2017 Northwest Bluegrass FestivalsUpdated March 2017 "?" means their website had not been updated with dates for 2015 email Brad Sondahl to add a festival You might also list it here: http://bluegrasstoday.com/directories/
|Wintergrass in Seattle http://wintergrass.com/||April 29-30|
Bluegrass in the Spring - April 29 & 30!
Great News! We'll be hosting a wonderful "Bluegrass in the Spring" festival at the Chemainus Gardens RV Park on April 29 & 30, 2017. Great bands, great camping and great jamming! Click HERE for details!
|May||May 19-21 2017||Bluegrass from the Forest.|
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
The schedule of events will start off with a potluck and hopefully lots of jamming on the afternoon of the 19th, then an open mic contest on Friday evening and possibly a vocal workshop. Saturday morning we will offer various instrument workshops. Our show will start roughly at noon on Saturday. We have four bands picked so far: Flatgrass from the Missoula MT area, Higher Ground from the Lewiston Valley, Montana Ramblers from the Missoula
MT area, and Ozark Mountain Music from the Boise ID area. Sunday morning we will wrap up the event with a gospel jam.
.For more information about the Super Jam, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kamiah Spring Super Jam.It will be held at the Kamiah KOA resort (www.KOA.com or 208 935 2556 for reservation information).
|May 26-29 2017||NW Folklife in Seattle Northwest Folklife is the largest FREE
arts festival in the United States! Now in it’s 43nd year, the festival
–which takes place Memorial Day Weekend in Seattle Center—features over
800 acts across 25 stages, celebrating all forms of cultural expression
practiced in the Northwest.
Check the festival’s website for complete schedule information: http://www.nwfolklife.org/festival/||June||June 2-4,2017
||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. Free Concerts 7-9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Free admission throughout the weekend, with Farmers' market on Saturday. $10 per person for weekend of camping. Contact email@example.com, or claireII2002@yahoo.com for more information.
|June 9-11, 2017||12th Annual Sacajawea Bluegrass Festival and Dutch Oven Rendezvous |
Sacajawea State Park, Pasco, WA
Camping, jamming, band scramble, concerts and more.
www.mctama.org phone (509)492-1555
|June 14-24 2017||Natl. Old-Time Fiddle Contest, Weiser, Idaho Always the third full week of June in Weiser, ID. http://www.fiddlecontest.com/||June 16-18, 2017||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. Headliners are: IBMA Award Winners- Balsam Range; Kenny & Amanda Smith Band; Cedar Hill; northwest favorites – DownTown Mountain Boys; North Country; and Rusty Hinges. - Camping Available
For more info contact Marie at 509 548-1230 or email cashmereheights@applecapital.
Visit the website for details: www.WenatcheeRiverBluegrass.
Organized By – Cashmere Community Concerts
|June ?||Valley Bluegrass Festival "Discovery at the Confluence"
starting at 5:00 PM Friday
Nez Perce County Fair Grounds, 1229 Burrell Ave., Lewiston, ID 83501
It is being put on by Lewis Clark Bluegrass Organization. Featuring:
bands, workshops, camping, jamming. Contact Scott Lombard 509-780-3730
Visit website at www.lewisclarkbluegrass.org.||July||June 30-July 2|
|Wheeler County Bluegrass Festival
The Free Festival takes place on the Wheeler County Courthouse Lawn in Fossil, OR.
Info: Wheeler County: 541-763-2400
Website: www.wheelercountybluegrass.org||July 14-16|
|Vancouver Island Music Festival Visit www.islandmusicfest.com/||?
||Siskiyou Bluegrass & Folk Festival
Info: 541-592-3326 firstname.lastname@example.org www.siskiyoubluegrassfestival.com/
|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 a two-day affair at Waterwheel Park, in the center
of town. Details about the festival are at www.chemainusbluegrass.com
|The Darrington Bluegrass Festival For more info. go to the website at www.darringtonbluegrass.com or call Diana Morgan at 360-436-1179.
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/
Columbia River Gorge BG Festival
Skamania County Fairgrounds, Stevenson, WA.
Visit www.columbiagorgebluegrass.net/ for more info.
|16th annual Winlock Pickers Fest at Winolequa Park in
Contact Marv Sobolesky, email@example.com, and visit
www.marvsmusic.com. Official website: www.winlockpickersfest.com
Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival Medical Lake, Washington. Visit www.bluewatersbluegrass.org/
|Mt. St Helens Bluegrass Festival Toledo High School grounds, Toledo, WA
Toledo, WA 98591, USA 360-520-4524 firstname.lastname@example.org-
|The Kettle Falls Camp & Jam is an all acoustic 3 day music event
Campers, musicians, jammers, RV's, vending, even banjo players are welcome.
Bands all weekend, Open Mic, Band Scramble, Musician Workshops, Free on site camping, 2 stages http://tricountymusic.org/Bands.php
||Wenas Mammoth Mountain picker’s fest
Bluegrass or Irish-bluegrass music Doug or Bronwyn Mayo 2741 S. Wenas Rd. Selah, WA 98942
ph 509.697.7633 or 509.480.8101
open mic, jamming room to camp, water available Sat night potluck Bar-B-Q
|August 13-20, 2017
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
|Bannock County Bluegrass Festival Pocatello, ID.
||September||Sept. 1-3 or 4
|2nd Annual Hovander Homestead Bluegrass Festival
Two stages live bluegrass music and entertainment – Saturday and Sunday
Hovander Homestead Park, Ferndale WA Craft and food vendors Music Workshops Instrument Contests Beer Garden Camping (rough available Friday to Monday)
Jam sessions and more For more information contact Daniel at (360) 474-7715 email@example.com www.hhbgf.org
|Three Rivers Folklife Tumbleweed Festival: Howard Amon Park, Richland, WA More Info: www.3rfs.org/index.htm
Sisters Folk Festival, Sisters, OR. The Sisters Folk Festival is a three-day celebration of American roots music, from blues to bluegrass.
|Twelfth Annual American Banjo Camp
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.
||Tumwater WA., American Heritage Festival.Contact Contact Willie Hill 360-866-2601....firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit Tumwater American Heritage Festival
|George, Washington Bluegrass Festival Located at the George City Park in George, Washington.
INFO: Debby Kooy email@example.com https://www.georgecommunityhall.com/music-events/bluegrass-festival-in-september/
|September 22-24, 2017
||Tygh Valley Bluegrass Jamboree
Held annually on the grounds of
the Wasco County Fairgrounds
in Tygh Valley, Oregon
Information: Contact Debra Holbrook
Tons of camping...Contact Sid Moss
about camping at 541-483-3388 https://www.facebook.com/TyghValleyBluegrassJamboree/
||September "last weekend"
||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
|Fall Folk Festival, Spokane Community College