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Diamond Rio to play Canton Labor Day

The CMA, Grammy winning, and six-time Vocal Group of the Year Diamond Rio will be headlining the 114th Canton Labor Day Festival presented by Champion Credit Union and sponsored by Ingles Markets. 

The live music will start at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, and at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 6, in Sorrells Street Park in downtown Canton. 

Rounding out the bill are International Bluegrass Hall of Famer Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, southern rocker Joe Lasher, along with performances by Ryan Perry Band, Whitewater Bluegrass, and more.

The event will also showcase artisans and farmers from Western North Carolina with the Everything Handmade or Homegrown Vendor Market, Classic Car show, Free Splash kids’ zone, Ultimate Air Dog Show, and Food Truck Row.


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