Dig your bluegrass? Banjos and mandolins make your heart swell? Great. You're gonna love this shindig: two days of banjo goodness up in the hills. Clear Creek Rapidgrass is slated to go down on the first weekend of July at the Shelly/ Quinn Baseball Fields in Idaho Springs on Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6. Keep reading for the full rundown, including ticket info and this year's lineup.
In addition to the fifteen acts on the bill listed below, there will also be workshops on acoustic instrumentation focusing on banjo (natch), guitar, mandolin, violin and upright bass. The festival, which is in its fourth year, is organized and presented by Mark Morris, due himself at Swallow Hill on Saturday, June 15. Tickets are on sale now and range from $10 for single day to $75 for workshop and two-day festival pass.
Friday, July 5 05:00 - 06:00 - Anna Smith and Birds of a Feather 06:30 - 07:30 - Kyle James Hauser 08:00 - 09:00 - Gypsy Cattle Drive 09:30 - 10:30 - Acoustic Mining Company 11:00 - 12:00 - Hickory Project
Saturday, July 6 11:00 - 12:00 - Credibility Gap 12:30 - 01:30 - Dr. Harlan's Amazing Bluegrass Tonic 02:00 - 03:00 - Bluegrass Delta Force 03:30 - 04:30 - David Grier 05:00 - 06:00 - Long Road Home 06:30 - 07:30 - Matt Flinner Trio 08:00 - 09:00 - Rapidgrass Quintet 09:30 - 10:30 - Town Mountain 11:00 - 12:00 - Robin Davis Unit