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FOX61 Student News: Americana music rocks the hills at the Black Bear Americana Music Festival

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Story by Harlequin Sullivan & Ella Penna, Shepaug Valley High School

The Black Bear Americana Music Festival is an annual americana fest.

It has a great family vibe and many friendly people. It has some great food, vendors, and most of all some Rockin’ Americana music.

From western swing, bluegrass, folk, rockabilly, cajun and so much more, this is a great event to enjoy a variety of music.

There were many state and regional vendors,

Black Bear Americana Music Festival puts together many types of bands that you can grow a love for over the days.

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