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Ralph Stanley Adds Huck Finn to Farewell Tour

Ralph StanleyOntario, CA -- The Legendary Dr. Ralph Stanley will make what is right now his final West Coast performance at Huck Finn Jubilee as part of his “Man of Constant Sorrow: The Dr.’s Farewell” tour, event organizers announced today. His farewell performance will be accompanied by a spectacular lineup of performers which include The Gibson Brothers, The Del McCoury Band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Sam Bush, Junior Sisk & Rambler’s Choice, Rhonda Vincent, The Boxcars, Chris Jones and the Night Drivers and other top-name entertainment still to be announced for the June 13-15 jamboree, held at Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park in Ontario, Calif.

Stanley’s unique and haunting voice won him a Grammy for his work in the movie, “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” At 87, he is a National Medal of Arts recipient, a member of the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame, and a Library of Congress Living Legend.

“We are extremely honored and humbled to be a part of Dr. Ralph Stanley’s farewell tour,” said Michael Krouse, President and CEO of the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau, owners of Huck Finn Jubilee. “He’s an American legend, who has preserved many of the old traditions of mountain music and influenced some of the industry’s biggest stars today.”

Huck Finn Jubilee, held each Father’s Day weekend, is one of the West Coast’s largest bluegrass festivals of its kind, featuring headliner bluegrass and country-themed performances, old time activities and contests, a jammer’s campground, fishing, raft-building, a water playground, living history displays and more. RV and tent camping are available, as well as discounted hotel packages that include lodging and admission tickets. Order early online or by calling 888-718-4253. For information, visit http://www.huckfinn.com

The Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau provides groups and meeting professionals with an unbiased, comprehensive resource when booking a tour, convention, meeting or event within the cities of Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Ideal for both leisure and business travel, the region boasts scenic mountains, deserts, vineyards and metropolitan areas that are both historic and cosmopolitan in character. For meeting needs of all sizes – from a conference room to a citywide convention utilizing the Ontario Convention Center – or for a special exposition or sporting event, the Greater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau will provide the necessary destination support tools to execute a successful experience. Visit http://www.DiscoverOntarioCalifornia.org

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