LIVE: FreshGrass Festival featuring the Del McCoury Band @ MASS MoCA, 9/24-25/11

September 30th, 2011, 3:00 pm by Greg
Del McCoury

Del McCoury

In addition to its cutting edge visual art exhibits, MASS MoCA in North Adams has become a formidable regional presenter of a wide-array of musical events, including, of course Wilco’s wonderful Solid Sound Festival. Last weekend, the museum complex presented FreshGrass: A Festival of Bluegrass & Art featuring some of the most popular bluegrass-and-beyond artists, from the Infamous Stringdusters (who topped the Saturday night schedule) to Sunday‚Äôs closer the Yonder Mountain String Band.

In fact, the fest featured two days of fine, up-and-upcoming musicians – including Sarah Jarosz, Ramblin Jug Stompers, Dave Mayfield, Crooked Still’s Aoife O’Donovan and the Hackensaw Boys – performing at a variety of different venues scattered throughout MASS MoCA’s sprawling campus.

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