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    • October 30, 2018
    • March 03, 2025
    Register

    Please fill out all the registration information. Your check will be made out to the name on the registration which must match your W9 and the W9 must be received before payment will be made. 

    W9

    1. If you have never submitted a W9 to Minnesota Bluegrass, you must email a completed and signed document to info@minnesotabluegrass.org. The blank document can be found at https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf.

    2. If you have previously submitted a W9 but your information has changed, you must email a new W9.

    3. If we have a current W9 on file, you do not need to submit a new one. If you are unsure if we have current information, you can email one to info@minnesotabluegrass.org.

    Please note that you may be subject to IRS penalties for failure to provide a W9 to Minnesota Bluegrass.

    • December 06, 2018
    • November 01, 2021
    Register

    Thank you for your interest in getting involved with Minnesota Bluegrass! 

    Please fill out the registration fields with your interest so the correct person can get in touch with more information. Your completion of the form does not obligate you to anything but you'll simply receive more info. 



    • March 01, 2019
    • March 03, 2019
    Register


    Registration is now open for event exhibitors for the 2019 Winter Bluegrass Weekend.

    Dates: March 1-3, 2019

    Location: Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West (3131 Campus Drive Plymouth MN) 

    Hall Open: Friday 6-10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Setup: Friday, March 1st 4 - 6 p.m., Saturday, March 2nd 9 -11 a.m.. Sunday, March 3rd, 9-10 a.m.

    Cost: $75 per table

    Ticketing: One weekend ticket is included with a table purchase. Additional weekend tickets are available for purchase.

    Equipment: Tables are standard 6' and space includes two chairs. Electricity is provided upon request at no additional charge but there are a limited number of electric spots available.

    Check-In: Vendors will check in at the Registration table to receive badges and space assignment.

    Security: Vendor room is monitored during event and locked during off hours.

    Expected Attendance: approximately 1700 

    Payment:  can be made online or by check. If paying by check, mail to the address below. Note that registration is NOT complete until payment is received and all payments must be received by February 21st, 2019. No refunds.

    Questions: Contact Aaron Tacke  Aaron.tacke@gmail.com or 701 367 4344

    Space is limited. 

    Mail check (made out to Minnesota Bluegrass) to:

    Minnesota Bluegrass

    Attn: WBW Exhibitor Hall

    PO Box 16408

    Minneapolis MN 55416

    • March 01, 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • March 03, 2019
    • 2:00 PM
    • Crown Plaza
    Register

      Grass Seeds and G2 at the Winter Bluegrass Weekend

    Grass Seeds and GS2 are MBOTMA-sponsored youth workshops held in conjunction with the Winter Bluegrass Weekend. 2019 will be our sixteenth year! (And in 2018 we expanded Grass Seeds, offering it as a day-long workshop at Harvest Fest in September.)

    We meet for one session Friday night, two on Saturday and one Sunday morning. The kids will then have the opportunity to show us all what they have learned with a concert on Sunday at 1:00.

    More details about Grass Seeds is available on the Grass Seeds web page and if you have any further questions, please contact Eric Christopher at eric@thehigh48s.com or 651-271-4392.


    Schedule

    Friday:  7 -  9 p.m. 

    Saturday:  10 a.m. - 12 noon and 1 - 4 p.m. 

    Sunday:  10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and concert at 1 p.m.


    Registration 

    Registration is not complete until payment has been received.

    Students can only register for one instrument. 

    Be sure to register early, as space is limited. Fiddle tends to fill the quickest.


    Payments 

    Registration fee for the three-day workshop is $85 per student.

    Payments can be made online with a credit card or by check mailed to the address below. Note that registration is NOT complete until payment is received.

    MBOTMA
    attn: Grass Seeds
    PO Box 16408
    Minneapolis MN 55416

    • August 06, 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • August 08, 2019
    • El Rancho Manana
    Register

    2019 Bluegrass Instructional Camp

    Attention all Bluegrass Players! Join Monroe Crossing for the 2019 Bluegrass Instructional Camp (also known as Jam Camp) 

    Bring your bass, guitar, mandolin, banjo, or fiddle to this fun, intensive event and get more out of your playing! We do ask that students be 12 years 
    of age or older as the material covered in these sessions is intense and 
    requires lots of focus.

    Camp Begins: Tuesday, August 6th at 7:00 p.m. and ends with the Thursday evening recital on the main stage as part of the main event festivities.

    Cost: $125 until July 1.  $150: July 2 – August 1

    What to Expect: Classes and breakout sessions covering work in instrument groups (all divided into the 5 standard bluegrass instruments: guitar, banjo, bass, fiddle and mandolin), ensembles, seminars on lead and harmony singing, music theory, song arrangement, jam etiquette, and more. The camp will close out with all students performing their recitals on the Main stage on Thursday evening.

    Camping: Participants wishing to stay onsite must pay the $15 per night camping fee ($30 max per vehicle). Minors must camp with an adult. 

    Food: Participants are responsible for their own food.  Festival food vendors are generally setup by Thursday afternoon.

    Festival Tickets: Jam camp participants must purchase festival tickets for the rest of the weekend.

    • August 06, 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • August 08, 2019
    • El Rancho Manana
    Register

    2019 Old-Time Instructional Camp

    Attention all Old-Time Players! Join Steam Machine for the 2019 Old-Time Instructional Camp (also known as Jam Camp) 

    Bring your bass, guitar, banjo, or fiddle to this fun, intensive event and get more out of your playing! Camp is open to adults and youth 12 and up. 

    Camp Begins: Tuesday, August 6th at 7:00 p.m. with a group jam and ends with the Thursday evening recital on the main stage as part of the main event festivities. 

    Cost: $100 until July 1.  $110: July 2 – August 1

    What to Expect: Morning classes and breakout sessions will be in instrument groups (divided into fiddle, banjo, and bass/guitar). In the afternoons students can choose between ensembles workshops on playing in a band and playing for dances, or square dance calling. Evenings will include history of some of the repertoire and square dancing.  The camp will close out with all students performing on the Main stage on Thursday evening.

    Camping: Participants wishing to stay onsite must pay the $15 per night camping fee ($30 max per vehicle). Minors must camp with an adult. 

    Food: Participants are responsible for their own food.  Festival food vendors are generally setup by Thursday afternoon.

    Festival Tickets: Jam camp participants must purchase festival tickets for the rest of the weekend if they wish to attend.

    • August 08, 2019
    • (EDT)
    • August 11, 2019
    • (EDT)
    • El Rancho Manana, Richmond MN
    Register

    This form is for reserving a spot on the waiting list for a utility campsite for the August Festival event at El Rancho Manana in Richmond, MN. This reservation form requires an email address. If you do not have an email address, call 651-456-8919 to register. 

    Event tickets are purchased separately at www.minnesotabluegrass.org.

    PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION CAREFULLY!

    These reservations are for Thursday, Friday and Saturday (August 8-10) NIGHTS ONLY. Reservations for additional nights must be made directly through the campground at 320-597-2740

    Only one camper will be allowed on each site and all campers/vehicles will be tagged. Untagged campers will be charged.

    Sites will be assigned from the waiting list in the order they were received as spots become available that fit your rig. 

    Cost is $120 for the three nights. Payment can be made: 

    1. Via credit card using the "Pay Online" option.

    2. By choosing the "Invoice Me" option and mailing a check to the address below.  NOTE: Your reservation is NOT COMPLETE until payment is received. Payments not received within 2 weeks will result in a canceled reservation and a forfeited spot in the waiting list.

    You will receive your campground assignment  by mail or email and you must bring the assignment with you to check in at the campground.

    MBOTMA

    Attn: Camping

    PO Box 16408

    Minneapolis MN 55416


    • August 08, 2019
    • (CDT)
    • August 11, 2019
    • (CDT)
    • El Rancho Manana, Richmond MN
    Register

    This form is for reserving campsites for the August Festival event at El Rancho Manana in Richmond, MN.

    This reservation form requires an email address and the 2019 Registration Code. If you do not have an email address, call 651-456-8919 to register. 

    Event tickets are purchased separately at www.minnesotabluegrass.org.

    PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION CAREFULLY!

    • These reservations are for Thursday, Friday and Saturday (August 8-10) NIGHTS ONLY. Reservations for additional nights must be made directly through the campground at 320-597-2740
    • Registrations must be completed (including payment) by May 15, 2019
    • Only one camper will be allowed on each site and all campers/vehicles will be tagged. Untagged campers will be charged.
    • If you are registering for multiple sites you need to do a separate registration for each site.
    • Cost is $120 for the three nights. Payment can be made: 

    1. Via credit card using the "Pay Online" option.

    2. By choosing the "Invoice Me" option and mailing a check to the address below.  NOTE: Your reservation is NOT COMPLETE until payment is received. Payments not received within 10 days will result in a canceled reservation.

    • You will receive your campground assignment  by mail or email and you must bring the assignment with you to check in at the campground.
    • Every site is guaranteed 20 amp service. You can request a site with more amps but it is not guaranteed. 


    MBOTMA

    Attn: Camping

    PO Box 16408

    Minneapolis MN 55416



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

info@minnesotabluegrass.org

651-456-8919     

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