2017 Berkeley Bluegrass Festival

May 19-21 2017

Three Day Festival Pass

Friday tickets          Saturday tickets          Sunday tickets

It’s almost time for the second annual Berkeley Bluegrass Festival. Join us for three days and nights of concerts, jams, free workshops, student performances, and an all around good time. Featuring Robbie Fulks, Laurie Lewis & the Right Hands, The Bow Ties, Lonely Heartstring Band, Keith Little & Little Band, Bean Creek, and many more, there’s something for everyone. Don’t miss it!

Friday Night Concert (doors at 7pm, show at 8pm) 

Lonely Heartstring Band

The Lula Gals

Bean Creek

Gallery Stage (Starting 7pm): Manning Music Band Class: The Tannery Pickers


Saturday May 20

FREE Daytime Workshops

Lobby  Family Square Dance with KC & Moonshiner, Evie Ladin calls   1:00 - 2:30 pm

Guitar with Scott Nygaard  1:00 – 2:15 pm

Banjo with Larry Cohea  1:00 – 2:15  pm

Carter Family Songs with Jody Stecher and Kate Brislin   2:30 – 3:45 pm

Fiddle with Brandon Godman 2:30 – 3:45 pm

Saturday Night Concert (doors at 6pm, show at 7pm)

Robbie Fulks

The Bow Ties

35 Years of Trouble

The Blue J's

Gallery Stage (Starting 6pm): Wendy Burch Steel and the Redwood Trio


Sunday May 21

FREE Daytime Workshops


Listening Room - CBA Youth Jam 12:00 - 2:00 pm


Lobby – Bluegrass Jam w/ Richard Brandenburg 1:00 – 4:30 pm

Bass with Max Schwartz   1:00 – 2:15 pm

Mandolin with Sharon Gilchrist   1:00 - 2:15 pm

Harmony Singing with Keith Little   2:30 - 3:45 pm

Dobro with Mike Witcher   2:30 - 3:45 pm


Sunday Night Concert (doors at 5:30pm, show at 6:30pm)

Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands

Keith Little Band

Vintage Grass

Gallery Stage (Starting 5:30pm): The Page Turners



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