The third annual 'Chowder Festival' takes place on Sunday, September 20th, beginning at 10 a.m. This event was an instant hit in 2007, drawing thousands of people to sample the many variety of chowders prepared by an array of local restaurants. Last year, a stronger musical presence was added to go along with the ever growing group of contestants. Highlighted with an appearance by country star, Jimmy Wayne -- who just happened to have the number one hit on the country charts at the time!
This year promises to be even bigger, with 20 plus vendors entered to win the annual chowder simmer fest.
Sundays event will feature by local Blue Grass favorites, Twisted String Band at 11 a.m. Seventeen year old country sensation, Renee' Lussier takes over the stage at 12:30 with her fabulous band, Branchwater. At 2:30, the 'Ultimate Country/ Rock Weapon,' Loose Cannon Live' comes back to Troy for the third time this season. The 9 piece, country horn band features the 'Ultimate Country Front Man, Greg Simmons, and is comprised of a veteran professional lineup of fantastic musicians! Loose Cannon was the surprise hit at the recent Ford Country Festival, opening for four straight days for some of the biggest country stars in the world.
Chowder, ice cream, and great music -- sounds like a plan to me!
So come on out on Sunday and visit the Chowder Festival. It's just one more reason to, 'Enjoy Troy.'