FEST: More Bands Announced for FreshGrass

May 18th, 2017, 12:00 pm by Greg

The FreshGrass Festival at MASS MoCA in North Adams revealed its initial round of 19 bands back in March, including headliners Brandi Carlisle, Railroad Earth and the Del McCoury Band with special guest David Grisman.

Now the fest has announced another big batch of 20 more bands who are slated to perform during the three-day festival taking place from Friday-Sunday, September 15-17.

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Highlighting the list of newly added bands are Shovels & Rope, Sarah Jarosz, Red Baraat, the reunion of Crooked Still, the Lil’ Smokies, Mike + Ruthy and Local 518 faves Ramblin Jug Stompers.

In addition, FreshScores will host Dom Flemons, Red Baraat’s Sunny Jain and Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards performing live original musical scores to vintage films.

Here’s the complete list of newly announced performers for the 2017 FreshGrass:

Shovels & Rope
Sarah Jarosz
Crooked Still
Dom Flemons
The Lil’ Smokies
Red Baraat
Upstate Rubdown
Mike + Ruthy
Ramblin Jug Stompers
Cold Chocolate
Common Folk Jam
Izzy Heltai
The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow
Jeb Barry & the Pawn Shop Saints
The Ladies Auxiliary Ukulele Orchestra
Long Journey
Mama’s Marmalade
Pinedrop
Sunny Jain
Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards

Three-day, all-festival tickets are currently available at early-bird prices – $110 adults; $99 students; $48 children ages 6-16; free for children age 5 & under.

And here’s the list of the first round of performers announced for the FreshGrass 2017:

Brandi Carlile
Railroad Earth
The Del McCoury Band with David Grisman
Del & Dawg
Bill Frisell: Harmony featuring Petra Haden, Hank Roberts & Luke Bergman
The Wood Brothers
Alison Brown
Son Little
The Brothers Comatose
Carrie Rodriguez
Darol Anger’s Republic of Strings
Hackensaw Boys
Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley
The Suitcase Junket
Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band
The Last Revel
Victor Furtado
Julian Pinelli
The Page Turners

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