Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

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May 5, 2011

Mud Jam Music Fest kicks off this weekend

JACKSONVILLE — Roughly 200 people are already at River Run ATV Park gearing up for a weekend of mud and music.

The event is expected to attract between 4 and 5,000 people, according to owner Jeff Dorst.

“We're hoping it's going to be a huge hit,” he said. “This is our first one to do this big.”

The reason Dorst and his staff are planning for such a large turnout is because of the musicians.

The music, which begins Friday, comes from artists Jack Ingram, Cory Morrow, Tracy Lawrence, Jarrod Neimann, Whiskey Meyers and Honey Browne.

Tickets can be purchased for $50 at the gate.

Music begins Friday and the park office is open for registration from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.

For more information, visit riverrunpark.com or call 903-724-4100.

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