Snowshoe Bluegrass Festival July 2-5

Posted By: Zeke Piestrup on June 10, 2009 2:23 pm

Bill Monroe (his headstone pictured right) is considered the father of bluegrass music.  His band, the Blue Grass Boys, were named for his home state of Kentucky. 

One state to the west, West Virginia, is home to Snowshoe Mountain, a 244 acre ski resort on Cheat Mountain.  This July 2-5, Snowshoe holds its annual Bluegrass Festival.  Headliners this year include 2008 International Bluegrass Music Awards Entertainer and Album of the Year recipients Dailey and Vincent and Grammy nominated Dan Tyminski.

Snowshoe Bluegrass Festival schedule:

Thursday, July 2, 2009
6:30pm – Evening Concert – Skidder Stage
7pm – Deer Creek Boys
8pm – Dailey & Vincent
9pm – Movie in the Village – Marley And Me

Friday, July 3, 2009

1pm -  Wilson Creek – Village Stage
2:30pm – Deer Creek Boys- Village Stage
4pm – Hillbilly Gypsies – Village  Stage 
5:30pm – Evening Concert – Skidder Stage
6pm – Larry Cordle
8pm – Dan Tyminski
9:15pm – III Tyme Out
10pm  Village Movie – Bedtime Stories

Saturday, July 4, 2009
Noon – Gold Mine Pickers – Village Stage
2:30pm – Gold Heart- Village Stage
4pm – Hillbilly Gypsies – Village Stage
5:30pm – Evening Concert – Skidder Stage
6:00pm – Steep Canyon Rangers
7:30pm – Cadillac Sky
8:30pm – III Tyme Out
9:30pm – Gold Wing Express

Fireworks immediately follow the concert

Sunday, July 5, 2009 – Community Day
11:30 – Viney Mountain Boys – Village Stage     
1pm – Trent Wagler and the Steel Wheels – Village Stage

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