Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association

COMPLETE CALENDAR

AUGUST 2015
August 4, Tuesday
Bluegrass Jam Camp With The High 48s
Richmond, MN
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Tuesday - Thursday, August 4-6, 2015, Richmond MN: Bluegrass Jam Camp With The High 48s, El Rancho Mañana Campground (27302B Ranch Rd 56368). The members of The High 48s will host a three-day bluegrass instructional jam camp prior to the start of the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival. This camp is for beginners and intermediate level players and will include individual instrument instruction plus group playing and harmony singing dynamics. $95 registration fee before July 15th, $120 after that date. For more information or to register call 800-635-3037 email to info@minnesotabluegrass.org. Produced by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA).



August 5, Wednesday
Bucking Mules Old-Time Band Camp
Richmond, MN
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Wednesday & Thursday, August 5-6, 2015, Richmond MN: Bucking Mules Old-Time Band Camp, El Rancho Mañana Campground (27302B Ranch Rd 56368). The members of The Bucking Mules will host a two day old-time band instructional camp for intermediate and advanced level old-time musicianship. Students will learn some basics of old-time music as well as a few new tunes. $80 registration fee before July 15th, $95 after that date. For more information or to register call 800-635-3037 email to info@minnesotabluegrass.org. Produced by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA).



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.



August 22, Saturday
WHYS Radio Bluegrass Festival
Altoona, WI
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Saturday, August 22, 2015, 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Altoona WI: WHYS Radio Bluegrass Festival, Lake Altoona County Park (604 Beach Rd). A music festival in a shady setting by the lake to benefit WHYS Radio, an all-volunteer radio station, with bands including King Wilkie’s Dream, The Ditch Lilies, Blue Drifters, River City Ramblers, The Uke, and more. Admission $15 single/$20 family. For more information 715-831-9497 or www.whysradio.org. Produced by WHYS Community Radio and supported in part by the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA).



SEPTEMBER 2015
September 4, Friday
Minnesota Vocal Duet Championships
Saint Paul, MN
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Friday September 4th, 2015, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM, St Paul MN: Minnesota Vocal Duet Championships, West End Market Stage of the Minnesota State Fair. The Minnesota Bluegrass Vocal Duet Championship will consist of vocal musical performances presented by two individuals for two voices and one or two acoustic stringed instruments. Duos compete for a variety of prizes in several categories to be awarded by a panel of respected Minnesota music professionals. $20 registration fee for contestants. For more information or to register as a contestant 800-635-3037 or www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org.



September 5, Saturday
Minnesota Instrumental Duet Championships
Saint Paul, MN
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Saturday September 5th, 2015, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM, St Paul MN: Minnesota Instrumental Duet Championships, West End Market Stage of the Minnesota State Fair. The Minnesota Bluegrass Instrumental Duet Championship will consist of instrumental musical performances presented by two individuals with two acoustic stringed instruments. Duos compete for a variety of prizes in several categories to be awarded by a panel of respected Minnesota music professionals. $20 registration fee for contestants. For more information or to register as a contestant 800-635-3037 or www.MinnesotaBluegrass.org.



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).