Minnesota Bluegrass

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 -- and don't miss our signature summer event - The Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival August 9-12!





Minnesota Americana-Roots Music Contests 

Friday, August 31 & Saturday, September 1, 2018 
West End Market Stage, Minnesota State Fair

Registration is now open for the 2018 Duet and Band contests at the State Fair!  Win valuable prizes and have fun while you're doing it. Registration is limited to 11 Duets and 8 bands; the spots fill quickly, so sign up early! 


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

info@minnesotabluegrass.org  |  651-456-8919 


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