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✭ABOTMA Raffle Winners 2018✭

✭ABOTMA Raffle 2018 Winners✭ First Prize – Mandolin made by Eastman valued at $2899 – Maureen Beggs Second Prize – Zoom H2n portable audio recorder & APH-2n Accessory Package valued at $399 – Greg Tedder Third Prize – Double season pass to next year’s Mountaingrass. Value: $300- Dave O’Doherty Fourth […]

✭Listening Through the Lens Review of Mountaingrass 2018✭

✭Listening Through the Lens Review of Mountaingrass 2018✭ Listening Through the Lens, an online music magazine, promoting alt. country, blues, bluegrass, folk, americana, rock, gospel and soul reviewed Mountaingrass 2018, the move to Beechworth, some of the performances and gave an overwhelmingly positive verdict! All accompanied by gorgeous photos. Images: […]

✭Ian Fisk’s photos of Mountaingrass 2018✭

✭Ian Fisk’s photos of Mountaingrass 2018✭ As usual the indefatigable Ian Fisk is on duty taking photographs of the festival – to view all the photos of Mountaingrass 2018 head here

✭See you in Beechworth!✭

✭See you in Beechworth!✭ Festival set up in underway – the weather is gorgeous! We’re looking forward to seeing you all soon for another great Mountaingrass

✭Mike Compton – Private Mandolin Lessons✭

✭Mike Compton – Private Mandolin Lessons✭ Mike Compton will be available on site at Mountaingrass for personal mandolin lessons. Anyone who would like to take up the opportunity should contact Paul Duff via email at pduff.1@bigpond.com for details.

✭Mountaingrass Raffle 2018✭

✭Mountaingrass Raffle 2018✭ First Prize – Mandolin made by Eastman valued at $2899 MD815/v • Neck Material: Maple • Body Top: Solid Adirondack Spruce • Body Back/Sides: Solid Highly Flamed Maple • Truss Rod: Single Acting • Tailpiece: Eastman Cast Aluminum Tailpiece • Bridge: Adjustable Compensated Ebony Bridge • Tuners: […]

✭Special ABOTMA President’s Report✭

✭Special ABOTMA President’s Report✭ ✭Evan Webb recently attended IBMA ✭ A group of eight festival organisers from around the world were sponsored by South Arts to attend IBMA in Raleigh NC and PAE in Orlando FL. Bridget Rees, her daughter Angela and I represented Australia. There was a tight schedule […]

✭Some of the award winning Artists appearing at Mountaingrass✭

✭Some of the award winning Artists appearing at Mountaingrass✭ Jeff Scroggins & Colorado – USA Jeff Scroggins and Colorado confirm their lineup for Mountaingrass 2018 – Jeff Scroggins, lead vocalist Greg Blake – also an award-winning guitarist, accomplished fiddler Ellie Hakanson and Nico Humby, on bass. They have also released […]

✭Provisional Program Released for Mountaingrass 2018✭

✭Provisional Program Released for Mountaingrass 2018✭ We are excited to announce the release of the Provisional Program for this year’s Festival, it can be viewed here.

✭Full line up for Mountaingrass 2018✭

✭We are excited to announce our full line up for Mountaingrass 2018✭ ✭For more information click here✭ International Artists Jeff Scroggins & Colorado – USA Blue Ridge Broadcasters – USA Bryant & Brown – USA Cameron deWitt – USA Pipi Pickers – NZ Rhodeworks – NZ Australian Artists Bluegrass Parkway […]

✭Winners of the inaugural ABOTMA Young Performer Grant✭

✭Winners of the inaugural ABOTMA Young Performer Grant (2018): Rhodeworks!✭ Rhodeworks are a young bluegrass folk band who play fast paced, high energy folk music, presenting a set of traditional and well-loved bluegrass alongside their original material. Laurence (17), Sam (15) and Nate (12) are largely self-taught multi-instrumentalists and vocalists. […]

✭Tickets on sale now!✭

✭Tickets on sale for Mountaingrass 2018 ✭ Tickets for Mountaingrass 2018 ✭We are excited to announce our full line up for Mountaingrass 2018✭ ✭For more information – click here✭   Jeff Scroggins & Colorado – USA Blue Ridge Broadcasters – USA Bryant & Brown – USA Cameron deWitt – USA […]

New International Artists announced

✭We are excited to announce our next International Artists for Mountaingrass 2018 – Cameron de Whitt (USA)✭ Cameron DeWhitt Cameron DeWhitt is a clawhammer banjoist and Old Time musician living in Philadelphia. He hosts the weekly podcast Get Up in the Cool, which features conversations and musical collaborations with some […]

New International Act Announced – Bryant & Brown

✭Bryant & Brown – USA✭ This extraordinary foursome presents old-time music traditions of North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, West Virginia and other southern U.S. states with depth and expertise reflecting long experience. Paul Brown, Terri McMurray, Mike Bryant, and Marcia Bryant carry on the traditions they learned directly from the late […]

ABOTMA needs YOU!

We need your help!   ABOTMA needs volunteers to help in the following roles Secretary – Executive committee – Duties: call for agenda items for the monthly Executive meeting, draft the Executive meeting agenda, record action/decision, generate minutes from the meeting and send these to the Executive ahead of the […]