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The 4th Annual Kingman Island Bluegrass And Folk Festival
April 26, 2014 - Saturday
Featuring: The Hackensaw Boys, King Street Bluegrass, Sligo Creek Stompers, By & By, Second String Band, Only Lonesone, and others
Kingman Island - On the Anacostia River - Washington, DC - Time: 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
WAMU's Bluegrass Country is the media sponsor and the DCBU will be hosting a bluegrass jam during the festival. Volunteers are needed! Here is the Volunteer Website where people can view all the available volunteer opportunities and sign up for their shift. This year volunteers get free entry, two free beer tickets, and a free event t-shirt.
2014 DCBU Annual Pic-Nic!
Sunday, May 4, 2014, Time: 2:00-6:00PM
Cherry Hill Park, 312 Park Avenue, Falls Church, VA
Rain or Shine - Annual jam session and BBQ.
DCBU will provide burgers and hot dogs and sodas.
Park Ave is opposite State Theater (Park is third block on right)
2014 DCBU Bluegrass Camp!
Sunday, June 29 -- Friday, July 4, 2014
At McDaniel College in Westminster, MD
Held in cooperation with Common Ground on the Hill
Registration is Open! Click Here for information, registration, and a schedule of classes. Discount for early registration thru May 15.
With Bluegrass banjo master Tony Trischka
Also Instructors: Dudley Connell-guitar,vocals, Sally Love Connell-vocals; Jon Glik-fiddle, Cathy Fink-clawhammer banjo; Marcy Marxer-guitar, Mark Schatz-bass, Roland White-mandolin, Randy Barrett-camp coordinator, Ken Kolodner-fiddle, Brad Kolodner-banjo, Bryan Bowers-autoharp, Ralph Gordon-bass, Michael & Carrie Kline-old time song, Amy Ferebee-beginning guitar, Christopher James-beginning mandolin, Lois Hornbostle & Ehukai Teves-mountain dulcimer.
2015 DC Bluegrass Festival!
Seldom Scene, Tim O'Brien, Blue Highway, and More.
February 27-28, 2015
Sheraton Premiere Hotel, Tysons Corner, VA
More Information Coming This Fall
Washington D.C., The Bluegrass Capitol - The Story of Bluegrass in Washington, D.C. - Produced by: G.T. Keplinger; with interviews from Mike Auldridge, George McCeney, Dudley Connell, Len Holsclaw
If you have any ideas, thoughts, constructive criticisms, etc. feel free to contact Randy Barrett at 703-405-6230,
or go to our Contact DCBU menu option.
Thank You, Randy Barrett, DCBU President & Chairman