Now in its 16th year, the family friendly Sooke River Bluegrass Festival showcases Grammy and Juno-winning artists performing high quality bluegrass and Appalachian old-time music. An old-time square dance is held Saturday night under a Big Top circus tent. Free music workshops with the artists. Informal jam sessions. http://www.sookebluegrass.com
The Lonely Heartstring Band is a five-piece “new acoustic” band from Boston that performs a mix of original and traditional tunes from the old-time, bluegrass, folk, and jazz idioms. Young and exciting with a wide range of lyrical and face-paced tunes, they are rising fast in the New England acoustic scene. Four of the members of the band (Pat... more info
Bluegrass band from Victoria, BC, Canada. Their repertoire consists primarily of traditional bluegrass songs,
with a sprinkling of country, folk blues and pop tunes served up in bluegrass style.
Their songs feature close heartfelt duet and trio harmonies,
backed by strong banjo, mandolin and dobro instrumentals. more info