Thursday, August 13, 2009

Lots of Bluegrass this weekend....

Friday, August 14th -- GRASS ROUTES in Andover, CT -- Andover Gazebo, School Road (located in between the Town Hall & the Andover Elementary School -- School Road is located off of Route 316, which is accessible from Routes 6 & 66). Show is FREE and the music starts at 6:30PM. For more information, call the Andover Public Library at (860)742-7428.

Saturday, August 15th -- BEAR MINIMUM (and possibly a set from the BEAR BRIDGE BAND) in Peru, MA -- Peru Town Pavilion, Route 143, Peru, MA. This is part of the 2nd annual Peru Church Car Show. For more info on the car show, call (413)655-2493. Showtime is 3PM.

Saturday, August 15th -- Lots of bands, including SHADY CREEK, PINE CREEK, CROSSOVER, CHARTER OAK, and SHOREGRASS at the Shady Creek Festival in Plainfield, CT. Music is on Saturday only and starts around 10AM. Donations are accepted. Location is 20 Colbridge Road in Plainfield. For more info, call (860)564-1018.
***Update for 8/14/2009: rumor has it that a certain banjo playing, bona fide "Pioneer of Bluegrass" who hails from the State of Rhode Island will be playing at this festival on Saturday. Stop by to see who it is...

Sunday, August 16th -- A special event at the Firebox Restaurant in Hartford, CT: NICK & DICK & THE RANK STRANGLERS (a "Stanley Brothers experience" type of grouping). Showtime is 5PM, and admission is free. The Firebox is located at 539 Broad Street in Hartford. For more info, call (860)246-1222.

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