UPDATE: FreshGrass Festival Announces Band Schedule & Workshops

September 3rd, 2013, 1:00 pm by Greg

The third annual FreshGrass festival takes place at MASS MoCA in North Adams from Friday-Sunday, September 20-22, and it’s bigger and better than ever this year. The fest has expanded to include three different performance areas (including the grasssy Joe’s Field) and will feature over 25 bands, almost double the performance slate from last year.

The line-up includes veteran bluegrass greats (Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, the Del McCoury Band), adventurous newcomers (the Lone Bellow, Greensky Bluegrass), homegrown Nippertown talent (reigning International Bluegrass Music Association Entertainers of the Year the Gibson Brothers) and even children’s music (Dan Zanes & Elizabeth Mitchell).

Festival passes are available for $78; $68 students; $38 kids ages 7-16; free children age 6 and under. Friday-only tickets are $28; $18 students; $8 kids ages 7-16. Saturday-only and Sunday-only tickets are $38; $28 students; $18 kids ages 7-16.

The FreshGrass folks have now announced the schedule of performances for the fest, as well as a number of free workshops that will also take place during the fest. Here’s the current performance and workshop schedule:

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UPDATE: Four New Bands Added to the FreshGrass Festival Line-Up @ MASS MoCA

August 14th, 2013, 9:00 am by Greg

Since the initial March announcement of nearly 20 bands, the third annual FreshGrass Festival has added four more new bands to the line-up.

For the three-day fest at MASS MoCA on September 20-22, the Del McCoury Band, Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, the Infamous Stringdusters, the Wood Brothers, Leftover Salmon, the Lone Bellow, the Gibson Brothers and others were among the previously announced bands.

The bands just added to the schedule are:

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Festival Fever: FreshGrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, 9/21-23/12

September 18th, 2012, 12:00 pm by Greg

The second annual FreshGrass Festival takes place at MASS MoCA in North Adams this weekend, and just like last year’s inaugural hoedown, the bash promises to turn the whole museum into a bluegrass amusement park, with a collection of diverse bands and musicians at the center of the bluegrass festivities.

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