News & Updates

  • 24 Jun 2018 8:47 AM | Anonymous

    Registration is open now for the contests at the Minnesota State Fair! Go to the event page for more information and to download guidelines. If you're ready to register, sign up now: 

    Americana Roots Duet Contest

    Americana Roots Band Contest

  • 4 Jun 2018 7:26 PM | Anonymous

    Advance tickets are $10 off until June 9 - save $$$ and order yours now! Go to to order. 

    Even after June 9, you'll still save time and money by ordering tickets in advance. See the Tickets page for prices, and order now!

  • 30 May 2018 9:38 PM | Anonymous

    Behind the scenes, Office Administrator Darcy Schatz and Website Administrator Katryn Conlin have been working for several months to launch a new & improved website for Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association! 

    There will be many advantages to our members when we work with the website, which is coordinated with a cloud-based membership software system. It will allow for better management of member renewals and communications. 

    Another new feature will be a simplified public member band directory. Member bands will be able to upload their own photos and keep their contact information up to date themselves!

    We hope to iron out all of the wrinkles and launch soon. 

  • 6 Apr 2018 8:25 AM | Anonymous

    Kim and Mike Curtis- Monson made an in-studio live appearance to help promote the Cabin Fever Festival on Fox 21's morning news show. Thanks, Kim & Mike, for helping get the word out!

  • 11 Mar 2015 5:36 AM | Anonymous

    Now that the Winter Bluegrass Weekend is over, we're counting down the days to Cabin Fever, with the Homegrown Kickoff and August Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Association festivals following this summer. 

    Our new online ticket system, Brown Paper Tickets, allows you to purchase and print your own tickets from the comfort of your home! You'll always save money by getting your festival tickets in advance, and if you're an MBOTMA member, you'll save even more. 

    Of course, if you'd prefer to get tickets in the mail, you can select that option as well when you go to order tickets. 

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


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