Chemainus Bluegrass Festival
Chemainus bluegrass extravaganza & festival. July 15 & 16, 2017
One of the wonderful events presented each year by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society
Two magical days of bluegrass music on Vancouver Island - in Chemainus, British Columbia. Follow Facebook
Chemainus Bluegrass - near Duncan, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Victoria & the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Bluegrass in the Spring - April 29 & 30!

Great News! We'll be hosting a wonderful "Bluegrass in the Spring" festival at the Chemainus Gardens RV Park on April 29 & 30, 2017. Great bands, great camping and great jamming! Click HERE for details!


The Gold Heart Sisters
We've started hiring our bands for the 2017 Chemainus Bluegrass Festival on July 15 & 16, and we've made a great start! To headline the show, we've managed to get Gold Heart to come and visit us from Virginia. The band is made up of the Gold sisters (Tori - mandolin & vocals, Jocey - guitar & vocals, Shelby - fiddle & vocals) with their father Trent on double bass, and brother Kai on banjo. Their award-winning instrumental ability and their accomplished, harmony-laden vocals are sweetly unique and rootsy. Here's a video of the band from 2015 - CLICK HERE.
Scount Mountain Bluegrass Band
We'll also be featuring a lot more great bands. Here's one you're going to love, it's Scout Mountain, from Powell River. This five-piece band came together to do traditional bluegrass music, and they do it with with lots of harmony.

The band is greatly inspired by the stylings of Doyle Lawson, but they also have a large range of artists they look up to: Jr Sisk, Tony Rice, Joe Val, Del McCoury, Jim and Jesse, The Louvin Brothers, the Stanley Brothers, and of course Bill Monroe, Flatt and Scruggs... Well yes the list goes on and on.


Photo of Bluegrass Fever
The 2017 festival's host band will once again be Bluegrass Fever, a band that is always highly appreciated by the crowd.

Blugrass Fever is based on Vancouver Island and plays traditional, modern and original bluegrass music. The band has developed a solid reputation as one of the most crowd-pleasing bluegrass bands.

Over the past few years, the group has become the host band for this festival.

For more info about the band, please visit www.bluegrassfever.ca.


It will be a great line-up this year, so don't miss it!
Thank you very much to our 2016 sponsors - please consider joining them in 2017...
 
2016 Spomsors: Long & McQuade, Village Dental, Sawmill Taphouse, Times Colonist, Chemainus BIA, 49th Parallel, Mid-Island Co-op, Leggion Branch 191

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