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Blackberry Jam 20th Anniversary in June

Great tunes, food and more over at Boyd Mill Farm on June 24.

The 20th anniversary of the Blackberry Jam is just around the corner! It takes place at Boyd Mill Farm (located at 3395 Blazer Road in Franklin) on June 24, 2023.

Headlining this year’s event is recording artist Shawn Camp. The Arkansas native is the penman behind #1 Billboard hits for George Strait, Josh Turner and Brooks & Dunn. The instrumentalist, who has accompanied Guy Clark and John Prine, frequently backs seamless lyrics with his fiery fiddle, guitar and mandolin riffs.

The Jam kicks off with the innovative banjo artist Michael Ricks, followed by folk duo Carol and Dale and friends. MSG Acoustic Blues Trio then takes the stage, returning to the Blackberry Jam for this special 20th-anniversary show. Performers of traditional Piedmont blues, this band can raise the roof with some old-fashioned house party tunes, make you laugh with their witty originals and then make you weep with blues ballads!

Gates will open at 4 p.m., with music from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. Dinner with a drink is available for $10 when buying your ticket. Menu Maker Catering is providing these delicious meal choices, all for a deep discount:

  • Option 1: BBQ Meal: Barbecued Pulled Chicken, Three Cheese Mac & Cheese, Baked Beans (Vegetarian), Roll & Butter, Fudge Brownie, Wrapped Cutlery & Bottled Sweet Tea
  • Option 2: Veggie Dinner Box: Seasonal Raw Vegetables, Hummus, Crackers, Fudge Brownie, Wrapped Cutlery & Bottled Sweet Tea
  • Option 3: Charcuterie Box: Cured Meats, Cheese, Crostini, Mustard, Nuts, Olives, Brownie, Wrapped Cutlery, Sweet Tea
  • SPECIAL 20th ANNIVERSARY DRINK: The Hard Bargain (age limit: 21 years): Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, Boyd Mill Farm Blackberry Jam, Ginger Infused Simple Syrup, Fresh Lemon Juice, Perrier, Mint (Note: No drink sales on-site – advance purchase only)

There will not be food trucks on site. And as always, you are welcome to bring your own picnic – lawn chairs, blankets, coolers!

Tickets are $10 advance, $15 at the gate until venue capacity is reached (12 years and under are free!). Buy tickets here.


  • Blackberry Jam
  • June 24, 4pm – 8:30pm
  • Boyd Mill Farm
  • 3395 Blazer Road, Franklin, TN


About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.