The 12th edition of the New Richmond Bluegrass Festival takes place August 24 to 31, 2014 and will feature the Lonesome River Band, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, the Bluegrass Diamonds, Ray Legere & Acoustic Horizon, Audie Blaylock & Redline, the Roys, the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band, Janet McGarry & Wildwood, Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters, the Clemville Kids, Out of Nowhere and more.
The New Richmond Bluegrass Festival, Quebec's first and only bluegrass music festival, takes place annually during the week leading up to Labor Day. They offer guests a unique festival experience with 7 days of music, camping and activities for the entire family. The festival takes place on the site of the Gaspesian British Heritage Village, an beautiful 82-acre historical village containing 20 heritage buildings on the shore of the Bay of Chaleur.
What started off as a two-day event with bands from eastern Canada, has grown to a week-long event featuring some of bluegrass musics biggest names as well as the Gaspé peninsula's best traditional musicians performing in our popular "after hours" shows. Don't miss nightly Field Pickin' in the campground, where amateur and professional musicians come together to entertain you into the wee hours of the morning. And you're more than welcome to join in.
Rough camping just steps from all the music is FREE with the purchase of a festival pass. And don't worry if you don't have a trailer or RV, there is a wide choice of lodging nearby. Come see why the New Richmond Bluegrass Festival has earned a reputation as being one of Canada's best bluegrass music festivals.