Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association

COMPLETE CALENDAR

MAY 2015
May 2, Saturday
Catie Jo Fest
Saint Paul, MN
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Saturday, May 2, 2015, 7:00 PM, Saint Paul MN: Catie Jo Fest, SteppingStone Theatre (55 Victoria St N). A concert celebration for Cati Jo Pidel as she leaves for Europe for a year, featuring The Platte Valley Boys, Switched At Birth and Jumpin’ Jo & The Catie Cats. Admission $10 advance/$12 door. For more information 612-964-7892 or www.rdwillits.com. Produced by The Platte Valley Boys and supported in part by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA).



May 29, Friday
Minnesota Homegrown Kickoff Music Festival
Richmond, MN
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Friday through Sunday, May 29-31, 2015, Richmond MN: Minnesota Homegrown Kickoff Music Festival, El Rancho Mañana Campground & Riding Stable (27302B Ranch Rd 56368, 20 mi W of St Cloud, I-94 exit #153 at Avon, 9 mi S on County 9, L on Mañana Rd). Three-day outdoor music and camping festival with twenty regional groups performing bluegrass, old-time stringband, and related forms of acoustic music. Showtimes are 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM Friday, 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM Saturday, and 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Sunday. Advance tickets are $52 for the weekend including camping ($42 for members) or $20 daily ($15 member). Gate prices are $60 for the weekend including camping and $20/Fri $25/Sat and $10/Sun. Teens are always only $5 and kids are free. For information and tickets call 800-635-3037 or visit www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org. Presented by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association.



JULY 2015
July 23, Thursday
RecFest Bluegrass Festival
Milaca, MN
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Thursday through Sunday, July 23-26, 2015, Milaca MN: RecFest Bluegrass Festival, Recreation Park (2nd St NW). The 6th annual festival, with Shaffer's Lost 40, The Long Shots, Pride Of The Prairie, Barton's Hollow, Biscuit Boys, Northern Lights, Mathison Family Fiddlers, Sarah Mae & The Birkeland Boys, and The Halvorson Family. Admission $25 weekend + $30 per camping unit. For more information call 320-237-2657 or visit www.milacarecfest.com. Produced by Milaca Parks & Rec and supported in part by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA).



July 26, Sunday
Scott County Fair Bluegrass Festival
Jordan MN
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Sunday, July 26, 2015, 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM, Jordan MN: Scott County Fair Bluegrass Festival, Scott County Fairgrounds (7151 190th St W). Church service with music by Mary Lou & The Rusty Strings at 10:30 AM followed by The High 48s, Blue Drifters Duet, and The Roe Family Singers from 12:00 -6:00 PM. Admission $10 for parking. For more information 952-492-2436 or www.scottcountyfair.com. Supported in part by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA).



AUGUST 2015
August 6, Thursday
Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival
Richmond, MN
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Thursday through Sunday, August 6-9, 2015, Richmond MN: The Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival, El Rancho Mañana Campground & Riding Stable (27302B Ranch Rd 56368, 20 mi W of St Cloud, I-94 exit #153 at Avon, 9 mi S on Cty 9, L on Mañana Rd). Four-day outdoor music and camping festival with stage shows, dances, workshops, showcases, children's shows, demonstrations, crafts, and good food in five stage areas. Four time IBMA Event of the Year nominee. 2015 performers will include a Hot Rize Reunion with Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers, Entertainers & Vocal Group of the Year Balsam Range, Eddie & Martha Adcock with Tom Gray, Red Molly, The Jumsteady Boys, The Bucking Mules, and many more TBA. Mainstage showtimes are 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM Thursday, 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM Friday, 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM Saturday, and 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Sunday. $20 to $30 daily at gate or $85 for all four days in advance including camping ($79 before March 1). Additional discounts in advance for MBOTMA members. Teens are only $10 and kids are free. For information or tickets call 800-635-3037 or visit www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org. Presented by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association.



SEPTEMBER 2015
September 13, Sunday
Caponi Art Park Bluegrass Festival
Eagan MN
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Sunday, September 13, 2015, 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Eagan MN: Caponi Art Park Bluegrass Festival, Theater In The Woods, Caponi Art Park (1220 Diffley Rd). A community celebration featuring music, clogging, children's activities and food trucks in a beautiful outdoor venue. Adults $20/Age 6-12 $5/Under 5 free. For more information call 651-454-9412 or www.caponiartpark.org. Produced by Caponi Art Park & Learning Center and supported in part by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA).