Bands Announced for FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA
Photograph by Rudy Lu
FreshGrass – the bluegrass and beyond festival – returns to MASS MoCA for a fifth year for three days this fall. From Friday-Sunday, September 18-20, there will be banjos, mandolins and more echoing off the walls and through the fields of the North Adams gallery complex.
Three-day, all-fest tickets are currently available priced at $93; $83 students; $46 children age 7-16.
And now the FreshGrass folks have unveiled the first round of band announcements for the 2015 festival. Led by mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile, the Punch Brothers will roll onto Joe’s Field as one of the fest headliners in support of their brand new album, The Phosphorescent Blues.
Here’s the round-up of bands confirmed so far for FreshGrass:
Jerry Douglas presents Earls of Leicester
I’m With Her (featuring Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O’Donovan)
The Lost Bayou Ramblers
Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem
Quiles & Cloud
Stay tuned for more FreshGrass band announcements soon…
ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2015:
Bridge Jazz Fest @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall & College of St. Rose’s Massry Center, Troy & Albany, 2/27&28/15
Country Con 2015 @ the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, Albany, 2/28 & 3/1/15
Mountain Jam @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/4-7/15
A Taste of Country Music Festival @ Hunter Mountain, Hunter, 6/12-14/15
Solid Sound @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 6/26-28/15
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival @ Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, 7/16-19/15
FreshGrass @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/18-20/15