Uncle Dave Macon Days

Address: 312 S. Front Street Murfreesboro, TN 37130 Contact Email: thomchristy@gmail.com Phone: (615) 896-6288
View on map

Uncle Dave Macon Days is an annual Old-Time and Americana Music Festival that celebrates Uncle Dave Macon, legendary Banjo picker, Song Writer and unique Performer who became the first "star" of the Barn Dance, then Grand Ole Opry on WSM Radio in Nashville TN. "UDMD" is a nationally renowned Music Competition and Old Time Clogging, Buck, and Free-Style Dance Competition, a three-day Event that brings over 40,000 Old-Time / Americana Music and Dance Fans to Middle Tennessee every July. Uncle Dave Macon bought his home, at 8372 Woodbury Pike, in 1899. He and his wife raised seven sons there. After Macon's death Opry members helped erect a highway marker wiht an inscription from his song, "How Beautiful Heaven Must Be."

view the e-guide and learn more

Tennessee Vacation eGuide
The 2016 eGuide gives you instant access to Tennessee’s irresistible attractions and destinations. Peruse venues online, then put in your order to get a free guide delivered to your doorstep.

View on map

City: Murfreesboro, TN
Region: Middle Tennessee
Subregion: Nashville & Surrounding Areas

Admission Rates:
$5 per person, per day

Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways
Three statewide and 16 regional trails run through your favorite Tennessee destinations. The best part is you can decide when and where you want to travel. Discover more »

The Jack Trail
Saddle up and hit the Jack Trail, where you’ll explore history, music, horses and distilleries, with plenty of stops for barbecue and country cooking. Learn about this trail »