The Vines Bluegrass Festival – Aug 27th!

You don’t want to miss this one!

Check out this lineup, you’ll want to stay all day:

Pushing Chain  – 12pm
No Man’s Stringband – 1:15pm
Jake Manders – 2:30pm
Pistol Whipping Party Penguins – 3:34pm
The High 48s – 6pm

More info: http://www.northfolkwinery.com/vines-bluegrass-festival/

The Vines Bluegrass Festival - Aug. 27 2016

July Featured Gigs!

Hello friends, hope you are enjoying your summer. Outdoor bluegrass concert season is in full-swing and we’ve got some exciting shows this month (outdoor and indoor) that we’d like to share with you:

TUE. JULY 19TH
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Brooklyn Center Summer Concert Series
7PM / Free / Bring a lawn chair or blanket!
6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
[More Info]

FRI. JULY 22ND
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TGIF Bluegrass BBQ at the St. Paul Yacht Club
7PM / $10 suggested donation / Food and music on the Mississippi!
375 W Water St, St Paul, MN 55107
Note: Venue can tricky to find w/ GPS, please use this PDF MAP to navigate

SUN. JULY 24TH
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Caponi Art Park Concert Series
6:30PM / $5 suggested donation / Live music in the magical “Theater in the Woods”
1205 Diffley Rd, Eagan, MN 55123
[More Info]

SAT. JULY 30TH
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Encore Performing Arts Center & Gallery
7PM / $15 Adv. / Enjoy local art in the gallery and a glass of wine before the show.
2035 Hwy 33 South, Cloquet, MN 55720
Seating is limited [Buy Your Tickets Now]
[More Info]

The Grass Seeds Academy Bluegrass Music Camp

High 48s Teaching MBOTMA Grass Seeds Academy
Marty and Rich working with some young pickers at last year’s Grass Seeds Academy

We’re honored to once again be teaching at the Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association’s Grass Seeds Academy, an intensive three-day music camp for kids ages 8-18 that takes place during the Bluegrass Winter Weekend festival in Plymouth, MN March 4-6.

We always enjoy working with these talented young musicians and are impressed with what they are able to accomplish in just a few days. They arrive as strangers with various acoustic instruments and over the course of the weekend they form bands, arrange songs and end up playing and singing bluegrass on stage in front of a live audience – pretty cool!

If you plan on coming to the festival, make sure to stick around for the Grass Seeds recital at 1PM on the auditorium stage to witness the future of MN bluegrass!

For more information on Grass Seeds click here and for general info about the Winter Bluegrass Weekend click here.