FEST UPDATE: FreshGrass Daily Schedules Announced

August 18th, 2015, 2:00 pm by Greg

FreshGrass – the big annual bluegrass-and-beyond festival – is taking over MASS MoCA’s campus in North Adams for three days from Friday-Sunday, September 18-20, and now the fest folks have revealed the day-by-day breakdown of who’s playing which day. Performances will take place on multiple stages throughout the festival and the galleries.

Three-day tickets to the fest are currently available for $99 in advance; $115 at the gate; student tickets priced at $89; $46 for kids age 7-16. Kids age six and under are admitted FREE.

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Single-day tickets are also available:
FRIDAY: $38 in advance; $42 at the gate; $28 students; $20 for kids age 7-16
SATURDAY: $52 in advance; $56 at the gate; $40 students; $28 for kids age 7-16
SUNDAY: $46 in advance; $50 at the gate; $36 students; $24 for kids age 7-16

Here’s the schedule of bands for the 2015 FreshGrass festival:

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
5pm: Gates open
6pm: FreshScores with Alison Brown & Mamie Minch
7pm: Twisted Pine
8pm: Flatt Lonesome
9:05pm: Punch Brothers
10:30pm: Houndmouth

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
10:30am: Gates open
11:30am: FreshGrass Duo, Banjo and Fiddle Award Finalist
11:30am: Cat & the Moon
12:15pm: Quiles & Cloud
12:45pm: Berklee College of Music bands
1:30pm: Birds of Chicago
2:15pm: Mr. Sun
2:30pm: FreshScores Lost Bayou Ramblers & Mamie Minch
3:15pm: Ballroom Thieves
4:15pm: Alison Brown
5:15pm: Lost Bayou Ramblers
6:15pm: Vieux Farka Toure & Julia Easterlin
7:50pm: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O’Donovan
9:10pm: Dwight Yoakem
10:30pm: Leftover Salmon

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
10:30am: Gates open
10:30am: Ramblin Jug Stompers
11am: FreshGrass Band Award Finalists
11:30am: Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem
12:15pm: Peter Rowan
1pm: The Man in Grass: A Tribute to Johnny Cash
2pm: Jerry Douglas Presents the Earls of Leicester
3pm: Willie Watson
4pm: Greensky Bluegrass
5:30pm: The Del McCoury Band

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2015:
Pearlpalooza @ North Pearl Street, Albany, 9/12/15, FREE
Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Jennings Landing, Albany, 9/12/15, FREE
Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/12/15, FREE
The Plaza at 50 Festival @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/16/15, FREE
FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/18-20/15
American Music Festival for the Lake @ Wood Park, Lake George, 9/26-27/15
Bridge Jazz Festival @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (Troy) and Massry Center for the Arts (Albany, 2/26&27/16