Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival
Eureka Springs’ annual Bluegrass Festival is back for another year and as always, jam-packed with lively and talented musicians. The festival takes place on August 13th-15th, 2015.
The Bluegrass Festival kicks off with a Watermelon Social on Thursday at 7pm in Basin Spring Park presented by the Eureka Springs City Advertising & Promotion Commission. This event is an open jam and everyone is invited to bring their instruments and join in. Free watermelon and bottled water will be provided.
On Friday and Saturday there will be free music in the Basin Spring Park bandshell from noon-5 p.m. The line-up is:
12pm Mary Parker, Clancey Ferguson, & Mountain View Friends
1pm Eureka Springs Bluegrass Band
3pm Buddy Griffin & Friends
4pm Dragon Masters
12pm Clancey Ferguson
2pm Al Brumley & Friends featuring Arkansas Red & Buddy Griffin
4pm Dragon Masters
There will be two nights of shows at The Auditorium at 32 S. Main Street at 7 p.m. Friday night’s performers include Mary Parker, Dragon Masters, Pam Setzer, the Clark Family with Bill Nesbitt and the Tennessee Gentlemen.
Saturday night’s performance includes Myron Flippin, Buddy Griffin & Clancey Ferguson; Pam Setzer and Mountain View Friends featuring Donny Catron; Clark Family with Bill Nesbitt; Buffalo City Ramblers; Cutthroat Montana; and Tim Crouch and Irl Hees.
Tickets to The Auditorium shows are $20 for adults and $12 for children 16 and under. Buy tickets for both nights for $35 for adults and $20 for children. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.
Also, at 9 a.m. Saturday August 15 at the Rodeway Inn Chalet, located at 2015 East Van Buren, teaching sessions will be offered for beginning and intermediate musicians to help them learn, understand, and participate in circle sessions. Admission is free.
For more information visit dev.eurekasprings.org