Lineup 2019

 

2019 FEATURED LINEUP...

Special Consensus is a superb bluegrass outfit in a classic vein but with more than enough modern sensibilities to attract every ear in this now pleasantly fractionating genre. The vocals are spotless, the playing as shiny as a newly minted penny, and music like this is the reason people come to love bluegrass… Special Consensus approaches this hallowed American musical form with boundless energy and an aesthetic reverence that tickles the ribs, tugs at the heart, and puts a restless two-step in boots and bare feet…
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Pushing the boundaries of American acoustic music for over four decades, The Cache Valley Drifter’s sound is a blend of a wide range of musical styles and influences with a focus on song arrangements and rich vocal harmonies. While their music sits on a solid foundation of bluegrass and folk, they create a collective alchemy of musical interests. Each member of the trio is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist. 
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The Slocan Ramblers are Canada’s bluegrass band to watch. Rooted in tradition, fearlessly creative and possessing a bold, dynamic sound, The Slocans have become a leading light of today’s acoustic music scene. With a reputation for energetic live shows, impeccable musicianship and an uncanny ability to convert anyone within earshot into a lifelong fan, The Slocans have been winning over audiences from Merlefest to RockyGrass and everywhere in between.
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Snap Jackson and the Knock on Wood Players

Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players is an award winning acoustic quartet hailing from Stockton, California. These four gentlemen effortlessly blend Americana, bluegrass, soul, and old time music to create a unique, fresh, and energetic sound. It is obvious from the moment this group takes the stage that they are ready to have a good time!
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The Littlest Birds

The Littlest Birds band consists of Michael Kirkpatrick (vocals, mandolin & guitar), Roger Sideman (upright bass) and Robert Hansen (Fiddle), as well as other guest musicians and a roving flock of music friends.
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Honeysuckle Possums

The Honeysuckle Possums are a high-energy, all-woman band, playing bluegrass, originals, and old-timey mountain music. They have been together for several years and recently released their debut album. Their music has taken them all over California and they continue to gain praise for their beautiful vocals, carefully crafted harmonies, and spirited style. Their performance at the Old Time Fiddlers Convention and the Parkfield Bluegrass Festival elicited rave reviews.
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Amber Cross

Amber's melodies are more than complimented by thoughtful, interesting and honest lyrics, along with fine, understated musicianship that proves the old adage that "less is more". The result is a set of superbly crafted, well-rounded, addictive songs that stay with you long after the last notes have ended, and make you hungry for more.
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North Country Blue

North Country Blue emerged in the fall of 2017, when four of the best young bluegrass musicians in California – now 13 or 14 years old –decided to join forces and see what they could do. All four girls are stalwarts as performers in the California Bluegrass Association’s “Kids on Bluegrass” program and as teachers in the Youth Academy
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Robin Fischer

Robin Fischer is square dance caller, musician, and in-demand fiddle teacher based in Berkeley, CA. She loves calling for both new and experienced dancers.

Gerry Higbies "Kids on Stage"

Something for the whole family!

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