Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association

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AUGUST 2016
August 11, Thursday
Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival
Richmond, MN
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Thursday through Sunday, August 11-14, 2016, 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. Five time IBMA Event of the Year nominee. 2016 performers will include The Clay Hess Band, Monroe Crossing, The Revelers, The Horsenecks, Canote Brothers, 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). 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



JUNE 2016
June 3, Friday
Minnesota Homegrown Kickoff Music Festival
Richmond, MN
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Friday through Sunday, June 3-5, 2016, 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.



APRIL 2016
April 8, Friday
River Falls Roots & Bluegrass Music Festival
River Falls MN
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Friday - Sunday, April 8 - 10, River Falls, WI: River Falls Roots & Bluegrass Music Festival--Enjoy three days of foot stompin' Bluegrass, Roots & Cajun at this free music weekend at multiple venues in the heart of downtown River Falls. Sample craft beers and local wines at the Third Annual Beer & Wine Tasting (ticketed event). Sign up today to compete in the Singer/Songwriter Competition or in the "Bluegrass", "Old Time", "Western Swing" or "New Acoustic/Newgrass" Band Contest--new this year! Experience musical workshops, open jam sessions and more. Brought to you by the River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau and supported in part by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-time Music Association. Details at www.riverfallsbluegrass.com



April 15, Friday
Cabin Fever Festival
Duluth MN
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Friday-Sunday April 15-17 2016, Duluth MN: Cabin Fever Festival, New Location! Radisson Harborview Hotel (505 W Superior St). A weekend long cabin fever reliever event including stage shows, draw bands, open stage, workshops, and jam sessions around the clock. 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 the Radisson Hotel at 218-727-8981 and ask for the special Cabin Fever Bluegrass Festival rate. Presented by theMinnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA).



MARCH 2016
March 4, Friday
Winter Bluegrass Weekend
Plymouth MN
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Friday-Sunday, March 4-6, 2016, 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 Dan Paisley & The Southern Grass for the Saturday Night Headline Concert and The Sunny Mountain Serenadres 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.



FEBRUARY 2016
February 13, Saturday
Minnesota Bluegrass Community Concert
Moose Lake MN
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Saturday February 13, 2016, 7:00 PM, Moose Lake MN: Minnesota Bluegrass Community Concert featuring the Eelpout Stringers and TBA, Holy Angels Catholic Church (60 Hartman Dr). Another community concert double header with two fine Minnesota groups. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 day of show, $5 for teens, and free for kids age 12 and under. For tickets or information call 800-635-3037 or visit www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org. Presented by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA).