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Sooke River Bluegrass Festival

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Friday, June 15th, 2018
June 15 6 pm. June 16 11 a.m. June 17 11 a.m.

The 16th annual Sooke River Bluegrass Festival is thrilled to present an exciting lineup of Grammy and Juno winning artists for 2018 including:


• From Nashville: The Barefoot Movement, (International Bluegrass Music Association Momentum Award winner 2015).


• From Colorado: Jeff Scroggins and Colorado with Grammy-winning bassist Mark Schatz.


• From Boston: The Lonely Heartstring Band, an exciting group of musicians from the prestigious Berklee College of Music and featuring Vancouver Island fiddle player Patrick M’Gonigle.


• From Vancouver and Seattle: The Pine Siskins with Grammy-winner John Reischman, Eli West, Patrick Metzger and Juno-winning fiddler Trent Freeman.


• From Winnipeg: The Small Glories, with J.D. Edwards and Juno winner Cara Luft.


• From Victoria: The Unfaithful Servants, featuring Grammy-nominated mandolinist Jesse Cobb and award-winning fiddler Miriam Sonstenes.


• From Victoria: Perennial favourites The Clover Point Drifters.


• Saturday night Big Top Square Dance led by banjoist Allison de Groot (from the Bruce Molsky band) and Appalachian fiddle sensation Tatiana Hargreaves, with caller Craig Marcuk.


Our big-top circus tent will keep you comfortable rain or shine! Vendors, raffles and free music workshops hosted by our artists.

Cost: Adult: $20-70
Child: $Under 14 free
Category: Concerts | Music
    Country | Bluegrass
Location: Sooke Flats Campground
2259 Phillips Rd., Sooke
This event is for Everyone
More Info: Robert Remington
info@sookebluegrass.com

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