Evangeline Bluegrass Festival
Festival of Maritimes groups at Abram-Village
The 21st annual Evangeline Bluegrass Festival returns to Abram-Village July 14–16 with a full line-up of Maritime groups performing bluegrass and traditional music.
Performing at this year’s festival are Oxbow Mountain Boys and Matt Lunn & Echo Mountain from Nova Scotia; Bluegrass Diamonds, Ray Legere & Acoustic Horizon, High River, Blueroad and Third Harmony from New Brunswick; Janet McGarry, Heartfelt Bluegrass, Bluestreak, the Stiff Family and SK Bluegrass from PEI. In addition, High River and Blueroad, two groups new to the bluegrass scene, will take center stage for their first time at the festival.
Festival-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, hats, sunscreen and their instruments to jam throughout the weekend. The campground can accommodate 150 serviced sites and there are lots of rough camping sites available.
Also on offer are instrument workshop, open mic sessions, children’s activities, raffle tickets for a Yamaha guitar, 50/50 tickets and more.
Visit evangelinebluegrassfestival.ca for more information.