Three Is A Charm for Plank Road Express at the
3rd Annual Battle of the Bluegrass
(Buchanan, VA, April 2012) On Friday April 27th the Buchanan Rotary Club presented the third annual Battle of the Bluegrass in Buchanan, and three was a charm for regional bluegrass band Plank Road Express. The only band to appear all three years, Plank Road Express had been the runner up in the two previous events. After winning the competition this year, they now hold the title “Best Bluegrass in Buchanan.” Appearing with Plank Road Express this year were Upland Express and Special Edition, who tied for second place, and Southern Depot and Blouin & Wolfe. The event was held at the historic Buchanan theatre where the area bands competed against each other, and audience participation helped determine the winner.
–Submitted by Kimberely Tyson