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15th Annual Bluegrass from the Forest


  • Shelton Performing Arts Center and High School 3737 North Shelton Springs Rd Shelton, WA (map)

Head to Shelton for an invigorating three day music festival featuring national Bluegrass artists and bands, jam sessions and workshops for kids and adults.

photo credits: Shawna Whelan

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2019 Line Up:

Alan Bibey and Grasstowne   website

The Slocan Ramblers  Canada  website

North Country – WA  website

Me and the Boys –  Bremerton, WA –  Saturday night DANCE at Showcase stage

The Warren G Hardings – WA  website

Runaway Train Bluegrass Band - WA
Runaway Train has been the host band for the Bluegrass from the Forest Festival for the past 15 years. Visit Facebook Page

Country Dance – happening again this year!

Activities at the Event

The Bluegrass From the Forest Festival offers many activities in addition to the four main multiple -band shows (in a great Performing Arts Center venue) including Master Workshops, Band Scramble Showcase (anyone can participate!) Banjo Contest, Chick Rose’s Youth School of Bluegrass, Mandolin Tasting, Marv’s Slow Jam, vendors and much more!There will be contests, all night jamming in the campground (midnight hot dogs included), and don’t forget the Showcase Stage where there’ll be the Chicks Kids show, open mic as well as other   performances! One thing’s for sure – there is something to keep you occupied at any time throughout the weekend!

photo credits: Shawna Whelan