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Winter Bluegrass Weekend
March 2-4, 2018
The Winter Bluegrass Weekend: A Festival of Bluegrass & Old-Time Music & Dance is 3 incredible days packed with band showcases, headline concerts, dances, workshops, instrument exhibitors, and plenty of around the clock informal jam sessions.
It's not too early to book your rooms! Contact the Crowne Plaza at 763-559-6600 or the nearby Marriott Residence Inn at 763-577-1600. Ask for the special Minnesota Bluegrass Festival rate.
Race for a Place Winners
Announcing the winners of the 2016 Race for a Place, which took place at the Harvest Jam on November 18, 2017.
Champions: Singleton Street
First Runner Up: Tony Rook Band
Second Runner Up: Noah John and Ringing Iron
Our champions will perform at the 2018 Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival in August, and our First Runner Ups will perform at the Homegrown Kickoff in June 2018.
Cabin Fever Festival
April 6-8, 2018 - Radisson Harborview Hotel, Duluth MN
The Cabin Fever Festival takes place every spring in Duluth. It's another great weekend of great music, jam sessions, and fun. It starts with an all-night jam on Friday night and continues with numerous stage shows, draw bands, workshops, open stage, and jam sessions all day Saturday.
Minnesota Homegrown Kickoff
Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival
Founded in 1975, Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association (MBOTMA) now has approximately 1000 members and 100 member bands. A non-profit organization, MBOTMA presents five festivals each year as well as a variety of jam sessions and other special events. Join MBOTMA to become part of this wonderful group of people and help us continue to bring our music to the Upper Midwest!