MountainGrass Program

After a very successful program of events in 2014 the MountainGrass Team are working towards 2015.

Our program will be announced later in 2015.

 

Here is a look at the 2014 program:

Thursday Night Pickin’ Session

Avalon House
8pm onwards
All pickers welcome

Special Consensus

Special Consensus (USA)

Friday Night

Feathertop Marquee

  • 7:00 pm Pipi Pickers
  • 7:50 pm Bluegrass Parkway
  • 8:40 pm The Company
  • 9:30 pm Special Consensus
Snowline Hotel

  • 8:30 pm Lonesome Still
  • 9:15 pm Kissin’ Cousins
  • 10:00 pm Fat Cousin Skinny
  • 10:45 pm Harman & Hellens

Saturday Morning Workshops and Sessions

 Mons Meg Lounge (Feathertop)

  • 9:00 am Bluegrass slow jam with Old South
  • 10:00 am Bluegrass Resophonic Guitar with Pete Fidler
  • 11:00 am Advanced Bluegrass Guitar with Jamie Clark
 Community Hall

  • 9:00 am Introduction to Bluegrass Jamming with Greg McGrath
  • 10:00 am Music Industry with Davidson Brothers & Fat Cousin Skinny
  • 11:00 am Bluegrass Bass with Andrew Small
 Feathertop Conference Room

  • 10:00 am Bluegrass Harmony with Special Consensus
  • 11:00 am Bluegrass Fiddle with Donal Baylor
 Feathertop Marquee

  • 9:00 am “Single Mic” Workshop with Bluegrass Parkway

 Saturday Afternoon Concerts

 Feathertop Marquee

  • 1:20 pm Welcome by ABOTMA President
  • 1:30 pm Little Rabbit
  • 2:15 pm The Company
  • 3:00 pm Flying Emus
  • 3:45 pm Karen Lynne and Bluegrass Circle
  • 4:30 pm Fat Cousin Skinny
  • 5:15 pm Davidson Brothers
 Mountain Pickers Stage (Mountain View Holiday Retreat)

  • 1:00 pm Banjo Boys
  • 1:30 pm Old South
  • 2:15 pm Pipi Pickers
  • 3:00 pm Lonesome Still
  • 3:45 pm Pete Denahy
  • 4:30 pm Kissin Cousins
  • 5:15 pm String Theories
Community Hall

  • 1:00 pm One Up, Two Down
  • 1:50 pm Jane Germain & Ian Simpson
  • 2:40 pm Little Rabbit
  • 3:30 pm Flying Engine String Band
  • 4:15 pm Break
  • 4:30 Flying Engine String Band Jam Session
 This Program will be subject to change as necessary.Download one Here:PDF

 Saturday dinner break

Feathertop Marquee

6:00 pm ABOTMA Annual General Meeting. Each year the Australian Bluegrass and Old Time Music Association (ABOTMA) holds an AGM to elect a new committee to run the festival and promote bluegrass and old timey music. This is your opportunity to attend the Annual General Meeting and have a say. To comment and vote you must be a member of ABOTMA and we encourage all bluegrass music enthusiasts to join up and help us make this festival an ongoing success. Membership forms are available at the ticket office.

Saturday Evening Concerts

Feathertop Marquee

  • 7:30 pm Old South
  • 8:20 pm Special Consensus
  • 9:10 pm Flying Emus
  • 10:00 pm Chris Henry and the HardCore Grass
 Harrietville Hotel

  • 8:20 pm Harman & Hellens
  • 9:10 pm Coolgrass
  • 10:00 pm Pete Denahy
  • 10:45 pm Davidson Brothers

Sunday Morning Workshops and Sessions

Feathertop Marquee

  • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Gospel Concert. See Mike Kear for sign-up information.
Mons Meg Lounge (Feathertop)

  • 9:00 am Bluegrass Guitar with Tony O’Rourke
  • 10:00 am Monroe Style Mandolin with Chris Henry
  • 11:00 am Bluegrass Banjo with Greg Cahill
Feathertop Conference Room

  • 9:00 am Bluegrass slow jam with the Pipi Pickers
  • 10:00 am Bluegrass slow jam with the Snowy Mountain Ramblers
  • 11:00 am Music of the Carter Family with Rob Lewis & Co
Community Hall

  • 9:00 am Intermediate Old-Time banjo with Ian Alexander
  • 10:00 am Old-Time Fiddle with Craig Woodward
  • 11:00 am Clog dancing / Flatfooting with Belinda Gibson

 Sunday Afternoon Concerts

 Feathertop Marquee

  • 1:30 pm Flying Engine String Band
  • 2:15 pm Bluegrass Parkway
  • 3:00 pm Coolgrass
  • 3:50 pm Karen Lynne & the Bluegrass Circle
  • 4:35 pm String Theories
  • 5:10 pm Jane Germain & Ian Simpson
 Mountain Pickers Stage (Mountain View Holiday Retreat)

  • 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Blackboard Concerts (See Angus Golding for a spot)

Community Hall

  • 1:30 pm Appalachian Heaven String Band
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Old Timey Dance with Maggie Duncan calling and Appalachian Heaven String Band

 Sunday Evening Concert

 Feathertop Marquee

  • 7:30 pm Special Consensus
  • 8:20 pm One Up, Two Down
  • 9:10 pm Chris Henry and the Hard Core Grass
 This Program will be subject to change as necessary.Download one Here:PDF