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30th MACC/Bluegrass Classic Bluegrass Festival July 16 - 19, 2014

The MACCThe 30th Annual Musicians Against Childhood Cancer (MACC)/Bluegrass Classic Music Festival at Hoover Y-Park, Columbus, Ohio takes place July 16 - 19, 2014. Proceeds from this festival will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Since the year 2000, MACC and you have donated $755,690.00 to St. Jude and the Y.M.C.A., helping children around the world. This year will be the 15th Year for Musicians Against Childhood Cancer.

48th Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival

Bill MonroeThe Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, winner of the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Association’s IBMA Bluegrass Event of the Year Award, will hold their 48th annual festival June 12-21, 2014. This world famous event, known as the longest continuous running bluegrass festival in the world, will take place at the Bill Monroe Memorial Bluegrass Music Park & Campground in Bean Blossom (Brown County), Indiana.

Huck Finn Jubilee: California’s Jam and Bluegrass Festival

Ralph StanleyOntario, CA -- Huck Finn Jubilee, California’s jam and bluegrass festival, will feature three days of music this Father’s Day weekend, showcasing some of the top names in the industry including The String Cheese Incident, The Del McCoury Band, Rhonda Vincent, Sam Bush, The Gibson Brothers and the legendary Dr. Ralph Stanley, who will make his final West Coast performance at Huck Finn as a part of his farewell tour.

Summergrass Bluegrass Music Festival 2014 Two Months Away

Summergrass 2014Summergrass San Diego is now going into its 12th season! Wow!! What a wonderful and fun achievement. Currently, they are gearing up for another fantastic festival. So, mark you calendar for this premier happening in San Diego County, August 15-17, 2014, at the Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum in Vista, CA.

World Wide Bluegrass to Broadcast from Grey Fox

Gray FoxWorld Wide Bluegrass is proud to announce they will be broadcasting live for two days from the main stage at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival on Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19. Join WWB personality “The Other” Steve Martin as he presents music, interviews, observations and up-to-the-minute news from the festival site.

ROMP Bluegrass Fest Spotlights Artists

Old Crow Medicine ShowOwensboro, KY -- Old Crow Medicine Show returns to the ROMP stage. With a recent induction to the Grand Ole Opry Hall of Fame, and their newest record, Remedy, set to release July 1st, Old Crow Medicine Show has come a long way from busking on the streets of New York City to make their second appearance on the ROMP stage.

FreshGrass sets 2014 Workshop Schedule

Alison BrownNorth Adams, MA -- FreshGrass, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MASS MoCA) three-day festival of bluegrass and roots music, offers a comprehensive series of workshops by performers, educators, and industry-insiders. The festival offers a multitude of opportunities to learn the tricks of the picking trade from the best in bluegrass music. FreshGrass takes place September 19-21, 2014, on MASS MoCA's campus. In addition to its killer lineup of top-of-their-game performers and a full slate of stimulating workshops, the festival features a contest with over $15,000 in prizes, its own locally brewed beer, luthier demonstrations, children's programming, downtown camping - and an unrivaled experience for fans - the best bluegrass and roots music in the country bouncing off the bricks in every corner of the historic museum campus.

Bluegrass Museum Ramping Up For ROMP

Sam Bush at ROMPOld Crow Medicine Show, David Grisman, Sam Bush, Railroad Earth, Ricky Skaggs, Del McCoury, Sarah Jarosz, and 23 String Band are among the dozens of talented acts set to perform at Owensboro's ROMP Festival, June 25-28. ROMP Festival is a four-day music and camping festival hosted at both the museum, in downtown Owensboro, and at Yellow Creek Park, a gorgeous 150-acre facility that is a perfect setting for a music festival. ROMP features traditional and legendary bluegrass artists alongside old time and progressive bluegrass musicians who expand the boundaries to the far-flung roots and branches of bluegrass.

Huck Finn Hosts Dr. Ralph Stanley, The Del McCoury Band, Rhonda Vincent

Ralph StanleyOntario, CA -- Huck Finn Jubilee, California’s jam and bluegrass festival, will sport three days of music this Father’s Day weekend, showcasing some of the top names in the industry including The String Cheese Incident, The Del McCoury Band, Rhonda Vincent, Sam Bush, The Gibson Brothers and the legendary Dr. Ralph Stanley, who will make his final West Coast performance at Huck Finn as a part of his farewell tour.

ROMP VIP Ticket Give Away

ROMP 2014Owensboro, KY -- You could win the ultimate VIP ROMP Festival experience. The International Bluegrass Music Museum which hosts this outstanding annual bluegrass music festival hs having a prize give away contest. One lucky winner will get the ultimate VIP ROMP Fest experience and VIP Prize that includes Two VIP weekend passes, Four night stay at the Hampton Inn and a $100 Gift Card to Synergy Organic Clothing. The entire package is valued at $1700! Head over to the ROMP Fest Facebook page to enter.

Frankfort Bluegrass Festival Fundraiser Enables Free Event

Town MountainIn the charming little town of Frankfort, IL, a big event happens every summer. Bluegrass music lovers and families gather on the Green for a free two-day music festival and activities. Approaching its fourth year, the Frankfort Bluegrass Festival hopes to keep this community festival going for years to come.

Summergrass Festival 2014

Summergrass 2012San Diego, CA -- Summergrass San Diego is Southern California's most exciting bluegrass music festival! Held at the Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum in Vista, CA, a fascinating 40 acre outdoor museum, you won't want to miss it! 2014 Headliner lineup will be featuring: Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Della Mae, Special Consensus, Bluegrass Etc, Sonoran Dogs (Sunday Only), and Front Country. Also appearing will be: Sweet Tidings, Virtual Strangers, Shirt House Band, Molly Tuttle & John Mailander, Rusty Gait, and Prairie Sky.

Emmylou Harris Headlines FreshGrass 2014

Emmylou HarrisNorth Adams, MA -- 13-time Grammy winner Emmylou Harris plays this year’s FreshGrass festival, MASS MoCA’s weekend wonderland of bluegrass and roots music held on September 19-21. Harris is one of the most admired and influential women in music, and her addition to an already powerful lineup of traditional and progressive music guarantees that this year's festival will be the best yet. FreshGrass, MASS MoCA's annual festival of bluegrass and roots music, features a host of well-known, much-loved artists, along with FreshGrass discoveries, in its return to the museum campus in North Adams, Massachusetts.

Planet Bluegrass Turns Green with Yondersod

Planet Bluegrass StageLyons, CO -- Last December Yonder Mtn String Band threw down an epic evening at the Boulder Theater with special guests Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, and many others. 100% of the proceeds from that show were donated to our flood recovery here in Lyons. A week ago that generosity came alive in the form of "Yondersod" -- the 7 acres of lush green that now blankets the Planet Bluegrass Ranch. This arrival of green was an emotional transformation that helped us envision, even more clearly, the return of Festivarians and tarps to the Ranch this summer after the 500-year flood that devastated Lyons last September.

34th Annual Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Bluegrass Festival This Week

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Bluegrass FestivalDenton, NC -- The maestro of the mandolin, Doyle Lawson, one of the lions in the Bluegrass genre, is returning to the Denton Farm Park the weekend of May 8-10, 2014, for the 34th Annual Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Bluegrass Music Festival. The artists performing this year include Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Marty Rabon, Larry Sparks, the Crowe Brothers, Goldwing Express, Bill Yates and the Country Gentleman Tribute Band, Little Roy & Lizzy, The Church Sisters, Audie Blaylock & Redwine, James King Band, Balsam Range, A Deeper Shade of Blue, Lonesome Will Mullins, The Boxcars, Lonesome River Band, Big Country Bluegrass, and a special performance from Doyle Lawson, J.D. Crowe and Paul Williams billed as ‘Old Friends.’

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