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 Northwest Bluegrass Festivals

  Check their websites:  I will update if notified of changes...current as of  April 22, 2021   --  ? means their website had not been updated with dates for 2021 but their link might have the date, or their website is defunct...  Email Brad Sondahl to add a festival  You might  also list it here: http://bluegrasstoday.com/directories/
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Wintergrass in Seattle  http://wintergrass.com/
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Weiser Bluegrass Music Camp (for guitar, fiddle, mandolin and beginning dobro)
Location: Weiser, Idaho
Address:  2235 Paddock Avenue, Weiser, ID 83672
Date:?
Email: rjgobel@gmail.com
Phone: 208-869-0952
Contact: Joe Gobel
Description:
Intensive 4-day Bluegrass Music Camp (for either guitar, fiddle, mandolin or dobro) in an intimate setting at the National Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest and Festival site in Weiser, Idaho with instruction, jams and concerts, and more. 

May
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Weiser Banjo Camp
Location: Weiser, Idaho
Address: 2235 Paddock Avenue, Weiser, ID 83672
Date: mid May (14-17, 2020)
Cost: Yes - $325 in 2020
Website:
Email: weiserbanjocamp@gmail.com
Phone: 208-890-5529
Contact: Mark McDonagh
Description:
Intensive 4-day Banjo Camp in an intimate setting at the National Old Time Fiddlers' Contest and Festival site in Weiser, Idaho with classes, jams, concerts, and more.
September 10th-12th 2021 Bluegrass from the Forest  near Shelton WA.
More Info is at www.bluegrassfromtheforest.com/
May ?Annual ISBA Spring Super Jam:
The Idaho Sawtooth Bluegrass Association is hosting their annual Spring Jam at the KOA (formerly
Lewis and Clark) Resort in Kamiah, Idaho  They have cabins, motel rooms, and RV camping facilities. For more information on accommodations, contact the
resort at 208-935-2556, or check their website at: www.lewisclarkresort.com
.For more information about the Super Jam, feel free to email us at isbassn@gmail.com
Kamiah Spring Super Jam.It will be held at the Kamiah KOA resort (www.KOA.com or 208 935 2556 for reservation information).
May 28-31, 2021 onlineNW Folklife in Seattle celebrating all forms of cultural expression practiced in the Northwest. Check the festival’s website for complete schedule information:   http://www.nwfolklife.org
? Valley Bluegrass Festival, "Pickin on the Clearwater" at Clearwater County Fairgrounds,  Orofino, Idaho .  Bands playing include:  Wanigan, Higher Ground, Flatt Grass, Montana Ramblers, Panhandle Polecats, Diamond Joe, Beargrass and Kevin Pace and the Early Edition.  Weekend Pass is $15 per person.  Dry Camping on site (depending on weather) $15 for weekend. Campers must purchase weekend pass.  Bands playing Friday evening and Saturday afternoon/evening.  Instrument workshops on Saturday morning.  Food vendors. Jam Sessions. http://www.lewisclarkbluegrass.org/ was their website but has been taken over by an unrelated website.

June
June 3-6

Camp and Jam – to be held June 3-6 at Clearwater County Fairgrounds in Orofino.

No professional paid bands, just jams and possibly  some open mic. Nominal fee for camping – to be decided
Jun ?
Kamiah Super Jam Kamiah Idaho  Kamiah KOA 208-935-2556 for camping reservations 
June ?
Bluegrass Pickerfest , Goldendale WA contact information on the chamber of commerce website  
A weekend of genuine, old-time bluegrass and country music at the bandstand in Ekone Park in Goldendale. Contact westcoates@juno.com, or claireII2002@yahoo.com for more information.
June 10-14
2021
12th Annual Sacajawea Bluegrass Festival and Dutch Oven Rendezvous (now CAMP AND JAM ONLY)
Sacajawea State Park, Pasco, WA
Camping, jamming,
www.mctama.org phone (509)492-1555
canceled for
2021
Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival
Chelan County Expo Center- Fairgrounds; 5700 Wescott Ave; Cashmere, WA
Cost - $25 - $30
Description- One of the longest running Bluegrass Festivals in Eastern Washington.    - Camping Available
For more info contact Marie at 509 548-1230 or email cashmereheights@applecapital.net
Visit the website for details: www.WenatcheeRiverBluegrass.com

Organized By – Cashmere Community Concerts
June 2021
for online  view
and camplng
Natl. Old-Time Fiddle Contest, Weiser, Idaho Always the third full week of June in Weiser, ID. http://www.fiddlecontest.com/
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Siskiyou Bluegrass & Folk Festival Oregon Info: 541-592-3326 ivchamberofcommerce@cavenet.com www.siskiyoubluegrassfestival.com/ (not updated since 2019)

July
July ?
Wheeler County Bluegrass Festival The Free Festival takes place on the Wheeler County Courthouse Lawn in Fossil, OR. Info: Wheeler County: 541-763-2400 E-mail: info@wheelercountybluegrass.org Website: www.wheelercountybluegrass.org
July
online for 2021
Vancouver Island Music Festival Visit www.islandmusicfest.com/
July10, 2021
The Chemainus Bluegrass Festival will be held in Waterwheel Park, Chemainus, BC. Chemainus is an attractive tourist destination on Vancouver Island, and the festival will be at Waterwheel Park, in the center of town. Details about the festival are at www.chemainusbluegrass.com
canceled for
2021
The Darrington Bluegrass Festival For more info. go to the website at www.darringtonbluegrass.com or call Diana Morgan at 360-436-1179.

July 23, 24, 25, 2021

Hard Times Bluegrass Festival This is a new festival with an "old-timey mountain" feel that features traditional bluegrass music. The Festival location is 10 miles south of Hamilton, Montana on U.S. Highway 93. Turn west on Forest Hill Road exactly at the 37 mile marker and follow the signs (approx. 1 mile) to parking at the Pat and Mary Thomas Ranch. The Festival is on the adjoining Tom and Janice Heiland Ranch. For more info call 1-406-821-3777. More info and details available at www.hardtimesbluegrass.com/

July 22 – 25

Columbia River Gorge BG Festival Skamania County Fairgrounds, Stevenson, WA. Visit www.columbiagorgebluegrass.net/ for more info.
August
Aug. 6-7Kettle River Music Festival   9 am to 10 pm Friday and Saturday  NEW IN 2021!
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20th annual Winlock Pickers Fest  at Winolequa Park in Winlock, Wa. Contact Marv Sobolesky, marv@marvsmusic.com  (websites not working)

canceled for 2021

Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival Medical Lake, Washington.  Visit www.bluewatersbluegrass.org/
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Mt. St Helens Bluegrass Festival      Toledo High School grounds, Toledo, WA
Toledo, WA 98591, USA    360-520-4524     generalandbetty7@msn.com-
www.washingtonbluegrassassociation.org/  (Website seems broken)

August 7-15, 2021

The Centralia Campout: Centralia, WA. An Old Time Campout with square dances in the evening, Meteor Showers and lots of Jamming. No stage shows/performers, or scrambles. Lots of friends, stories, tunes and songs. Potlucks and River picking. Some of the best players in the NW-- a pickers festival. Directions and more info is available at www.centraliacampout.com
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Bannock County Bluegrass Festival Pocatello, ID. Visit www.bannockcountybluegrassfestival.com/  (lost its website address)
Sept. 4-6
online only
Three Rivers Folklife Tumbleweed  Festival: Richland, WA More Info: http://www.3rfs.org/tmf.htm
September
Aug.31-
Sept. 1
2019
North Cascades Bluegrass Festival
Two stages live bluegrass music and entertainment –
3295 Cedarville Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226  Craft and food vendors  Music Workshops Instrument Contests Beer Garden Camping
Jam sessions and more For more information contact Daniel at (360) 474-7715  info@hhbgf.org    www.hhbgf.org

Sept3-5
2021
Sisters Folk Festival, Sisters, OR. The Sisters Folk Festival is a three-day celebration of American roots music, from blues to bluegrass. www.sistersfolkfestival.org/

American Banjo Camp offering online workshops for 2021
at Fort Flagler State Park in Nordland, Washington.
American Banjo Camp offers a weekend of intense instruction with some of the best old-time and bluegrass banjo players around (not to mention great fiddle and guitar players), plus demonstrations, concerts, and plenty of jamming opportunities.
Our website is http://www.americanbanjocamp.com.
Sept. 1-12Orient Washington Camp and Jam  (Mark Harding with Ken and Dottie Neilson )
September 10th-12th 2021Bluegrass from the Forest  near Shelton WA.
More Info is at www.bluegrassfromtheforest.com/
September 13-19 2021
George, Washington Bluegrass Festival Located at the George City Park in George, Washington.
INFO: Debby Kooy georgecomhall@yahoo.com https://www.georgecommunityhall.com/music-events/bluegrass-festival-in-september/
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Tygh Valley Bluegrass Jamboree Held annually on the grounds of the Wasco County Fairgrounds in Tygh Valley, Oregon Information: Contact Debra Holbrook 541-489-3434 Tons of camping...Contact Sid Moss about camping at 541-483-3388  https://www.facebook.com/TyghValleyBluegrassJamboree/ (website is out of date)
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Music in the Mountains at the Prospect Hotel Music Festival, Prospect, Or. – ‘Music in the Mountains’ on the Prospect Historic Hotel grounds. Two days of Bluegrass, Country, Folk and Americana Music. Starts Friday night at 8pm with open ‘Jammin’ on the Veranda’. Then Music all day Saturday starting at 10am & 10am again on Sunday. Great Food, Local Wines and Beers. Craft Booths, Quilt Show and more. Another Jammin’ on the Veranda on Saturday night at 9pm. Bring lawn blankets and chairs, Prospect Hotel 541-560-3664 www.prospecthotel.com/bluegrass.html  (website out of date)
October


November
Nov 13-14
Fall Folk Festival, Spokane Community College