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. Our mission is to preserve and promote bluegrass and old-time stringband music in and around the state of Minnesota. 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.
Have you got Cabin Fever? Boy, do we have a cure for you!
The 13th annual Cabin Fever Festival is coming up at the Duluth Radisson Harborview Hotel March 29-31, 2019. We're excited to announce a line-up that includes The Barley Jacks, Noah John & Ringing Iron, The Fish Heads, Sarah Mae & The Birkeland Boys, The Radio Wranglers and many more. Presented by The Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association and The Tamarack Dance Association. More information
If you love camping, and you love to jam, this year's Minnesota Bluegrass Kickoff Jam will be the place for you! This year we'll be focused on getting together to enjoy casual music around the campfire and the open stage at Ranch House Live. Make your plans to camp... no festival ticket is required! More information
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