvement in CrossFit.

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Founders Park entrance sign hit with graffiti before Blue Plum Festival weekend

Founders Park entrance sign hit with graffiti before Blue Plum Festival weekend

June 5th, 2015 10:35 pm by Tony Casey

Just ahead of Blue Plum Festival weekend - and its two big ticket items scheduled for Founders Park - graffiti marred some of the public art within the city park's parameters.

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Blue Plum 2015: Ready to go

Blue Plum 2015: Ready to go

June 5th, 2015 11:18 am by David Floyd

Johnson City residents taking a stroll this morning around the Lady of the Fountain will be delighted to see the downtown ready to accommodate the 80,000 people expected to attend the 2015 Blue Plum festival.

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Races will delay travel on roads in downtown Johnson City

Races will delay travel on roads in downtown Johnson City

June 4th, 2015 4:19 pm by Staff Report

Motorists on Commerce Street, West Market Street, West Watauga Avenue, Elm Street, Fairview Avenue, Boone Street, Wilson Avenue, Whitney Street, Hamilton Street, Hillcrest Drive and Lamont Street will experience a delay Friday at 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

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