Welcome to the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association!

Founded in 1975, the Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association now has close to 1000 members and 100 member bands who love bluegrass, old-time string band, and related acoustic music. We're a non-profit organization, presenting four festivals each year as well as a variety of jam sessions and other special events. Join us to become part of this wonderful group of people and help us continue to bring traditional acoustic music to the Upper Midwest.


Minnesota Americana-Roots Music Contests 

Friday, August 31 & Saturday, September 1, 2018, Minnesota State Fair 

Congratulations to this year's contest winners!

Duet Champions: Clint & Luke Birtzer (1st), Chanel Lane & John Lane (2nd),  Kari Aanestad & Maura Dunst (3rd) 

Band Champions: Barbaro (1st), Corpse Reviver (2nd), Bill & Kate Isles Band (3rd)

See our Facebook photo album for pictures from the event, and share your photos to our page so we can add them to the album. 

Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association
P.O. Box 16408, Minneapolis, MN 55416

info@minnesotabluegrass.org  |  651-456-8919 


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