Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association

CABIN FEVER SCHEDULE

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Friday-Sunday
April 15-17, 2016
Radisson Lakeview Hotel
Avalon Educational Institute
Incline Station
Duluth, MN


 

2016 ACTIVITIES SCHEDULE (all times are tentative)

Scheduled events at the 2016 Cabin Fever Festival will take place at three separate venues, all within a three block section of Superior St in downtown Duluth MN. The Main Ballroom will be in the Radisson Harborview Hotel (505 W Superior St), the dinner show will be at the Incline Station (601 W Superior St), and the dance activities will be at the Avalon Educational Institute (404 W Superior St).


FRIDAY APRIL 15


RADISSON HOTEL, Main Ballroom
We'll start things off on Friday with The Bootlickers and The Woodpicks in the main ballroom, plus our traditional Friday Night Live open mic from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. To sign up for an open time email Jed Malischke at jed@minnesotabluegrass.org. Or show up day of and see what spots are still open. Please don't forget, this is open mic, and participants are still expected to pay the festival admission fee to help us pay the bills.

6:00 The Bootlickers
7:00 tba open mic
7:45 tba open mic
8:20 tba open mic
9:00 tba open mic
10:00 The Woodpicks


AVALON EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE
8:00-10:00 Old-Time Dance with The Bootlickers. Dances taught and called by TBA. Come as you are, no experience or partner needed.

 

SATURDAY APRIL 16
 

RADISSON HOTEL, Main Ballroom
11:15 tba guest band
12:00 tba guest band
12:45 tba guest band
1:30 tba guest band
2:15 The Woodpicks
3:00 Art Stevenson & Highwater

7:00 Draw Bands (it could be you)
8:00 The Woodpicks
8:50 Art Stevenson & Highwater
10:10 The Bootlickers

Workshop Room A, Radisson Hotel
10:00 AM: Workshop TBA
2:40 PM: Workshop TBA
3:20 PM: Workshop TBA

Workshop Room B, Radisson Hotel
11:20 AM: Workshop TBA
2:00 PM: Workshop TBA
4:15 PM: Workshop TBA

Draw Bands: Are you a picker? Beginner, intermediate, or expert, it doesn't matter, you can ign-up to be in a draw band. You put your name in the bucket for the instrument you play (sign-up starts at 10:00 AM just outside the main ballroom). At 2:30 PM we'll draw names and create a band with one of each instrument. Each band will thern get 15 minutes of stage time in the main ballroom starting at 7:00 PM.


INCLINE STATION
4:00-7:00 PM Dinner show at The Incline Station
4:30 PM The Fish Heads
5:45 PM Guest Band TBA.


AVALON EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE
We're planning an afternoon of various dance and old-time music activities, with some special events for the kids too! Watch for clogging and dance workshops, old-time jam sessions, a family dance, and other activities to be added to this schedule.

7:30-10:00 PM Contra Dance with the O'Neil Family Band. Dances taught and called by TBA. Come as you are, no experience or partner needed.

 

SUNDAY APRIL 17

RADISSON HOTEL, Main Ballroom
9:00 Gospel Service & Message with TBA
10:00 Bluegrass Gospel Hour with Art Stevenson & Highwater
11:00 Gospel Jam, All Invited

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