Jenine Abarbanel


ABOTMA and Mountaingrass are thrilled to announce that the 2016 IBMA Instrumental Group of the Year winners Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen are our headline act for Mountaingrass 2017. Since Frank Solivan left the cold climes of Alaska for the bluegrass hotbed of Washington, D.C., he’s built a reputation as a […]

US Headliner Announced!


Before you go to buy your tickets, make sure you get your ABOTMA membership. Your $25 membership gets you $35 off your ticket, as well as other sweet benefits. Such a bargain! Couples can also buy a 2-person membership and purchase their 2 discount tickets at once, instead of having […]

Tickets now available!


Greetings from Mountaingrass! Word has gotten to our ears that there are rumours flying around that there will be no Mountaingrass in 2017. Please be reassured, nothing could be further from the truth! We are working hard to bring you the best Mountaingrass ever. Performer offers have been sent out […]

Artist announcements and tickets.




Apply 2017 OZ & NZ Are you a musician or musical group keeping the traditions of Bluegrass and Old Time Country Music alive?  Then you should be playing at Mountaingrass!  Now is the time to send in your application.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Artist Applications are now open!


Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Raffle! We hope you enjoy your prizes! Grundy open back banjo – Howard Gadd, Jingellic NSW Presto instrument case voucher – Terry McCarthy, Box Hill, Vic 2016 performer CDs – Paul Cooper (The Cherry Pickers). S.A. Double pass to Mountaingrass 2017 – Kristie […]

Winners of the Mountaingrass Raffle




This 2016 Mountaingrass Raffle is not to be missed. Just look at these prizes!! You can purchase tickets via iWannaTicket, or at the festival. You do not need to be present to win.   First prize: Custom “Harrietville” model Grundy open back banjo! Second prize: Presto instrument case! (Instrument not […]

Mountaingrass Raffle: Full list of prizes




We have been working hard to get you more benefits for your ABOTMA membership dollars. As a result, ABOTMA members are now eligible for a special baggage allowance when they fly Virgin Airways. You can read all about this new benefit here: http://abotma.org.au/2016/09/28/extra-baggage-allowance/

ABOTMA Membership Benefits



Many of you will have noticed Seb Broadbent filming at Mountaingrass last year.  Seb has put together a beautiful video of Mountaingrass, which has just been released.  It certainly makes us want to be there right now!  

Mountaingrass Video



A big part of our fundraising every year is the Raffle, and we’re very lucky to have generous donors contributing prizes. This year our first prize is a custom made “Harrietville” model open back banjo being built at this very moment by Laurie Grundy. Laurie writes: Here’s the very start […]

Mountaingrass Raffle



We are very pleased to announce that Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley will be headlining at Mountaingrass 2016! Rob Ickes is a longtime, well-established instrumental giant, and Trey Hensley is newly arrived in Music City, bursting with talent both as a vocalist and guitarist. Their recent collaboration is taking the […]

Headline Act Announced