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Bluegrass in Brackendale


Hot dang, there’s a bumper bluegrass weekend coming up at the Brackendale Art Gallery on May 3 and 4.

There’ll be concerts, workshops and an atmosphere of musical magic. The lineup has just been announced.

On May 3 is Shannon Saunders and the Splinters plus The Mountain Bluebirds. On May 4 is Five on a String plus The Tragically Hick. Both shows start at 8 p.m. and there will be an open stage starting at 6 p.m. both days.

Saturday workshops include a banjo class hosted by Don Dirksen and a guitar class hosted by Gary Stevenson. Workshops start at 3 p.m. and cost $20. To pre-register call 604-898-2338 as space is limited.

Ticket prices for the Brackendale Bluegrass Fest are $15 for one day or $25 for a two-day pass. To purchase tickets call 898-3333.

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