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Minnesota Bluegrass August Festival  

August 5-8, 2021 • El Rancho Mañana, Richmond, MN | ​Nominated IBMA Event of the Year FIVE Times!


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2021 Showcase Tent Schedule

Friday, August 6, 2021

10:00 am Yoga

11:00 am  Happy Trucker Show Live Radio Broadcast (till 1pm)

2:30 pm Back Catalog Listening Party with Valerie Smith

4:00 pm Making Songs Your Own with Special Concensus and the Fish Heads

MBOTMA Underground Showcase:

6:30pm The Beavers

7:30 pm  Maygen and The Birdwatcher

8:30pm Mother Banjo

9:30pm Breanne Marie & The Front Porch Sinners

Saturday, August 7, 2021

10:00 am  Yoga

11:00am Jigging Basics workshops with Danielle Enblom

12:00pm Acoustic Brunch with The Gated Community

1:00 pm Stories from. the West Bank with Pop Wagner, Bob Bovee, Mary DuShane

2:00 pm Jigging Contest with Wild Goose Chase Cloggers

4:00 pm  Polka/Waltze/Schottische Happy Hour Dance with music by the Upper Midwest Folk Fiddlers

7:30 pm Cajun Dance Lesson

8:00 pm Cajun Dancing with The New Riverside Ramblers

Sunday, August 8, 2021

10:00 am Dance Floor Pack-Up Party - Bring a Drill and Help!

2021 Gathering Place Schedule

Friday, August 6, 2021

11:00 am Bill Cagley: Beginner Jam

2:00 pm  Pale Ales: Jam with the Band

3:00 pm Bill Cagley: Intermediate Jam

4:00 pm  Bartig Brothers: Beginner Ukelele Workshop

Saturday, August 7, 2021

10:00 am Bill Cagley: Beginner Jam

1:00 pm New Riverside Ramblers: Cajun Jam

2:00 pm Bartig Brothers: Intermediate Ukelele Workshop

3:00 pm Bill Cagley: Intermediate Jam

Sunday, August 8, 2021


2021 Family Area Schedule

Friday, August 6, 2021

10:30 am Sloughgrass: Absolute Beginner Instrument Workshop

11:30 am Family Jam

1:00 pm  Talent Show

2:00 pm Reynolds Family Band

Saturday, August 7, 2021

10:30 am Sloughgrass: Absolute Beginner Instrument Workshop

11:30 am Family Jam

12:00 pm Not Your Average Family Band

1:00 pm Talent Show

2:00 pm Sloughgrass

3:00 pm Meyer Family Band



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