FreshGrass Festival of Bluegrass and Art

Freshgrass Logo; and Stage photo by Bill Wright.
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Country and Region United StatesMassachusetts
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival North Adams, Massachusetts, USA
Festival Contact Information

Mailing address:
1040 MASS MoCA Way
Adams, MA 01247 USA

Physical address:
87 Marshall Street
Adams, MA 01247
Phone: +01 413-662-2111
Fax: +01 413-663-8548

Festival Description

MASS MoCA in North Adams is a central hub for visual and performing arts in the region. The latest production — FreshGrass Bluegrass Festival took place for the first time in September 2011. The festival performances will take place at locations within the MASS MoCA complex and feature a stellar lineup of bluegrass legends and exciting young bluegrass artists. The programming includes workshops and seminars. There is a tent camping field within easy walk to the venue, downtown shops and bars.

Festival Dates September 19 - 21, 2014
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2014:
  • The Carolina Chocolate Drops with special guests
  • Railroad Earth
  • Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
  • Sam Bush
  • The Infamous Stringdusters
  • David Grisman Sextet
  • The Gibson Brothers
  • Alison Brown
  • Valerie June
  • Aoife O’Donovan
  • Rodney Crowell
  • Sam Amidon
  • Liam Ó Maonlaí
  • Michael Cleveland
  • Claire Lynch
  • Darol Anger
  • Martha Redbone Roots Project
  • Cricket Tell the Weather


Other Sources:

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  • David Grisman, Trampled By Turtles, and Carolina Chocolate Drops Headline September Bluegrass Festival at MASS MoCA, by Seth Rogovoy (The Rogovoy Report, March 27, 2012)
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Practical Info:

    87 Marshall Street
    Adams, MA


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