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Amazing DelFest just Weeks Away - Open Submission Winners

DelFest 2014DelFest 2014 will once again be held at the beautiful Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD (2.5 hrs from Baltimore and DC). The festival originated from the desire to create a family-friendly music festival celebrating the rich legacy of McCoury music while creating a forum for world-class musical collaborations and to showcase fresh new talent with a down-home feeling. Produced in association with High Sierra Music, the 7th Annual DelFest will again offer a quality festival experience stamped with the unique McCoury touch. Personally chosen by Del, the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD served as the perfect location for DelFest--nestled along the Potomac River in the scenic Appalachian Mountains, the Fairgrounds are convenient to four major airports and easily reached by rail or road.

Bluegrass at the Pines Festival Supports the Arts

Cathedral of the PinesIn support of the arts, the Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge, NH, today announced the “Bluegrass at the Pines” festival on Sunday, July 13, from Noon to 8:00pm. “It’s time for New Hampshire to enjoy summer bluegrass,” says Don Upton, Chairman of the sponsoring organization. The one-day event, which overlooks majestic Mt. Monadnock in southwest New Hampshire, features great bluegrass music by several New England bluegrass bands that are well-known in the region. This is one of the very few day-long bluegrass festivals scheduled in New Hampshire in 2014, according to several bluegrass-related websites.

Fiddler's Grove Ole Time Fiddler's and Bluegrass Festival May 23-25

Cockman Family Bluegrass BandUnion Grove, NC -- In 1924, H.P. Van Hoy, a schoolteacher and fiddler, thought of an innovative way to raise money for Union Grove School; he would hold a fiddler's convention. The convention became a tradition, carried on in recent years by Harper A. Van Hoy, H. P. Van Hoy's son. On May 23-25, 2014, the fourth generation of Van Hoy descendants will open the gate for the 90th iteration of that acclaimed musical institution: a weekend of competition, performances by invited musicians, workshops, jamming, and the renewal of years-long friendships. This is the oldest fiddler's contest in North America, acclaimed a Local Legacy by the Library of Congress, icon of the genre, and not to be missed. The Fiddler's Grove Ole Time Fiddler's and Bluegrass Festival is held at 1819 West Memorial Hwy., Union Grove, NC.

Bluegrass Festival Kicks Off Summer Season at Chantilly Farm

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme OutChantilly Farm invites the public to come out for the one of the region's largest bluegrass and mountain music events to kick off the venue’s summer season. In its fourth year, the Chantilly Farm Bluegrass and BBQ Festival will feature performances from some of the most notable acts in Bluegrass music. The one day event takes place at Floyd County’s Chantilly Farm (2697 Franklin Pike SE) on Saturday, May 24, 2014 from 11am until 10pm.

Huck Finn Jubilee Jam-Packed Schedule of Events

Sam BushOntario, CA -- Huck Finn Jubilee, the West Coast’s ultimate jam and bluegrass festival, has released a schedule of events jam-packed with three days of top headliner performers, workshops and activities this Father’s Day weekend. This year’s music lineup includes some of the biggest names in the industry, including The String Cheese Incident (Friday and Saturday nights), The Del McCoury Band (Friday), Rhonda Vincent (Friday), Sam Bush (Friday), Keller Williams with the Travelin’ McCourys (Saturday), Dailey & Vincent (Sunday), Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver (Sunday), and the legendary Dr. Ralph Stanley (Saturday), who will make his final West Coast performance at Huck Finn as a part of his farewell tour.
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Fiddler's Grove Ole Time Fiddler's & Bluegrass Festival this May

Fiddler's GroveUnion Grove, NC -- In 1924, H.P. Van Hoy, a schoolteacher and fiddler, thought of an innovative way to raise money for Union Grove School. He would hold a fiddler's convention. The convention became a tradition, carried on in recent years by Harper A. Van Hoy, H. P. Van Hoy's son. On May 23-25, 2014, the fourth generation of Van Hoy descendants will open the gate for the 90th iteration of that acclaimed musical institution: a weekend of competition, performances by invited musicians, workshops, jamming, and the renewal of years-long friendships. This is the oldest fiddler's contest in North America, acclaimed a Local Legacy by the Library of Congress, icon of the genre, and not to be missed. The Fiddler's Grove Ole Time Fiddler's and Bluegrass Festival is held at 1819 West Memorial Hwy., Union Grove, NC.

Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival Supports Anacostia River

Kingman Island Bluegrass FestivalThe Fifth Annual Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival presented by Whole Foods Market, features two main stages of bluegrass and Americana music with returning headliners The Hackensaw Boys and more. The festival will celebrate local music, food, and culture as well as the revitalization of the Anacostia River. The event takes place Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 12:30 PM to 8:00 PM.

Advance Tickets Ends 4/30 for Graves Mountain Festival

Graves Mountain FestivalSave $$ and get early bird discounted tickets by April 30 for the 22nd Annual Graves Mountain Festival of Music taking place May 29-31, 2014. Advance tickets are only $75 for 3-Days. Order now by phone at 540-923-4231, the Graves Mountain website or by sending a check or money order to Graves Mountain, Syria, VA 22743 by April 30.

Lloyd Loar's Hometown Bluegrass Festival Initial Lineup Announced

Lloyd Loar The annual Lloyd Loar's Hometown Bluegrass Festival is shaping up. The initial lineup has been announced and includes “Brink” Brinkman, Bill Robinson & Friends, Purdy River Band, Herschberger Family, Heartbreak Mountain with Andy Hatfield, Orpheus Mandolin Orchestra, Crooked Creek, Almost live, and Jim Betts Trio. More updates will be forthcoming.

Huck Finn Jubilee Lineup adds The String Cheese Incident

The String Cheese IncidentOntario, CA -- The String Cheese Incident, a popular independent band that brings a mix of bluegrass, Latin fusion and psychedelic sounds to its highly attended performances, will be playing this June at Southern California’s Huck Finn Jubilee, organizers announced today.

Grascals Headline Spring Bluegrass Festival This Weekend

The Grascals 10th AnniversaryGrammy-Nominated Bluegrass Band The Grascals will headline the Sertoma Youth Ranch Spring Festival this weekend in Brooksville, Florida, near Tampa. The four-day long festival which begins today, March 26, and runs through Sunday, is a fundraiser for the Sertoma Youth Ranch, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to provide a rustic, outdoor recreational area for the children of Florida.

Old Settler's Music Festival Announces Festival Schedule

27th Old Settlers Music FestivalAustin, TX -- The schedule has been set for the 27th Old Settler’s Music Festival, and it’s packed full with some of the world’s finest roots, bluegrass and Americana artists. This year’s hotly anticipated acts include Jeff Bridges & the Abiders, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, the Del McCoury Band, Sarah Jarosz, Lake Street Dive, Donna the Buffalo, John Fullbright, Bob Schneider and Dr. Ralph Stanley & His Clinch Mountain Boys.

Podunk Bluegrass is Back for Their 18th Year

Podunk Bluegrass Festival 2014Connecticut's Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival will celebrate its 18th year with one of its most outstanding line-ups to date. The festival will run from Thursday, August 7th through Saturday, August 9th. The initial lineup is outstanding and more acts are being booked.

Shweiki Media Printing Co. to Sponsor of Old Settler's Music Festival

27th Old Settlers Music FestivalAustin, TX -- Shweiki Media Printing Company is pleased to announce that they will be serving as sponsors for the 27th annual Old Settler's Music Festival and showing their support by taking care of the printing needs for the four-day Texas Hill Country event.

Blazin Bluegrass Spring Fest Memorial Day Weekend

Junior Sisk & Ramblers ChoiceBlazin Bluegrass Spring Fest has stayed true to their family tradition of a clean, well controlled Bluegrass Events for the entire family going on 12 years now and continues to growing each year because of it. 2014 festival performers include some of bluegrass music's hottest artists like Jr. Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Marty Raybon, James King, Dale Ann Bradley, The Baker Family, Barbwire Bluegrass, Mavis Hughes and Shadow Ridge.

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