Programme 2017

FRIDAY Daytime

  • 11.00 – 3.00pm  Clubhouse – Old Time Session Area
  • 3.00-6.30pm  Clubhouse – Open Stage.
  • 7.00pm onwards – Clubhouse general session, bar & bonfire

FRIDAY Evening

  • 7.00-7.45        The New Essex Bluegrass Band
  • 7.55-8.40         Dan Walsh & John Dowling
  • 8.50-9.35          Bill Smarme & The Bizness
  • 9.45-10.30       Cardboard Fox
  • 10.40-11.30    The Rip Roaring Success

SATURDAY Daytime

  • 10.00-11.00am  Main Stage – Childrens Workshop   (Gary Payne & Richard Partridge)
  • 10.00-11.00am  Clubhouse – Mandolin   (Mike Giverin – Jaywalkers)
  • 10.30-11.30am  Catering Tent – BBMA AGM   (British Bluegrass Music Association)
  • 11.00-12.00noon  Main Stage – Bluegrass Banjo Workshop   (Bill Forster)
  • 11.00-12.00noon  Clubhouse – Fiddle Workshop   (Jay Bradberry – Jaywalkers)
  • 12.00noon-1.00pm  Main Stage – Bluegrass Guitar Workshop   (Paul Hill)
  • 12.00noon – 5.00pm  Clubhouse Old Time Session Area
  • 5.00-7.00pm   Clubhouse Open Stage
  • 7.00pm onwards  Clubhouse general session, bar & bonfire

12.00-4.00pm  Traditional Dance Displays and Workshops with our local Applejacks and Raise The Dust – Have a go yourself!

  • 1.30-2.15    Jeni Hankins
  • 2.25-3.10    The Horsenecks (Barry Southern O/T)
  • 3.20-4.05    Jack Lawrence with Dick Plank & Alan Ward
  • 4.15-5.00    Jaywalkers

SATURDAY Evening

  • 7.00-7.45       Hot Rock Pilgrims
  • 7.55-8.40       The Sweet Water Warblers
  • 8.50-9.40       The Small Glories – Cara Luft & J.D. Edwards
  • 10.00-10.50   Ragged Union
  • 11.00-12pm  Barn Dance – Led by Sarah Clough with Blossom Hill and friends, get your dancin’ shoes on!

SUNDAY Daytime

  • 10.00-11.00am  Main Stage – Slow Jam Workshop  Intro to jamming in acoustic sessions  (Gary Payne)
  • 11.00am-12.30pm Main Stage – Gospel Session – Led by The New Essex Bluegrass Band
  • 11.00-12.00am Clubhouse – Double Bass Workshop (Sam Rose – Hot Rock Pilgrims)
  • 1.30-2.15  Next Generation
  • 2.25-3.10  The Rosellys
  • 3.20-4.10  Midnight Skyracer
Festival schedule details may be subject to change