Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association

COMPLETE CALENDAR

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.



MAY 2015
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.



MARCH 2015
March 6, Friday
Winter Bluegrass Weekend
Plymouth, MN
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Friday-Sunday, March 6-8, 2015, Minneapolis MN: The Winter Bluegrass Weekend: A Festival of Bluegrass & Old-Time Music & Dance, Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West Hotel in Plymouth (3131 Campus Dr, I-494 & Hwy 55). Some fifty groups will be performing bluegrass, old-time stringband, and related forms of acoustic music on several stages, including The Becky Buller Band for the Saturday Night Headline Concert and The Red Squirrel Chasers in the Dance Hall. Plus workshops, dances, instrument exhibitors, and jam sessions around the clock. For more information call 1-800-635-3037 or visit MinnesotaBluegrass.org. To book lodging contact the Crowne Plaza at 763-559-6600 of the nearby Residence Inn at 763-577-1600. Ask for the special Minnesota Bluegrass Festival rate.



March 20, Friday
Cabin Fever Festival
Duluth, MN
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Friday-Sunday March 20-22 2015, Duluth MN: Cabin Fever Festival, Inn On The Lake (350 Canal Park Dr). A weekend long cabin fever reliever event including stage shows, draw bands, open stage, workshops, and jam sessions around the clock. Featuring The Walker/Stargel Band both Friday and Saturday night. Plus many others TBA. Weekend tickets are $29 in advance ($26 for members). Day of show $15 Friday and $20 Saturday Teens half price and kids are free. For more information call 1-800-635-3037 or visit MinnesotaBluegrass.org. For lodging contact Inn On The Lake at 888-668-4352 and ask for the special Minnesota Bluegrass Festival rate. Presented by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA).



JANUARY 2015
January 31, Saturday
MBOTMA's 12to12 Fundraising Party
Spring Lake Park, MN
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Saturday January 31, 2015, 12:00 PM to 12:00 AM, Spring Lake Park MN: MBOTMA's 40th Anniversary 12to12 Fundraising Party, Kraus Hartig VFW Post (8100 Pleasant View Dr). An 40th anniversary celebration featuring 12 bands over 12 hours with The High 48s, The Platte Valley Boys, Switched At Birth, Cousin Dad, Middle Spunk Creek Boys, Roe Family Singers, Wild Goose Chase Cloggers, Jumping Jo & The Catie Cats, Ivory Bridge, Brian Barnes, Blue Hazard, and Porcupine Creek. Plus an old-time dance, theme jams silent auction, raffles, door prizes, and lots of jamming. Suggested admission donation of $10 with all proceeds to benefit the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA). Food and beverage available. For more information call 800-635-3037 or visit www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org.



DECEMBER 2014
December 7, Sunday
Platte Valley Boys & Blue Hazard Christmas Show
South St Paul, MN

Sunday, December 7, 2014, 3:00 PM, South St Paul MN: 6th Annual Platte Valley Boys & Blue Hazard Christmas Show, South St Paul VFW (111 Concord St S). An annual Christmas show with The Platte Valley Boys and Blue Hazard. Admission $10. For more information call 651-445-1505. Produced by The Platte Valley Boys and supported in part by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA).