Sat 06-08-16 Surrey Mini Bluegrass Festival – Chris Moreton + Nigel Cantor + Ghost Town Showdown + Andrew Perry & Good Company + others Mickeham Village Hall, Dell Close, RH5 6EE 12pm – picking/open-mike/workshops/concert (7pm) Dorking Sat 06-08-16 Joe
JAN JERROLD AWARD Nominations are now open for the Jan Jerrold Award. This is the BBMA’s premier award for the person who has made the most significant recent contribution to the Bluegrass music scene in the UK. Your nominee doesn’t
Tue 10/05/16 Sacred Harp singing Heath St Baptist Church, 84 Heath St, Hampstead NW3 1DN 7.30-9.30pm; 07770 210067 London Tue 10/05/16 Grinch Mountain & friends The Goat, Codicote, SG4 8XE check on 07986 285584 Hertfordshire Wed 11/05/16 Jeff Warner Dorking
Dalesfest 2016: (The Yorkshire Dales Bluegrass & Americana Acoustic Music Weekend). Friday 15th July – Sunday 17th July 2016. At: Dalesbank Farm, Low Lane, Silsden, Yorkshire, BD20 9JH. Tel: 01535-653321 – Meadmore Preston. Some B&B available. Hog Roast Sat pm.
The Uckfield Acoustic Session is now at The Alma Arms, Framfield Road, Uckfield at the same time, same dates as before. We still welcome Bluegrass & Old Timey musicians.
The BBMA Annual General Meeting for 2016 will once again be held at the Bolehall Manor Club, Amington Rd, Tamworth, B77 3LH on Saturday the 15th of October 2016. The provisional programme: is as follows: Friday 14th: 12 noon site opens
Thu 04/02/16 Hi Jinx Appalachian Clogging – practice Furnace Green Community Centre, Ashburnham Road, Furnace Green, Crawley, RH10 6QU 8pm – check on 01293 412978 Crawley Thu 04/02/16 Rattle-on-the-Stovepipe Islington Folk Club, The Horseshoe, 24 Clerkenwell Close, EC1 0AG London
Here is a list of 2016 festivals that we’ve been notified of: 4-5th March. Bristol Bluegrass & Americana Festival, BS1 5JG. 07779 111569 28th March – 1st April. Sorefingers. Kingham School, Gloucs. http://www.sorefingers.co.uk 6-8th May. Orwell, Ipswich. orwellbluegrass.co.uk/ 14-15th May.
Great Bill Monroe tune:
Once you have Jerusalem Ridge cracked try this one!