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Winter Bluegrass Festivals:  Different from the Summer Mega Festivals

Winter Bluegrass Festivals: Different from the Summer Mega Festivals

The River City Music Festival in Portland over this past weekend proved the joy of smaller, more intimate Bluegrass festivals, and confirmed the passion of large festivals like BeanBlossom, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, and RockyGrass.

The River City Festival has diversified a bit from its first six years (beginning in 2001).  This year, the Festival has been renamed and expanded to the River City Music Festival, and is set to be inviting to Bluegrass, Acoustic and Americana music fans.   It has also made a change of venue from the Portland Civic Center to the Jantzen Beach Red Lion Inn. READ MORE »

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The River City Bluegrass Festival

January 7, 2011 beanblossom

For Pacific Northwesterners, this weekend is great way to get out of the rain and get into some of the best bluegrass around.  From Friday, January 7, through Sunday, January 9, 2011, the River City Music Festival will be jamming Portland, Oregon. The line up, while not as luminous as Telluride, or Bean Blossom, is […]

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