Anzac Day weekend 2008, will see host of bluegrass fans and musicians gather for the annual Ausgrass Festival in Tumut, New South Wales. Ausgrass 2008 will be hosted as part of Tumut’s ‘Festival of the Falling Leaf’.
Festival organizer Howard Miller states: “that accommodation in the town is at a premium, the festival event is well attended each year, so it is essential that anyone who wants to go, book SOON or sleeps in the park on a bench”.
Planed activities to date include:
5:oopm – 7:00pm – Open mic blackboard concert.
7:oopm – 9:30pm – Ol’ Timey Barn Dance
9:30pm – late – Jamming.
9:00am – Noon – Various instrument workshops
1:00pm – 4:00pm – Grass in the Park Concert, Festival Marquee
8:oopm – 10:30pm – Grand Ol’ Oprey Show, Montreal Theatre.
10:ooam – Noon – Gospel Singing, Festival Marquee
10:00am – 4:00pm – Busking Competition and Jamming downtown in Adelong.
Full details on the Ausgrass Website
Submitted by Howard Miller for the Australian Bluegrass Blog