American Mule and Bluegrass Festival

2nd annual
American Mule & Bluegrass Festival
September 27th through October 1st, 2022!

Calsonic Arena
721 Whitethorn St.
Shelbyville TN.37160

Come join us for mules, crafts, fun and Good Bluegrass music!

This is a charity event and will be benefiting Freedom Sings USA.
Freedom Sings
Freedom Sings USA's Mission is to help veterans, military personnel, and their families
throughout the country reach emotional balance by telling their stories
through the creative process of songwriting.

Don't miss this!
For a limited time only
$33.00 for all 3 days to all events and craft fair.
Veterans with service ID get in FREE
(kids 6 years of age and under get in free).

$15.00 daily ticket will be available at the gate
Go to our Tickets Page to reserve now!

We will have tons of events for the whole family.

(Be sure to reserve your camping spot & stalls! Go to the Forms & Applications for reservation.

Some of the events will be:

  • 2-3 day Wagon Train Ride with Fish Fry
  • Mule Shows and Competitions
  • Mule and Draft Horse pulling
  • Craft Show
  • Food Trucks
  • Wagon Masters show of wagons
  • Chuck Wagon Cooking dinners
  • Cast Iron Cooking Competition and tasting
  • Educational area for children about Mules and Bluegrass
  • Mule churning Ice Cream and Petting Zoo
  • Pumpkin "patch" area
  • Cowboy demonstrations
  • Roping activity and Branding of wood
  • Nightly Bluegrass concerts inside Calsonic
  • Clogging and Square Dancing
  • Outdoor Stage for concerts and picking during the day

Entertainers and much more info is on the way!

Be a sponsor! Go to Sponsorship Info for more information.

Be a part of our Craft Fair! Go to: Forms & Applications for the Vendor Application.

Gabriel, "Buddy" an American made Black in color coming 2-year-old John mule. Gabriel was donated by Heritage Realty Company of Shelbyville TN.

He will lead, load, and clip. Buddy will be given away Saturday night, Oct 1,2022, during the bluegrass band break.

Donations are going to Freedom Sings USA. Go to Mule Donation for your chance to win.

We will be broadcast live daily on WLIJ radio Station FM 98.7 and AM 1580!

Good memories from the 2021 Festival!

Rhonda Vincent headlined the 2021 festival

Winner of Angel mule drawing - Tom Goodbar from Ohio

fun times

Tanner Colvin AMBF winner of Steve Edwards Trail Saddle Riding Fiddler best all around mule 2022

For more information, contact
Marty Ray Gordon

Schedule Entry Forms/Applications Sponsorship Info Tickets About Us