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A Whos Who of Bluegrass Music

on the Walsh Farm July 16-19, 2015 OAK HILL, NY


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Welcome to Grey Fox ~ The Whos Who of Bluegrass Music


WELCOME TO THE WALSH FARM!
Welcome, everyone! Youre at Grey Foxthe epicenter of bluegrass! We hope
this years festival is the best ever for you. Were very excited about this years
lineup at all of our stages. We think theres something for everyone all the time.
Be sure to stop by our sponsors booths., check out their products, and thank
them for their support. Visit our great food, craft, and merchandise vendors.
Pace yourself. Drink plenty of water. Get some rest. Meet new friends. Start and
end every day with a smile! ENJOY! Thats what were all here for!

GREY FOX FAMILY STAGE


Yep, this is the place for music, entertainment, crafts, dancing and movies for
kids from 2 to 102. Youll find puppets, magic shows, tie dyeing, yoga, the
adorably soft Beowulf the Wonderbunny and so much moreincluding
Rushad Eggleston and The Zolla Boys! Stop in and see hundreds of Grey
Fox Kits having a great time. A highlight each year is the Grey Fox Clown
College taught by Gary the Silent Clown. This years clownees will strut their
stuff on Saturday afternoon to your amazement! Its a Must-See!

GREY FOX HIGH MEADOW STAGE


Presented by Artist Works, Blue Highways TV, Collings, Eastman, Northfield,
Deering, and The Event Company
This is itthe main event! Music starts Thursday at 1:00 pm with Dry Branch
Fire Squads Welcome to Grey Fox Set and continues all weekend long with
the most celebrated bands in bluegrass. Be sure to stay through Sunday afternoon for our first ever TASTE OF GREY FOX benefit concert (10am to 3pm)
See Sundays great lineup, yall! Its Bluegrass Heaven straight thru the weekend.

BILL VERNON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND


Thanks to Deering, Collings, Northfield, Beard, Eastman & ArtistWorks
The Bill Vernon Memorial Scholarship is given to selected students pursuing a
college degree. This years recipients are Julian Pinelli from Asheville, North
Carolina (Berkleee College of Music); Max Silverstein from Bangor, Maine (East
Tennessee State University); and Seth Patrick Evans of Heidrick, Kentucky (University of Kentucky at Louisville).Youll be able to hear Julian and Max perform
on Sunday during the Scholarship Presentation. Enormous thanks to raffle
ticket buyers and individual donors who make this program possible. Even if
you dont win, your donations go to a worthy cause. So buy lots & buy often!

CREEKSIDE STAGE
Sponsored by Beard and DAddario
Amazing concerts and workshops in an intimate tented setting (chairs provided). This is where youll see our Emerging Artist Showcase sponsored by FreshGrass and Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival. Star t
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday by discovering two dynamite up-andcoming bands! A true highlight this year will be Fridays Keith-Style
Banjo Summit hosted by Bla Fleck & Tony Trischka to honor the
influential music of our good friend, banjoist Bill Keith. (See page 19.)

GREENEST CAMPSITE AWARD


Sponsored by Borwegen Excavation & Repair, Inc.
Our Green Team will be out looking for the campsite with the most efficient
use of space and eco-friendly creativity! If youre camping here, youre in the
running. The winners name will be posted at the Information Booth by
7:00pm Saturday. If your campsite is selected, youll win a pair of full
festival camping tickets to Grey Fox 2016. Good luck, ever yone! The
Green Team says, Please recycle and keep your campsites and the
grounds litter-free on this lovely working hay farmespecially can tabs
& butts! Thank you for leaving the site so clean last year. You made us
and the cows who eat the hayproud!

THE CATSKILL STAGE


Sponsored by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co
From Ommm to Ahhhh to Ohhh! One of the most popular venues at Grey
Fox, this years amazing talent includes Scythian, Love Canon, Della Mae, The
SteelDrivers, The Hillbenders, Frank Solivan, Red Knuckles with Elmo Otto, and
more. Wake up to mindful meditation with Noel Coakley, and get the kinks out
at Lucy Weberlings Yoga Class as you stretch to live music by the 2015 version
of Lotus Blossom Special. Then youll be all set to kick up your heels and learn
to dance with John Kirk, Trish Miller and their fine band, Quickstep!

6TH ANNUAL OPEN MIC NIGHT (7:00 PM WED)


So many Grey Fox fans are pickers, so we just had to give you a chance to trut
your stuff. Sign up at the Catskill Tent Wed at 5:00 pm. All bands must be present at 6:30 to be in the show. Hosted by our very own Caroline MotherJudge!
Each band has 10 minutes total to set up, play one or two tunes, and exit stage
left. :-) No solo acts. First come, first served.

GRASS ROOTS TENT


This is the place to fill up your bluegrass bag of tricks, and enjoy informal performances by many of our headliners Joe Craven... Billy Strings & Courtney
Hartman... Michael Daves & Mike Compton..., Molly & Rich... Shyam Nepali. &
Raj Kapoor... just a few of the artists wholl be sharing their music with you here.
One of our more casual venues, youll be up close and personal! Bring your instrument and chair to workshops. Be ready to learn and have fun.

ZOOM FLUME WATER PARK SPECIAL DISCOUNTS


Need to cool off? (Who doesnt??) The great folks at the Zoom Flume are
again offering very special 4-day and single-day fun passes to their spectacular
water park just a few miles from Walsh Farm. Youll love their Gravity Gorge
Zipline and Extreme Raptor Show this weekend. Be sure to say thanks to
the cool gang at Zoom Flume. See their ad on page 50.

ATT PHONE SERVICE!


ATT phone service should be strong here all weekend. Verizon was unable to
provide on-site service this year and we apologize for any inconvenience.
Please always set your phones to silent mode while in any of our listening
venues. If you need to make a phone call, there is an ATT phone at our Information Booth. (Calls $1).

GREY FOX SLOW JAM TENT


Sponsored by Thirsty Lizards Web Designers
Have you ever wanted to get into a bluegrass jam but were afraid you werent
quite up to speed? Have no fear! This is the place for you. Paul Dube and
his no-pressure, S-L-O-W-E-D down, G-O-O-D TIME accomplices will
get you playing, singing, jamming and grinning! Youll be glad you joined
in. Slow Jam instructors are top notch. Lessons are free. Life is good!

TAKE OUR ONLINE SURVEY!


Let us know about your Grey Fox experience. We really do listen and tweak
the festival according to comments. Tell us who youd like to see next year. The
link will be on our homepage after the festival. Talk to us!

BLUEGRASS ACADEMY FOR KIDS (BGA)


Sponsored by Bluegrass Unlimited and The DAddario Foundation
This is our very popular four-day learning camp for kids, led by Mark Panfil
along with a roster of excellent, experience, and kid-friendly instructors. Stop by
and see 100+ kids learning to play, sing and perform The Bluegrass! And while
youre there, check out the incredible array of very cool items in our BGA
Silent Auction (tax deductible, by the way). Youll be amazed at whats been
donated! For the schedule and information about classes, instructors, this years
HUGE silent auction, and how to support this great program, see page 14.

NEW AT GREY FOX 2015!


Please read about our new High Meadow seating and dance sections...
$1000 Car Corral first prize... Thursdays Bluegrass Univeristy with Tony
Watt, Mike Kropp, Lauren Rioux, John Rossbach and others... Mountain Music
Project from the Appalachians to the Himalayas... and other new stuff on the
next few pages.
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CAMPERS CREED CAR CORRAL ETC.


SHUTTLE BUSES & HANDICAPPED ASSISTANCE
FREE SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE: Buses run continuously from Day Parking to the High
Meadow Stage turn-around with stops at the Ticket Gate, Handicapped Camping,
Catskill Tent, Medical Tent and back to Day Parking. Bus stops are noted on fullcolor festival map on pages 8 & 9.
HC VISITOR SERVICES: If you are handicapped, ask for a HC vehicle sticker upon arrival. Youll be directed to HC parking. There is a tented HC transport stop near HC
Camping and Parking and at the HC Tent in the High Meadow Stage area (see map).
Were here to help. Please call to arrange a ride from our staff:
HC Transportation: 518.256.4509 (8am-11pm)
First Aid: 518.256.6925 (after 11pm)

LETS PROMOTE VEHICLE SAFETY


1. Please either park in the Car Corral or stay parked at your campsite for the weekend. It increases safety, creates more camping space and lessens our impact on the
hay fields here at the Walsh Farm. Drive only if you must! Seriously!
2. Park cars perpendicular to the roads, NOT parallel.
3. Work with your neighbors to make your experience positive, safe and fun.
4. Report any unsafe conditions to Traffic & Safety HQ or Security.

HIGH MEADOW CAMPING!


High Meadow Camping is for tents only; no vehicles. You may drive up & drop
your gear at the turn-around all day Wednesday and until noon on Thursday.
Then youll park in the Car Corral! And youll be able to enter the Car Corral
Raffle (details below). On Sunday morning you can drive back up to the turnaround to get your gear under the direction of our staff.

CAMPERS CREED
Its the Grey Fox Way!

1. I will save NO MORE THAN TWO


CAMPSITES besides my own until 1:00 pm
on Thursday. After that, Ill welcome new
folks to camp next to me. My campsite will
not be a maximum of 20x25 ft (allowances
for large RVs).

2. I will park my vehicle perpendicular to the


roads to conserve space.
3. I will not use amplifiers or play recorded
music loudly at my camp.

4. For cooking, Ill use a camp stove or grill,


have a fire extinguisher handy, and never
leave fires unattended.
*** NO ground fires or luminaries!
5. I'll keep my campsite clean and use trash
and recycling barrels as marked.

6. If I'm camped in QUIET CAMPING, I will


be super quiet from 10pm-8am. Shhh... the
kids are sleeping!
7. I'll park unneeded vehicles in the Car
Corral and enter the car corral raffle!

8. Ill use sunscreen, keep hydrated, wear


shoes, and check myself and my family for
ticks each day for personal safety.
9. Ill drive only when necessary.

PARK IN THE CAR CORRAL!


FIVE GREAT PRIZES
COULD BE YOURS!

1st Prize: $1000.00 CASH


2nd Prize: Two Full Festival Tickets to 2016 ($400 value)
3rd Prize: One Full Festival Ticket to 2016 ($200 value)
4th Prize: Collection of Six CDs ($90 value)
5th Prize: Collection of Three CDs ($45 value)
To enter the contest:
1. Park in the Car Corral by 6pm Friday.
2. The parking attendant will remove your camping sticker, apply
a car corral sticker, and give you a raffle ticket.
3. Fill out the raffle ticket and deposit it at our Raffle Booth in the
High Meadow stage area. Then wait to see if you win!
Drawings: 3rd, 4th, and 5th place prizes will be drawn Friday nite.
1st and 2nd place prizes will be drawn Saturday nite.
GOOD LUCK!

10. At the High Meadow Stage, I will place


my chair, blanket or sunshade as shown on
the map. Ill dance in the new dance area!

11. I will keep my campsite and seating areas


clean at all times.

12. I will not smoke in any restricted area. I


will field strip all materials. No butts on the
ground! Cows eat hay from this farm!
13. Ill be considerate of fellow campers and
follow the Golden Rule. Ill be patient and
tolerant. I might even get caught doing
random acts of kindness!

14. If I have a legitimate concern for my own


or someone elses health and safety, I will ask
for assistance from Security or Medical personnel (on the midway).
15. I will take the online festival survey to
help make Grey Fox even better next year.
Thanks, everybody! Have fun!

What do
Sam Bush &
Balsam Range &
The Gibson Brothers
have in common?

Listen at bluegrasscountry.org
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Festival Guidelines & Information

24-HR HOTLINES
FIRST AID

518-256-6925
SECURITY/EMERGENCIES
Safety/Fire/Medical Emergencies

518-256-9328

FIRE SAFETY
1. Contained cook fires only, such as
hibachis, grills and propane camp stoves.
2. No open ground fires. No fireworks.
3. Use extreme caution with bug candles.
4. Never leave a flame or fire unattended!
5. Keep a fire extinguisher handy.
6. Dispose of cigarette butts properly
not on the ground. This is a hay farm!
7. No luminaries. Way too dangerous here!

24 HOUR FIRST AID ~ LOST CHILDREN


A FEW BASIC HEALTH TIPS & INFO
1. Our First Aid Tent is open 24 hours a day, located on Lower Vendor Row.
2. Keep yourself hydrated.
3. Use sun screen several times a day. If you run out, the Medical Tent has more.
4. Pace yourself. Get the rest you need. (Yes, we KNOW its a festival!)
5. Protect yourself from ticks. Use insect repellent and check yourself daily.
Stay away from the woods, leaf litter and tall grasses favorite tick habitat!
6. Avoid foot injuries. Wear comfy shoes at all times. Dont go barefoot.
7. Avoid twisting an ankle & other injuries. Carry a flashlight at night.
LOST CHILDREN should be taken to the FIRST AID TENT on Lower Vendor Row. An announcement will be made ASAP to help reunite parent and child. Know where your children
are at all times. Write your childrens names and contact info on their wristband.

Conveniences, Amenities and Good Advice


CELL PHONE SERVICE: AT&T is the only cell service this year. There is a phone at
the Information Booth if you must make a call.
CELL PHONE CHARGING OUTLETS: On the Midway at the information booth.
WIFI should be accessible all around the site. Please use for data only.
3 ATM MACHINES One at each Funny Money Booth and one at Main Ticket Gate.
LOST AND FOUND is located at the Info Booth, which is open 24 hours.
KNOW WHERE YOURE CAMPED & PARKED Things look VERY different as we
fill up, especially at night! Be sure you and your kids know your Grey Fox address.
SEPARATED FROM YOUR PARTY? Make a plan in advance. If you get separated,
we suggest meeting at the Information Booth on the hour. It wont be long before you hook
up. And you wont waste time looking for each other. It works!

CONCERT ETIQUETTE
Guidelines to ensure that everyone
enjoys the music at Grey Fox
NEW CHAIR & BLANKET SECTION: The
front 2/3 of the amphitheater (between
the stage and the soundbooth) is for
chairs not more than 36 inches high
(without suntops). Tarps and blankets
in this area cannot exceed 6x8 feet.
See map (p. 8).
NEW STANDING & DANCING AREA: The
front right 1/3 of the amphitheater (between the stage and the soundbooth) is
for standing and dancing. You can put a
chair there, but standing and dancing
are gonna happen!
OPEN SEATING: Behind the sound
booth all types of chairs are fine but
please do not block the view of patrons in the Handicap Access Tent.
CHAIRS CAN STAY: You do not have to
remove your chair each night, but we
ask that you allow others to use your
seats when youre not in them. Borrowers will leave when you come back. Its
the Grey Fox Way! Take your trash with
you each time you leave.
CONVERSATION: Shhhh! People are
trying to hear the music! You may think
youre not annoying those around you,
but think again.
CELL PHONES: Set to manner mode!
Leave concert areas to make calls.
FRONT WALKWAY: Please show respect for musicians & listeners. Use
the walkway in front of the stage between songs or better yet, between
setsnot while bands are playing.
Thats just common courtesy.
TAKING PHOTOS: Please use the
center aisle (not the front row) and do
not block the view of others.

~ NO SMOKING! ~
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL ATTENDEES
EVERY ATTENDEE must wear a VALID WRIST BAND at all times.
CAMPING is allowed with the purchase of a full festival ticket only.
Camping is valid from 7:00 a.m. Wednesday through 7:00 p.m. Sunday.
ALL VEHICLES must have a VALID PARKING STICKER on the windshield
or risk being towed and fined. Be sure your car is stickered!
DAY VISITORS must be off the property 1 hour after staged music ends.
Do not drive while intoxicated. Make sure you have a designated driver.
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SMOKING is not allowed in any performance or food venue at Grey Fox. This includes the HIGH MEADOW SEATING AREA,
all tented stages and food tents. You MAY
smoke at your campsite and other places
where your smoke will not affect those
nearby. Please field strip & dispose of butts.
Thank you.

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WGFX
Grey Fox
RADIO
90.1 FM
High Meadow Stage will
be broadcast all over
the festival grounds!
Emergency Info, too.
(If its not 90.1,
the Info Booth
will have it.)
Thanks, Dan!

CAMPER PUMP OUT


AVAILABLE
Go to Ticket Gate, Traffic &
Safety Tent, or Info Booth for
card to display when service is
needed or catch a driver
when you see the truck. Pump
out is likely to be each
afternoon. Fee TBD.

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GREY FOX RAFFLES

DEERING EAGLE II BANJO


Celebrating Deerings 40th Anniversary
The Eagle II banjo features the ground breaking Twenty-Ten Tone Ring
Maple Stained Dark Red Mahogany Natural Ebony Fingerboard
22 Pressed In Nickel Silver Frets Three-Ply Violin Grade Maple Rim
True Tone Deering Tailpiece 11 Top Frosted Medium Crown Head
5/8" Maple Bridge With Ebony Top Gloss Finish
Includes a Deering Hardshell Case
Value: $2589 Drawing Saturday Night

COLLINGS GUITAR
Custom Collings CJ model featuring a Sitka spruce top,
East Indian Rosewood Back and Sides Grained Ivoroid Bindings
Sunburst Finish, and a Custom Grey Fox Fingerboard Inlay.
Value: $5500 Drawing Sunday Afternoon.

NORTHFIELD MANDOLIN
Standard Northfield A5 shape and body construction.
Adirondack Red Spruce Top Figured Maple back, neck and sides.
Striped Ebony Bridge, Fingerboard, Pickguard and Endpin Shaded Sunburst Finish
3 Piece hard maple neck Single-ply ivoroid top, back, and neck binding
Solid Mother of Pearl dot position markers and peghead logo
Custom Grey Fox pick guard and trust rod cover inlay Cast Tailpiece
Schaller Tuners with black buttons Strung with DAddario EXP74
Wooden Hardshell Case Includes custom flamed maple Cooperstand (mando stand)
All materials from North America, seasoned and matched in our Marshall, MI shop.
Retail Value: $3050.00 Drawing Sunday Afternoon

PAUL BEARD SIGNATURE


Gold tone PBSD Resonator Guitar
Curly Maple Construction with curly maple binding,
Hearts and Flowers inlay Original #14 Spider and Legend Cone
Tobacco Sunburst Finish Paul Beard Signed Peghead
Ebony Fretboard with Custom "Grey Fox 2015" Mother of Pearl Inlay.
Deluxe Hardshell Case Value:
$1,724.00 Drawing: Saturday Night

What a bonus! The generous folks at


ArtistWorks Academy of Bluegrass are
adding to the excitement by upping the
ante to each instrument raffle this year!
The winner of each instrument will also
win a years subscription for instruction
with one of the academys stellar musicians: Tony Trischka*, Darol Anger*,
Mike Marshall, Andy Hall*, Bryan
Sutton*, and Missy Raines.
* Tony, Darol, Andy and Bryan are all
performing at Grey Fox this weekend.
And you fiddle players shouldnt miss
Darols Backing Up Singers and Soloists
workshop Friday at 3pm compliments of
ArtistWorks at the Grass Roots Stage. No
one does it better, so learn from the best
right here at Grey Fox!
A 12-month subscription to ArtistWorks
Academy of Bluegrass is $240.
Good luck, everybody!

RAFFLE TICKETS!
$5.00 each
5 FOR $20.00

AVAILABLE AT THE
GREY FOX RAFFLE BOOTH
NEXT to the HIGH MEADOW STAGE
Thank you for supporting
our educational programs:
Grey Fox Scholarship Fund
Bluegrass Academy for Kids

EASTMAN FIDDLE
Model VL915 Thomastik Superflexible strings
4 fine tuners CAVL16M Silver Case Includes BL50 bow
Value: $3750 Drawing Sunday Afternoon
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Instructional Workshops
Professional Seminars
The IBMA Trust Fund
GOOD LUCK, EVERYONE!

VISIT OUR outstanding VENDORS


ART CLOTHING MUSIC CRAFTS ETC!
 = GREY FOX SPONSOR

FRESH! FESTIVE! FABULOUS! FOOD!


Veggie wraps... Chai... Baklava... Italian Ice ...
Fresh Roasted Espresso... Charbroiled Burgers... Crepes...
Grey Fox food vendors aim to please! And they do!

A TOUCH OF COMFORT MASSAGE Licensed massage. Oh, yeah!


A VIOLIN SHOP Violins, Violin and Bow Repair. A haven for fiddlers.
AFRICA TRADERS MARKET Baskets & decorative arts from Africa
AMBER FOREST Original jewelry
AMBROSIA Sun protective clothing & shadewear
AMERIKILT Kilts, kilts and more kilts!
APSARA Clothing and jewelry
ARTIST MERCHANDISE Artist CDs and Signing Booth in High Meadow Stage
BAMBOO GROOVE Hand grown, handcrafted bamboo art, birdfeeders, lights.
 BEARD GUITARS Gold Tone and National Resophonic Guitars
BIG HORN TRADING Leather goods, etc.
BLUECHIP PICKS Worlds Best Picks for Guitar, Mandolin & Thumb Picks
 BOSTON BLUEGRASS UNION Joe Val Bluegrass Festival, Concerts, etc.
CARDEN FARMS Wood & metal folkart, vegetable glycerin soaps, and more!
COMFORT CAMPING Camping Supplies, Handmade Curtains, Gifts, etc.
CULTURE CROSS Jewelry and artwork.
CULTURE SHOCK Airchairs & seagrass hats
 DADDARIO STRINGS Strings & accessories at Woodstock Music
DANCING BEAR Music related artwork, plaques & posters
DANCING HANDS Handcrafted Jewelry & Beadwork
DAZZLE STUDIOS Original jewelry, wire baskets, globes
JEAN DUFFY JEWELRY Custom Native American Jewelry
EAGLE RAY TRADERS Batik clothing & gifts from Bali
EARTHWARES Harriets Original Fabric Designs (aprons, placemats, etc.)
EAST COASTERS Coasters & floormats made from recycled rubber
 EASTMAN GUITARS & MANDOLINS Custom Instruments
FOR CLAUDIAS SAYKE Natural soaps, wild plant tinctures, balms, salves, etc.
 FRESHGRASS FreshGrass Festival. Great new event. Stop by & learn more!
GREGS CIGAR BOX INSTRUMENTS & foot-powered scroll-saw artwork.
GREY FOX LOGO WEAR Logo shirts, hats, chairs, mugs, posters, etc.
GUITAR SLINGER DESIGNS Jewelry etc made from guitar string ends
GYPSY WAGON WARES Cutting boards, handmade upcylcled wares
GYPSYSHOOTER Photographs printed on location
HATHAWAYS ELEMENTAL LIGHT Herbalist, Reiki, oils, jewelry, dowsing
INDIGO MOON Clothing
JOLLY LAMA Skill toys and accessories (juggling sticks, diabolos, etc.)
KIMBERLEE FORNEY Whimsical original artwork, paintings & prints
KOVACIK GUITARS & FRETD INSTRUMENT REPAIR Guitars & Repair
LESLIE & MICHAEL Unique clothing, bags & ethnic jewelry
MACICA MANDOLINS Handmade custom mandolins
MOHAWK LEATHERS Handmade moccasins
 NORTHFIELD MANDOLINS at Woodstock Music
OUTBACK CREATIONS Clothing and accessories
PEACE, LOVE & ROCKS Quartz crystals, jewelry, tapestries, batiks & HENNA!
PRIMITIVE TECHNOLOGIES Primitive crafts
SCARLETT BEES Travel mugs & water bottles handcrafted from recycled paper.
 SIERRA NEVADA BREWING CO. Award-winning handcrafted beers
VAGABONDIA VINTAGE & HANDMADE Apparel & handmade things
WANDERING COWBOYS Hats & western wear.
WOODROW INSTRUMENT CO Woodrow Instruments.
WOODSTOCK MUSIC DAddario Strings, Northfield and other fine products.
YOGIBO Super comfy beanbag chairs and pillows..

ANGELOS BLOOMING ONIONS


Blooming onions, sausage & peppers,
fresh cut fries, fried dough & wings!
SIERRA NEVADA BEER Handcrafted by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
located up top and down below.
COOL BEANS
Fresh roasted coffees, espresso,
cappuccino, chai, tea, water.
FEEL GOOD FOODS
Mexican & vegetarian menu.
GINGERS GREY FOX CAFE
Burgers, dogs, nightly specials, salads,
fresh baked goodies, breakfasts.
Gingers organic condiments!
OAK HILL DURHAM FIRE
DEPARTMENT
Hand-dipped ice cream (fundraiser for
Oak Hill & Hensonville Fire Co.)
SKINNY PANCAKE
Savory, sweet & spicy crepes. Made
before your very eyes!
SMOOTHIE BROTHERS
Superfood and protein packed
smoothies! Herbal infused waters.
TASTE BUDDS CHOCOLATE
Cakes, cookies, decadent desserts, coffees, teas, milk, soy milk. etc.
THAI JASMIN CORP
Authentic Thai cuisine: pad thai,
chicken on a stick, veggies, etc.

TIMIS GREEK FOOD


Fresh Greek & Middle Eastern
specialties, salads, wraps, etc.
TRAVELERS KITCHEN
Vegetarian wraps, amazing potato
pancakes, veggie dishes, etc.
VINNIES FINE FOODS
EXTREME pizza, calzone, soft
pretzels and nachos.
BUYING GREY FOX

FOOD & DRINK

All food & drink must be


purchased with Grey Fox

BLUEGRASS BUCKS
available from the friendly folks
at the food ticket booths in
upper and lower food courts.
Bluegrass Bucks cannot be used next year!
Refunds will be given until 3pm Sunday.
HOT TIP OF THE FEST!

AVOID THE RUSH!


Why stand in line when you
could be enjoying delicious food?
Buy your Bluegrass Bucks early
and avoid those busy times.

FESTIVAL SERVICES

FIRST AID 24/7 lower vendor area. 518.256.6925


24-HR SECURITY PHONE: 518.256.9328 (Emergencies only!)
SECURITY STAFF: Our 24-hour professional security staff is located next to First
Aid. Please notify Security if you have a problem or if you observe situations that we should
know about. Tell us now, pleasenot when you get back home. Thank you.
PAY TELEPHONE is located at the Info Booth in the Lower Vendor area.
LOST AND FOUND is located at the Information Booth in Lower Vendor area.
FOOD CONCESSIONS are open from 8:00 a.m. to midnight.
ATM MACHINE is located next to Food Tickets in the Lower Vendor area.
ICE can be purchased on Vendors Row and from our famous I-C-E Man who makes
daily rounds throughout the campgrounds. Youll know when hes coming your way!
WATER for drinking & cooking only is available from water spigots around the
groundsmarked by blue & white flags. Supplies are limited! Do NOT use this water
for bathing or filling tanks. Turn off spigots when done. Thank you for conserving!
SHOWERS are in the trailer on the barn side of Watson Street. Please conserve
water. Turn off the water faucets when youre finished. Price: $4.00
HC ACCESS & TRANSPORTATION Let us know if you need assitance.

HC Transport: 518.256.4509 (8a-11p) First Aid: 518.256.6925 (after 11p)


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GINGERS DREAM AT GINGERS CAFE


Help Make Gingers Wish for Orphans Come True
GINGERS DREAM: For everyone to drop one dime in a jar at Gingers Caf each time you have a meal;

and before you go home, please donate some change including your leftover Funny Money.
All donations go 100% to the Copprome Orphanage.
Ginger Smith, from Wethersfield, CT, has been running the Grey Fox
food concession since 1985. Its a huge part of her life, which she
wouldnt trade for anything. Ginger is just as deeply committed to an
orphanage in El Progresso, Honduras that she has supported for 13
years. She sells homemade soups at a local church in winter; and her
homemade jellies, jams and relishes at the farmers market in summer
to raise money for the 40+ orphans who live at Copprame. She visits
the orphanage at least twice each year to make sure the kids are
doing well. All of the money she raises goes directly to pay for the
needs of the children~with an occasional road trip or party.
This year, a club Ginger belongs to in CT made pillow cases for each child but when she arrived, she learned
that most of the children didnt have a pillow. Now they do! She always takes new clothes for the boys and
girls, and in April, she bought them all new shoes. With your continued support, Ginger hopes to raise another
$3000 for the kids when she visits in November. Your donations, together with the money she makes selling
soups and jams, allow her to purchased food, clothing and necessities such as garden tools, gas for cooking,
kitchen supplies, refrigerators, tires, and more. Grey Fox hopes youll again open your hearts and give what
you can to help Ginger continue aiding her children(who we now consider our children too). Thank you
so much for your support of the Copprome Orphanage.

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17th Annual Bluegrass Academy for Kids


Sponsored by Bluegrass Unlimited & The DAddario Foundation

A Very Special Thank You

Awesome & Extremely Cool


BGA Silent Auction!
You gotta check out the amazing items
up for bid in our first ever BGA silent
auction. Instruments, strings, tuners,
travel bags, vintage treasures hot new
donations from DAddario and ArtistWorks! See the goods and place bids at
the BGA tent. Our volunteers will help
you. Huge thanks to Heather Duffy for
organizing this amazing event. Now, go
bid on some things! Game on!

About the BGA Program


The 2014 BGA Class of following their Graduation Gig. (photo by Jake Jacobsen)

Applause, Applause, Applause for Our Sponsors

Bluegrass Unlimited & DAddario Foundation


BGA is made possible in part by a grant from the DAddario Foundation
with support from DAddario and Company, Inc.

Bluegrass Academy For Kids Schedule


THURSDAY, July 16 ORIENTATION
3:00-5:00 p.m.
6:00-7:00 p.m.
7:00-7:30 p.m.
7:30-8:30 p.m.
p.m.
7:30-8:30
.

On-site registration open throughout the afternoon.


Sign in, get name badge, tune up, be in seats by 7:00.
General orientation for all students.
Bring your instruments! You will be playing the first night!
Student assessment by instructors. Class placement.
BGA Seniors meet with your group.

FRIDAY, July 17 CLASSES


10:00-11:30
11:30-Noon
Noon-1:30pm
1:30-2:30pm
2:30-3:30

Harmony Singing, Sectional Practice & Ensemble Playing


Joe Craven Workshop: Rhythm~Inside the Engine Room
Lunch Break (with your family)
Sectional Practice
Ensemble Playing and Singing

SATURDAY, July 18 CLASSES


10:00-Noon
Noon-1:30
1:30-2:15pm
2:20-3:00pm
3:00-3:30pm

Harmony Singing, Sectional Practice & Ensemble Playing


Lunch Break (with your family)
Gold Rush Rehearsal with Rushad Eggleston
Sectional Practice
Ensemble Playing and Singing

SUNDAY, July 19 GET READY FOR THE GIG!


10:30-Noon
Noon
12:15
1:45
2:30

Rehearse, Lineup, Certificates, etc.


Class Portrait at BGA Tent
Lunch with Family & Go See The Show!
Meet backstage at the High Meadow Stage lookin spiffy.
Get tuned up and ready to roll! Parents welcome backstage.
BGA Graduation Gig on the High Meadow Stage
with the one and only Rushad Eggleston.
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BGA is our four-day music camp for


kids held during Grey Fox and directed
by guitarist, dobro player extraordinaire,
and fantastic teacher, Mark Panfil. Stop
by and see what its all about.
Kids will have instrumental and vocal
classes, and learn to play as a band.
Theyll rock the High Meadow stage
Sunday during their graduation gig
(with special guest, Rushad Eggleston).
Not to be missed!
Our fine teachers this year are Ben
Pearce & Alex Sens (mandolin); Chris
Panfil, Mark Panfil, James McDaniel,
Neel Brown, and Bob Turbanic (guitar);
Louis Kaplan (bass); Ira Gitlin (banjo);
Juliet McFadden (cello); and Ellen Carlson, Kathryn McFadden, Cathy Goode,
Lew Gelfond, and Amanda Kerr (fiddle);
and Cres Bergmeier (viola). BGA Senior teachers are Tony Watt and Laura
Orshaw. Special thanks to Heather
Duffy, our onsite coordinator who keeps
it all going smoothly. Thanks to yall!
At press time, we still had openings in
stand up bass, mandolin, cello, and
viola. Go to the BGA tent to sign up.
Minimum age is eight.
Support the academy! Bid in the Silent
Auction! Buy instrument raffle tickets!
Purchase a BGA tee shirt! Make a direct donation at the BGA tent during the
festival! Tax deductible donations may
also be sent to:
Grey Fox Educational Fund
c/o Lucia Sperato
705 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21204
Tell us that your donation is for BGA.
For more info, contact Mary Burdette
burdette@greyfoxbluegrass.com
603.677.2178

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Over Yonder
We would like to recognize these members of the Grey Fox family
who have left us during the past twelve months:
Ben Freed Armonk, NY 1956- June 1, 2015
World-class banjoist and retired doctor of optometry, Ben Freed was passionate about
sharing his knowledge of the banjo with beginners and experts alike. He was a dear friend of many
Grey Fox musicians, staff, and fans. The Westchester Bluegrass Club will be hosting
a celebration of Bens life on September 26 in Katonah, NY (See page 20)
Benjamin Franklin (Tex) Logan Madison, NJ June 6, 1927 - April 24, 2015
Born in Coahoma, Texas, Tex Logan was a celebrated electrical engineer by day and a
world famous fiddler by night. Tunes that are synonymous with Tex Logan are Diamond Joe,
Come Along Jody, and Christmas Times A-Comin. He played with Mike Seeger, The Lilly Brothers,
Bill Monroe, and long-time friend, Peter Rowan. Texs songs have been recorded
by Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, Bob Dylan, and many others. .
Preston Martin Wardsboro, VT September 3, 1955 - November 9, 2014
Preston Martin was an avid bluegrass music fan who joyously attended Grey Fox for years.
He was also an enthusiastic outdoorsman who loved to hike and climb, and who loved animals.
One of his favorite musicians? Peter Rowan. One of his favorite songs? Land of the Navajo.
Thomas Wade West Chester, PA March 3, 1958 - August 15, 2014
Tom Wade came to Grey Fox for years as the company representative for the prestigious Beard Guitar Company.
His warmth and dedication to bluegrass soon made him a favorite among staff, touring pros,
casual players, fellow vendors, and sponsors. His presence will be sorely missed here.

And others from the world of bluegrass music...

Gone but not forgotten...


Jean Ritchie
Richard Eddy
Watson
Slim Richey
Joe Wilson
Johnny Gimble
Tut Taylor
Wade Jessen

Jean Cornett
Bill Yates
Julia Mainer
Dixie Hall
Ray Hicks
Ray Davis
Joe Carr
John Dopyera

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Ann Soyars
Hazel McGee
Paul Craft
Johnny Vincent
Larry McPeak
Tom Riggs
Dick Freeland
Carl Chatsky

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learn from the pros


Professional Development
MARKETING BOOT CAMP FOR ARTISTS AND EVENTS
Friday, July 17, 2015 (10:30 to 11:45am) ~ Slow Jam Tent (bring a chair)
This workshop will focus on the essentials of marketing for
artists, bands and events to produce desired results on the web,
in social and traditional media. Music biz pros from around the
country will share their successes, help you avoid marketing
pitfalls, and teach you strategies youll be able to use when you
get back home. Bring your questions for Joe Lurgio: Moderator
(Tenbrooks Media, Bluegrass Underground); AJ Trott (Music City
Roots); Phil Chorney (CEO, Charm City Folk & Bluegrass); Jordan
August (Artistic Director, Charm City Folk & Bluegrass); Martha
Dantzic (Quicksilver Productions); and Barb Heller (North Country
Public Radio).

Darol angers
Astonishing
Backup workshop

Friday 3pm
Grass Roots Stage (bring a chair)
Sponsored by ArtistWorks
Academy of Bluegrass
Whatever istrument you
play, Darol Angers How to
Backup Singers and
Soloists workshop will provide insight and wisdom
that only years of experience by a masterful player
can bring. See why he is
considered one of the finest
players and teachers on the
planet. Be a sponge! Soak it
up! And play better!

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KEITH STYLE BANJO SUMMIT
Friday, July 17, 2015 (7:00 to 8:30pm) ~ Creekside Stage
A highlight of this years Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival will be a
very special Keith-Style Banjo Summit hosted by Bla Fleck and
Tony Trischka. Joining them to honor the music and far-reaching
influence of banjoist BILL KEITH will be a Whos Who of Banjo
including Noam Pikelny, Mike Munford, Eric Weissberg, Marc Horowitz,
Mike Kropp, and Ryan Cavanaugh, along with Bill Keith himself.
Banjoist extraordinaire Bill Keith (beaconbanjo.com) is one of
just a handful of musicians to have a whole style named after
him. The Keith style was the catalyst that spawned new generations of envelope pushers such as Tony Trischka, Bla Fleck and
Noam Pikelny. Bill has worked with The Jim Kweskin Jugband,
Jim Rooney, Red Allen & Frank Wakefield, Judy Collins,
Clarence White, Richard Greene and David Grisman. His 1963
Decca recordings with Bill Monroe & The Blue Grass Boys introduced his innovations to a world audience. Bill also wrote the
Earl Scruggs banjo instruction book. Last October, the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) honored Bill with a
richly deserved Distinguished Achievement Award.
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four world-class
luthiers to Share
their expertise

Saturday 10:30 to 11:45am


Slow Jam Tent (bring a chair)
Get the information you
need about custom instruments from the craftsmen
who know! Experts from
Northfield Mandolins,
Kovacik Guitars & Fretted
Instrument Repair, Macica
Mandolins, and A Violin
Shop-Marchitto Violins will
field your questions about
selection, maintenance, and
repair of acoustic stringed
instruments. There will be
lots of discussion.
Presented by:
Adrian Bagale, Steve Kovacik,
Martin Macica & Frank Marchitto.

Westchester Bluegrass Club


The Westchester Bluegrass Club hosts a monthly
meeting/picking party & concert. Jam session 7 pm,
open mic 8 pm, featured concert 9 pm.
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Family Stage Fun!

Steve Charney and Harry

Chicken Pot Pirates! Ahoy, mates!

Sarah Garnder

Diane Kordas and a Wiggly Pal

Steve Charney is a magician, ventriloquist,


musician, radio personality, childrens author,
songwriter and all around nut. He has also
published several childrens books. Hes performed his zany stage act of magic, music
and ventriloquism for over 30 years from
Africa to California. Harry sprang from
Steves imagination 30 years ago and has
been going like gangbusters ever since. His
unique style of verbal mayhem and wacky
antics makes him the real star of the show.
However, he does prefer to be called a
Wooden American, not a dummy!
www.stevecharney.com
Chicken Pot Pirates Hailing from the mystical
kingdom of eastern Massachusetts, the
Chicken Pot Pirates create a whirlwind of hyperactive hilarity! With literally boatloads of
stories, songs, skits, jokes, and games, audience participation is unavoidable! These
electric eccentrics are Captain Fitz, a science teacher and mustache model who lives
in a submerged pineapple; Colonel Bo, who
has a passion for the banjo, a semi-angelic
singing voice, and a rather large nose; and
Astronaut Steve, a certified rocket surgeon
who hails from the great state of England.
Prepare to be amazed, amused, and a wee
bit confused.
chickenpotpirates.blogspot.com
Sarah Gardner Playing is more fun than just
watching! Sarah brings instruments along so
kids can get a taste of jamming along during
her sets. The audience becomes part of the
band. Growing up in a musical family, Sarah
was sad to find out that not all kids had the
chance to have musical instruments in their
hands at early ages. She went to her first
Berkshire Mountain bluegrass festival at the
age of 12 and got hooked on bluegrass and
all forms of music. After touring with various
rock and jazz groups she discovered her
greatest joy in entertaining children. "Seeing
that spark of realizing they can actually make
music is the best thing in the world." Her recent CDs won Parent's Choice and Creative
Child Magazine awards. Even if you are not a
kid you can come play along!! www.musicwithsarah.com
Lew Gelfond brings his lively fiddle and
dance program to the Family Stage at Grey
Fox where he makes it easy for the young'ns
to dance along and get in the spirit. Lew performs in Asheville, North Carolina with The
Dancing Bears contra dance band, Blue
Heaven Swing Band and with Screech Owl
Serenade playing old-timey ballads, blue-

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great fiddle tunes. www.lewgelfond.com
Diane Kordas has been performing music for
children and families since 1992, and puppet
shows since 1998. Her classic and original
stories with puppets, music, humor and audience participation are enjoyed by children
and families at libraries, schools, outdoor
events, parties, daycare centers and
preschools throughout New England. Diane
is a member of the NH State Council on the
Arts Touring Roster and the New England
Foundation for the Arts. romperrhythm.com
Brooksie Wells creates interactive shows
for the young and young at heart! A professional musician with award-winning CDs,
she has a trazillion songs in her head, most
of them original, and her guitar knows them
all, too! She will have you on your feet, doin
the motions, singing in multiple languages,
and enjoying silly songs. Kids can join in and
play some instruments, too. Nobody will be
sitting still! Band-mate, Lisa Kay Howard, is
an amazing bluegrass mandolinist who hosts
a show on WAMU Public Radio and fronts
the Lisa Kay Band. www.brooksiewells.com

Tom Lilly & Beowulf the Wonderbunny


Tom Lilly & Beowulf the Wonder Bunny
That strange looking guy in the Hawaiian
shirt and saddle shoes is Tom Lilly, who
combines magic, juggling, fire-eating, and
balloonacy with loads of audience participation to produce a show that leaves all ages
laughing and wondering! Try as he may,
Beowulf can never quite get Tom to behave
like an adult. Youll be laughing out loud and
grinning from ear to ear. Did you know that a
rabbit can have a website? Check it out!
www.wonderbunny.com
Be sure to check out ALL the Family Stage
performers! Theyll have you singing and
dancing and smiling and laughing all weekend long! Scheduleopposite page.

GREY FOX FAMILY STAGE ACTIVITIES


THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Passing Along the Traditions of Bluegrass Music, the Great Outdoors and Fun Family Memories

8:30
9:00

9:30

10:00
10:30

12:30

NOON
1:00
1:30

2:00
2:30
3:00

3:30
4:00

4:30
5:00
5:30

9:00

9:45 Magic With Poe


10:15
Balloons & Juggling
With Tom Lilly

11:45
Music with Sarah Gardner

12:30

12:15
Romper Rhythm & Puppets
Diane Kordas & Friends

12:15
BLUEGRASS!
The Zolla Boys

Family Yoga w/ Helen


Bring towel or mat

1:00
Ventriloquist Steve Charney and Harry

Tie Dye Fun (Thur)

1:30
Adventures with Amy:
Amy Seabrook Puppets
12:15
Stone Family Soup

3:00
Romper Rhythm & Puppets
Diane Kordas
3:45
Sarah Gardner
4:30
Chicken Pot Pirates
5:15
Music is Fun
Brian Ross

6:30
Learn to Tie Dye!
Bring something to dye.

8:30

9:45 Magic With Poe

11:30 - Clown College w/Gary the Silent


Clown (Limit 20 Rising 6th Graders & Up)

7:00
8:00

9:30 Crafts & Jewelry Making

11:00
Ventriloquist Steve Charney & Harry

6:00

7:30

9:30 Crafts & Jewelry Making

11:00 Music w/ Sarah Gardner

6:00
Magic with Poe

6:30

8:30
Family Yoga w/ Helen
Bring towel or mat

10:15
Adventures with Amy:
Amy Seabrook Puppets

11:00
11:30

8:30
Family Yoga w/ Helen
Bring towel or mat

No blankets, towels or
large items, please!
White Grey Fox logo tees
for sale ($10) while they last
at the Family Stage!

9:30

1:00
Magic with Beowulf the Wonderbunny
& Tom Lilly

1:45
Magic with Beowulf the Wonderbunny
& Tom Lilly

1:45
Creative Dance
Miss Stephanie Schwartz

2:30
Chicken Pot Pirates

2:30
Gary the Silent Clown & His Clownees

3:15
Gary the Silent Clown

3:30
Rainbow Family
Lisa Kay Howard & Brooksie Wells

4:00
Learn How to be a Ventriloquist!
Steve Charney and Harry

4:15
Direct from The Land of Snee
Rushad Eggleston

4:45
Creative Dance
Miss Stephanie Schwartz

5:00
Fiddlin & Singin
with Lew Gelfond

5:30 - Bluegrass at Its Best!


The Zolla Boys

5:45
Chicken Pot Pirates

6:15
Rainbow Family
Lisa Kay Howard & Brooksie Wells

6:30
Music is Fun
Brian Ross

8:45-10:30
Movie Under the Tent
Now playing:
Despicable Me 2

8:45-10:30
Movie Under the Tent
Now playing:
Lego Movie

9:30
Instrument-Making
Workshop with
Diane Kordas & Friends
10:30
Sing Along with Stone Soup
Family Edition:
Joe Sinchak,
Suzanne Bladek
& Friends
See you next year!
Learn lots!
Do good things!
Be kind to others!
Expect amazing things!
And have fun!

The super talented


Zolla Boys (Fri/Sat)

10:00

10:30

The One and Only


Rushad Eggleston! (Sat)

Fiddlin Lew Gelfond (Fri/Sat)

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Grey Fox Schedule Thursday July 16, 2015


11:00
11:30
12:00
12:30
1:00

HIGH MEADOW
STAGE

CREEKSIDE
STAGE

CATSKILL
STAGE

GRASS ROOTS
STAGE

SLOW JAM
TENT

Presented by ArtistWorks / Collings


Blue Highways TV / Deering / Eastman
The Event Co / Northfield

Presented by
Beard Guitars and DAddario

Presented by
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Presented by
Bluegrass Unlimited and IBMA

Presented by
WAMUs BluegrassCountry.org
and Thirsty Lizards

1:30
2:30

2:00
Wood & Wire

3:00

3:30
4:00
4:30
5:00

5:30
6:00

6:30
7:00
7:30

8:00
8:30
9:00
9:30

10:00

10:30

3:00
The Stray Birds
4:00
Mr. Sun

5:15
Peter Rowan
Bluegrass Band
6:45
The Gibson Brothers
8:05: Car Corral Drawing

8:15
The SteelDrivers

9:45
The Del McCoury Band

12:00

1:00
Fiddle Workshop:
Darol Anger, Tammy
Rogers, Kimber Ludiker
2:00
Mile Twelve*

Hosted by Our Own


Caroline MotherJudge
Sign up at 5 pm (Catskill)
First Come, First Served.
All different bands.
No solos.
All perfomers must be at
Catskill Stage at 6:30pm

4:00
Brother Duets:
The Gibson Brothers

3:30
Welcome Dance w/
Joh Kirk, Trish Miller
& Quickstep

5:00
Dry Branch Fire Squad

5:00
The SteelDrivers

6:00
Jim Gaudet &
The Railroad Boys
7:00
The Stray Birds
8:00
Mr. Sun

*2015 Grey Fox


Emerging Artist
Showcase
FreshGrass &
Delaware Valley
Bluegrass
Festival

11:30
Infamous Stringdusters

Catskill Stage
7:00pm

3:00
Mark Whitaker Band*

is sponsored by

11:00

11:30

6th Annual Grey


Fox Open Mic

on the

Walsh Farm, Oak Hill, NY


1:00
Dry Branch Fire Squad
Welcome!

2:00

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
For Early Campers

Welcome to
GREY FOX

6:30
Wood & Wire

8:00
Della Mae
w/ Sean Trischka

9:30
Peter Rowan Bluegrass
Band

11:00
Love Canon

Grey Fox's Bluegrass University

FREE hands-on classes for beginners


Thursday, July 16th, 2015
GRASS ROOTS TENT

SLOW JAM TENT

11 am 1 pm
Bluegrass Jamming
Tony Watt

11 am 1 pm
Guitar
John Rossbach

1 pm 3 pm
Banjo
Mike Kropp

1 pm 3 pm
Mandolin
Betsy Rome

3 pm 5 pm
Ear Training
Tony Watt

3 pm 5 pm
Fiddle
Lauren Rioux

Grey Fox's Bluegrass University classes are


designed for beginners, or those looking for a
review of the fundamentals. These hands-on
classes taught by top-flight instructors are
free of charge; just bring an instrument, a
chair, and be ready to learn! For more info:
www.TheBluegrassUniversity.com

Got Friends Who


Cant Be Here?
Tell em to tune in to

Streaming Live from Grey Fox!


Round-the-clock
Friday and Saturday
July 17 & 18

unrealbluegrass.com
Listen to Steve Martins UnrealBluegrass
Year-Round ~ Saturdays 2-5pm Eastern
And hear bluegrass music 24/7 on

12:30

BluegrassMix.com

1:00
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Grey Fox Schedule Friday July 17, 2015

11:00
11:30
12:00
12:30
1:00

1:30
2:00

2:30
3:00
3:30
4:00

HIGH MEADOW
STAGE

CREEKSIDE
STAGE

CATSKILL
STAGE

GRASS ROOTS
STAGE

SLOW JAM
TENT

Presented by ArtistWorks / Collings


Blue Highways TV / Deering / Eastman
The Event Co / Northfield

Presented by
Beard Guitars and DAddario

Presented by
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Presented by
Bluegrass Unlimited and IBMA

Presented by
WAMUs BluegrassCountry.org
and Thirsty Lizards

11:00
Twisted Pine

Berklee College of Music


Roots Music Program Showcase*

12:00
Jim Gaudet &
the Railroad Boys
1:00
Joe Craven
2:15
Front Country

5:30
6:00
6:30

7:00
7:30

8:00
8:30
9:00
9:30

10:00

10:30

11:00

11:30

12:00

12:30
1:00

10:30-11:45
Marketing Boot Camp for
Artists and Events
(See description, p. 19)
12:00 Fiddle
Lauren, Max, Sten, John
1:00 Mandolin
Joe, Sten, Erin, John

2:00 Guitar & Bass


Paul, John S, Erin

Michael Daves

2:20: Car Corral Drawing


3:30
Bla Fleck and
Abigail Washburn

4:30

5:00

9:15
Meditation w/ Noel Coakley
10:00
12:00
11:00: Wrong Is Right*
Yoga w/ Lucy Weberling
Bluegrass Vocal Workshop:
12:00: The Wiles*
11:00
12:45: Discussion/Q&A
Clogging Workshop, Then Jeff Horton & Mary McGuire
Squares, Circles & Contras
1:00
1:00
w/ John Kirk, Trish Miller
Guitarganza!
Bruce Molsky, Tony Trischka
and Quickstep
Courtney Hartman &
& the Berklee All-Stars*
Billy Strings
1:00
Wood & Wire
2:00
2:00
Shyam Nepali, Raj Kapoor,
2:15
Preserving Monroes Music:
Tara Lindhardt w/ special
Dry Branch Fire Squad
Mike Compton and
guest, Abigail Washburn

5:00
Dinner Break

3:00
Three Joes
Craven, Walsh, Newberry
4:00
Michael Daves & Friends

5:00
Compton & Newberry

6:00
Mr. Sun
6:30
Chatham County Line

7:45
Michael Daves
& Friends

9:00
Balsam Range
10:10: Car Corral Drawing
10:15
Della Mae

3:30
Balsam Range

7:00-8:30
Keith Style Banjo Summit:
The Music of Bill Keith
Hosted by Bla Fleck & Tony Trischka
w/ Ryan Cavanaugh, Marc Horowitz,
Mike Kropp, Mike Munford
Noam Pikelny, Eric Weissberg
and Bill Keith (p.19)

*2015 Grey Fox


Emerging Artist
Showcase

3:00
ArtistWorks Presents:
Backing Up Singers &
Soloists w/ Darol Anger
4:00
Twisted Pine

4:45
Della Mae
w/ Sean Trischka

6:00
Frank Solivan &
Dirty Kitchen

5:00
Intuitive Improvisation:
Joe Craven
6:00
New Faces in Songwriting:
Caroline Isachsen, host,
with Kirstin Lamb, Ethan
Robbins, Melody Walker,
and Mark Whitaker

7:15
Lonely Heartstring Band

8:30
Front Country

9:45
Chatham County Line

3:00 Banjo
John R, Jocelyn, Dan, Paul
4:00 Vocals
Carol, Dianna, Dan
5:00-6:30
Directed Slow Jam
Paul, Erin, Jocelyn, Dan,
John R, Carol, Dianna
YOUR SLOW JAM STAFF:
Guitar:
Paul Dube & Sten Havumaki
Fiddle:
Lauren Rioux & Max Silverstein
Mandolin:
Joe Lurgio & Erin Dube
Banjo:
Jocelyn Dube & John Rough
Bass:
John Sousa & Dan Parker
Vocals:
Carol Campbell & Dianna Fallon

Note: Please bring your


own seating.

Note: Please bring your


own seating.

is sponsored by

FreshGrass &
Delaware Valley
Bluegrass
Festival

11:00
Scythian

11:30
Frank Solivan &
Dirty Kitchen
12:45
Grey Fox Late Night Jam
with Darol Anger & Friends
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work!) they can
enjoy High Meadow
Stage Performances
livestreamed on
Steve Martins
Unreal Bluegrass
All day Fri & Sat
unrealbluegrass.com

Grey Fox Schedule Saturday JULY 18, 2015

11:00

11:30

12:00

12:30
1:00

1:30

2:00

2:30

3:00

3:30

4:00

4:30

5:00

5:30

6:00

6:30

7:00

7:30

8:00

8:30

9:00

9:30

10:00

10:30

11:00

11:30

12:00

12:30
1:00

HIGH MEADOW
STAGE

CATSKILL
STAGE

Presented by ArtistWorks / Collings


Blue Highways TV / Deering / Eastman
The Event Co / Northfield

CREEKSIDE
STAGE

Presented by
Beard Guitars and DAddario

Presented by
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

11:00
Caribou Mountain
Collective

11:00
Bluegrass Karaoke
w/ Kitsy Kuykendall

12:00
Dry Branch Fire Squad

12:00
Abby Hollander Band*

1:00
Lonely Heartstring Band

1:00
Ethan Jodziewicz
& Tatiana Hargreaves*

2:00
Billy Strings &
Don Julin
3:00
I Draw Slow

2:00
Joe Craven

4:00
Mollie OBrien
& Rich Moore

5:00
Dinner Break

5:00
Dry Branch Fire Squad
6:00
Twisted Pine

6:30
Hot Rize

7:00
Rushad Eggleston

8:10: Car Corral Drawing


8:15
Sam Bush Band

*2015 Grey Fox


Emerging Artist
Showcase

Presented by
Bluegrass Unlimited and IBMA

9:15
Meditation led by Noel Coakley
10:00
Yoga led by Lucy Weberling
12:00
with Lotus Blossom Special
Bluegrass Harmony Workshop:
11:30
Jeff Horton &Mary McGuire
Clogging Beyond the Basics:
John Kirk & Trish Miller
12:15
1:00
Squares, Circles & Contras:
Dobro Workshop:
John Kirk & Trish Miller
Chad Graves, Alex Sens

1:00
Cold Chocolate
2:15
Steep Canyon Rangers

3:00
Compton and Newberry

4:00
The HillBenders
present
The Whos TOMMY:
A Bluegrass Opry

GRASS ROOTS
STAGE

3:30
Caribou Mountain
Collective
4:45
Lonely Heartstring Band

6:00
Jim Gaudet &
The Railroad Boys
7:15
I Draw Slow

SLOW JAM
TENT

Presented by
WAMUs BluegrassCountry.org
and Thirsty Lizards

10:30-11:45
Luthier Workshop:
See description, p. 19
12:00 Fiddle
Lauren, Max, Sten, John
1:00 Mandolin
Joe, Sten, Erin, John

and Pete Reichwein


2:00
Mollie OBrien
& Rich Moore
3:00
Mountain Music from
Nepal to Appalachia:
Shyam Nepali, Raj Kapoor
and Tara Lindhardt
4 :00
Finger-Style Guitar:
Mark Mazengarb
5:00
Becoming More Musical,
Naturally: A Workshop
with Joe Craven
6:00
Ethan Jodziewicz
& Tatiana Hargreaves

Bring your own


seating please.

2:00 Guitar & Bass


Paul, John S, Erin
3:00 Banjo
John R, Jocelyn, Dan, Paul
4:00 Vocals
Carol, Dianna, Dan
5:00-6:30
Directed Slow Jam
Paul, Erin, Jocelyn, Dan,
John R, Carol, Dianna
YOUR SLOW JAM STAFF:
Guitar:
Paul Dube & Sten Havumaki
Fiddle:
Lauren Rioux & Max Silverstein
Mandolin:
Joe Lurgio & Erin Dube
Banjo:
Jocelyn Dube & John Rough
Bass:
John Sousa & Dan Parker
Vocals:
Carol Campbell & Dianna Fallon

Bring your own


seating please.
8:30
Front Country

is sponsored by

9:50 Beard Guitar Drawing


10:00
Steep Canyon Rangers
11:20 Deering Banjo
Drawing
11:30
Greensky
Bluegrass Band

FreshGrass &
Delaware Valley
Bluegrass
Festival

9:45
Billy Strings & Don Julin

11:00
Red Knuckles &
The Trailblzers w/Special
Guest, Elmo Otto

12:45
The HillBenders

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they can enjoy
High Meadow Stage
Performances
livestreamed on
Steve Martins
Unreal Bluegrass
All day Fri & Sat
unrealbluegrass.com

GREY FOX SCHEDULE SUNDAY JULY 19, 2015

9:30

10:00

10:30

11:00

11:30

12:00

12:30
1:00

1:30

HIGH MEADOW
STAGE

CREEKSIDE
STAGE

CATSKILL
STAGE

GRASS ROOTS
STAGE

SLOW JAM
TENT

Presented by ArtistWorks / Collings


Blue Highways TV / Deering / Eastman
The Event Co / Northfield

Presented by
Beard Guitars and DAddario

Presented by
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Presented by
Bluegrass Unlimited and IBMA

Presented by
WAMUs BluegrassCountry.org
and Thirsty Lizards

Creekside Stage
is open
for sheltered jams.

9:15
Meditation
led by Noel Coakley

Grass Roots Stage


is open
for sheltered jams.

Slow Jam Tent


is open for
sheltered jams.

9:30 am Sharp!
BIG GROUP PHOTO
All Volunteers & Staff!

10:00
Dry Branch Fire Squad
Gospel Set
11:00
Grey Fox Scholarships
11:30
The Zolla Boys
12:00
Billy Strings
12:30
Lonely Heartstring Band
1:00
The HillBenders
1:30
Mollie OBrien &
Rich Moore
2:00
Rushad Eggleston

2:00

2:20
Raffle Drawings:
Collings Guitar
Northfield Mandolin
Eastman Fiddle
Basket of Bluegrass

3:00

2:35
Bluegrass Academy for Kids
Director, Mark Panfil,
BGA Instructors, and
Cellist Extraordinaire,
Rushad Eggleston

2:30

Thank you for coming!


See you next year!

10-11:00
Yoga: Stretch Your Mind,
Body and Spirit
with Lucy Weberling
with music by
Lotus Blossom Special:
Mark Mazengarb, Rick
Manning, Perry Cleaveland,
and Pete Mathison.

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GREY FOX ARTISTS

Balsam Range

Bla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Billy Strings & Don Julin

Chatham County Line

Abby Hollander Band (Sat)


Award-winning songwriter Abby Hollander
was raised in a family of bluegrass musicians
in Woodstock, NY. After several years on the
Austin scene, she migrated back towards the
vibrant musical clime of Brooklyn and formed
the Abby Hollander Band, playing bass and
performing her original material in a traditional bluegrass setting. Hailing originally
from Los Angeles, Ellery Marshall plays a
straight-ahead banjo style that is both forward thinking and traditional. Jeff Picker,
from Portland, Oregon, plays driving guitar
and sings harmony. Joining the band at Grey
Fox is fiddler Nick Reeb. All the musicians
help in arranging Abbys songs, making the
band a dynamic and collaborative experience
rooted equally in the time-honored sounds of
bluegrass and the 21st century city they call
home. Their self-titled debut album was released this April. abbyhollanderband.com
Balsam Range (Fri)
Balsam Range delivers knockout harmony
arrangements and hot picking while mixing
bluegrass, jazz, swing, blues, old-time and
gospel music into their unique contemporary
sound. Tony Rice describes reigning IBMA
Male Vocalist of the Year, Buddy Melton, as
having one of the most exciting and purest
voices I have ever heard. Buddy has fiddled
with Rhonda Vincent, and Tony Rice. Mandolinist Darren Nicholson has appeared with
George Jones, Merle Haggard, Marty Stuart,
Doyle Lawson and Vince Gill, and appeared
on Ricky Skaggs IBMA Album of the Year, A
Celebration of Life. Marc Pruett played banjo
on Bill Monroes Bean Blossom album, and on
5 of Ricky Skaggs albums, including the
Grammy-winning Bluegrass Rules! He has
worked with Jimmy Martin, Rhonda Vincent,
Jerry Douglas, Tony Rice and Buck White.
Guitarist Caleb Smith co-founded the nationally known gospel group, Harvest. His singing
and songwriting have appeared on the
Singing News charts multiple times. Bassist
Tim Surrett worked for a decade with the
Kingsmen Quartet and with The Isaacs. Balsam Ranges Papertown, awarded the 2013
IBMA Album of the Year Award, spent 5
months at the top spot on the Bluegrass Unlimited Charts. Five is the quintets fifth and
latest recording. balsamrange.com
Bla Fleck & Abigail Washburn (Fri)
About Bla: Arguably the premiere 5-string
banjo player in the world, Bla Anton Leos
Fleck was named for composers Bla Bartok,
Anton Dvorak and Leos Janacek. Already a
creative force in bluegrass, jazz, pop, rock

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and world beat, Bla won a pair of Classical


Grammys with his critically acclaimed 2001
Sony recording Perpetual Motion. He has
performed with Chick Corea, Edgar Meyer,
and Marcus Roberts while still playing for 25
years with Bla Fleck and the Flecktones. He
has won 15 Grammys, and has been nominated (30 times, so far) in more different musical categories than anyone in Grammy
history. About Abigail: A stunning singer and
clawhammer banjo player, Abigail Washburns projects range from the string band
sound of Uncle Earl to her solo release Song
of the Traveling Daughter, and from the
chamber roots sound of the Sparrow Quartet
to the stories of Afterquake, her fundraiser
CD for the Sichuan earthquake victims. Bla
and Abigail first collaborative CD is titled Bla
Fleck and Abigail Washburn. belafleck.com
abigailwashburn.com
Bruce Molsky, Tony Trischka and
The Berklee Roots All-Stars (Fri)
The Berklee Roots All-Stars feature some of
the best up-and-coming acoustic musicians
from the Berklee College of Music, led by
Berklee visiting faculty and roots luminaries,
Bruce Molsky and Tony Trischka. The
lifeblood of Americas cultural heritage is
found in a wide range of American roots
styles, including blues, gospel, folk, early
country music, bluegrass, old-time, Cajun,
and Western swing, among others. The expressive urgency and depth of these styles is
supported by strong fundamental musical
skills, and it is in recognition of the richness
of these idioms, and of the ways that they
fuse with contemporary elements, that
Berklee has created the American Roots
Music Program. The Berklee Roots All-Stars
will present a program that both honors and
revitalizes various traditions in American
music while showcasing the next generation
of acoustic talent. brucemolsky.com
tonytrischka.com berklee.edu
Billy Strings & Don Julin (Sat)
Billy Strings (Sun)
With just 2 instruments and their voices, the
incendiary American roots duo Billy Strings &
Don Julin has been tearing up stages across
America. 22-year-old guitarist and singer,
Billy Strings, could have tumbled out of coal
country in the mountains, tattoos and all, but
actually hails from Michigan, where he met
mandolinist Don Julin. Older in years, Julin
has carved out a lengthy career at the forefront of acoustic mandolin music. On stage,
the two egg each other on to more and more
intense riffs and improvised breaks. Their
new album is Fiddle Tune X. billystrings.com

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Ryan Cavanaugh (Fri)
Ryan Cavanaugh hails originally from North
Carolina. As a child, he appeared on Mt
Airys WPAQ radio with Doc Watson, Doug
Dillard, and John McEuen. Recommended by
jazz guitarist John McLaughlin and Bla
Fleck, Cavanaugh has spent the past 9 years
touring internationally in the acclaimed saxophonist Bill Evanss Soulgrass band.
Cavanaugh has performed with Sam Bush,
Bla Fleck, Victor Wooten, Warren Haynes,
Robben Ford, and many others.
Caribou Mountain Collective (Fri/Sat)
With an extensive original repertoire that
channels the rich traditions of Appalachia,
Americana, and their native Colorado, Caribou Mountain Collective represents the next
step in the ongoing evolution of roots music.
Dobro player Allen Cooke was awarded first
place at the 2013 RockyGrass Dobro competition. Bassist Curly Collins brings a remarkable stage presence and musical expertise
from his 5 years with Mountain Standard
Time. Etienne Cremieux, having studied at
Berklee College of Music and played extensively on both coasts, brings a decade of
bluegrass fiddle experience with a uniquely
driving and highly energetic style. Guitarist
Miles Perry masterfully embodies the mountain heritage in his ever-growing catalog of
original works. This young, newly formed
band captured first place in the 2014 Rocky
Grass Band Competition shortly after their
debut at Grey Fox last summer.
cariboumountaincollective.com
Chatham County Line (Fri)
Entering their 2nd decade as an ensemble,
Chatham County Line brings a deep reverence for traditional American roots music and
timeless bluegrass instrumentation to the
complex resonance of their southern heritage. The key to their sound lies in the close
collaboration of the bands four members:
Dave Wilson (guitar, harmonica, vocals),
John Teer (mandolin, fiddle, vocals), Chandler
Holt (banjo, guitar, vocals), and Greg Readling
(bass, pedal steel, piano, vocals ). This partnership enriches their latest album Tightrope.
Says Wilson: It's a big train we're riding on
and everybody's enjoying the ride."
chathamcountyline.com
Cold Chocolate (Sat)
Cold Chocolate is forging an exciting and
unique new sound in the world of Americana,
fusing bluegrass and roots with a dash of
funk. This quartet from Boston is rocking audiences with guitar, banjo, upright bass,
drums, and 4-part harmony. Guitarist/songwriter Ethan Robbins began his bluegrass ca-

Joe Craven

Caribou Mountain Collective


reer at Oberlin College where he met upright
bassist Kirsten Lamb and began to explore
how far this hard-driving fast-paced genre
could be stretched. They are now joined by
the funk-inflected banjo of Ms. BB Bowness,
and the Ariel Bernstein on the snare drum.
Bluegrass Today says: The bands approach
is decidedly modern, with as much an influence from folk and swing as from hard driving
bluegrass. Song topics also more reflect the
urban environment in which they live than the
country or rural themes that dominate so
much bluegrass from southeastern artists.
New CD is GREAT! coldchocolatemusic.com
Joe Craven (Fri/Sat)
Multidimensional minstrel Joe Craven brings
his motley magical music show to Grey Fox
and promises to treat fans to humor and serious licks all in the same frame. A riot of color
and creativity, Craven takes command of a
stage like the master of ceremonies of a European circus, turning his tent full of garage
sale instruments into visual aids for improvisational lectures and jazzy and worldly roots
compositions. A long-time violinist and percussionist for the David Grisman Quintet, Joe
was honored in 2009 by the Folk Alliance with
the Best of The West award. The Californiabased art agitator believes strong songs
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and broad smiles make for a good show. Perhaps hell pull out his Chicken-of-the-Sea
canjo fiddle to demonstrate. A Trio of Joes
is planned for a performance with banjo
player Joe Newberry and mandolinist Joe
Walsh joining Mr. Craven. Solo or in collaboration with the greats, Joe Craven is not to be
missed. joecraven.com

Dry Branch Fire Squad

Della Mae

Del McCoury Band

Michael Daves & Friends (Fri)


Born in 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia, Michael
Daves is now heralded as a leading light of
the New York bluegrass scene by the New
York Times. He has garnered attention for his
work with Chris Thile, Steve Martin, Tony
Trischka, and Rosanne Cash, in addition to his
solo performances. Sleep With One Eye
Open, the debut album from Thile & Daves,
received a 2011 Grammy Nomination for Best
Bluegrass Album. The New York Times says:
A rip-roaring partnership, bluegrass, in their
hands, gets roughed up in the best possible
way, with skill and fervor, and a touch of
abandon. For his Grey Fox 2015 gig, Michael
will have none other than Noam Pikelny on
banjo, Brittany Haas on fiddle, Mike Bub on
bass, Jen Larsen on guitar and vocals plus
Chris Eldridge. michaeldaves.com
Della Mae (Thur/Fri)
Its hard to imagine a Grey Fox without Della
Mae! That feeling is shared by the growing
legions of Della Mae fans. Commanding a
powerful collective chemistry with vocal, instrumental, and songwriting talent in spades,
this combo mines time-honored elements to
create music thats unmistakably fresh and
contemporary. In addition to playing festivals
and clubs throughout America, Della Mae
toured with U.S. State Departments American Music Abroad program in Pakistan,
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Della Mae demonstrates how effectively music builds bridges
and transcends artificially constructed borders. Ludiker concludes: We are individually
driven, working towards the same goal. This
band definitely feels like a calling, a labor of
love. This past October, the IBMA recognized Della Maes great talent and charisma
by voting them 2014 Emerging Artist of the
Year. Band members are Celia Woodsmith
(Lead Vocals & Guitar); Jenni Lyn Gardner
(Mandolin & Vocals); Kimber Ludiker (Fiddle);
Courtney Hartman (Lead Guitar & Vocals);
and their newest member: Zoe Guigueno
(Bass & Vocals), from the band, Joy Kills
Sorrow. dellamae.com
Del McCoury Band (Thurs)
Delighting fans for 5 decades with his clear
lonely wail and definitive guitar runs,
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Del McCoury carries the torch of bluegrass


music worldwide. At 76, he has not let up,
leading the Del McCoury Band to Grammy
honors with 2013s The Streets of Baltimore.
His credentials run deep, including a 1963
stint as the lead singer and guitarist with Bill
Monroe & The Bluegrass Boys. His current
lineup is world class, boasting 8-time IBMA
mandolin player of the year Ronnie McCoury,
and 3-time fiddler of the year Jason Carter.
Rob McCoury on banjo and Alan Bartram, on
bass and vocals complete what is considered
the quintessential bluegrass unit. They are
winners of an unsurpassed string of IBMA
awards since forming in 1994. Dressed in
suits and ties, the band gathers around a sole
microphone, family-style, with the genial father figure doing most of the talking and honoring requests from the audience. In 2010,
the National Endowment for the Arts awarded
Del a lifetime achievement award and in 2011
he was inducted into the IBMA Hall of Fame.
He has been a Grand Ole Opry member since
2003. delmccouryband.com
Dry Branch Fire Squad (all 4 days)
Grey Fox welcomes back Dry Branch Fire
Squad, our host band for going on 3 decades!
One of the most important characteristics
for any band is to have grounds of commonality. All of the guys in the band have strong
work ethics, varied interests, close ties to
their families, have had success in professional endeavors outside of the field of music,
and bring nearly boundless energy and enthusiasm as well as a variety of musical experiences to their efforts in doing the bands
work and to their respective performances.
For more than 25 years, Dry Branch Fire
Squad has been one of bluegrass musics
most popular bands, renowned for its spry
mix of front-porch standards, modern ballads,
and the old-time sounds from which bluegrass first sprang. The quartet is positively
adored for its droll, scampy stage shows, fueled by Ron Thomasons cornpone-and-hardcider wit. When they strike, its with such
suddenness and accuracy that they almost
leave you too breathless to laugh. Almost.
Scott Alarik, Boston Globe. Dry Branch is
comprised of Ron Thomason (guitar, mandolin, vocals), Brian Aldridge (guitar, mandolin, vocals),Tom Boyd (banjo, vocals) and
Danny Russell (bass, vocals). Filling in on guitar this weekend will be Adam McIntosh.
drybranchfiresquad.com
Rushad Eggleston (Sat)
Rushad Eggleston shares with us a mystical,
whimsical and untamed music from the land
of Snee, where hes known to hang out when
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a PBS documentary about the history of rock and roll. Theere was an episode on the folk music revival that got me wantiing to do
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This performance is part of the Catskill Mountain Foundaation presenting season and is made possible with the generous support
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sneaky, often raucous, and always fun, the
improvisational tones that pour out from
Rushads cello transport us into another dimension. A Grammy nominee and cofounder
of Crooked Still, Rushad is very much part of
the Grey Fox Family. He is one of a legacy of
gifted young musicians who have received a
Grey Fox scholarshipsomething that has
helped foster a number of careers in music.
facebook.com/rushad.eggleston

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

The HillBenders

Front Country

The Gibson Brothers

Ethan Jodziewicz & Tatiana Hargreaves (Sat)


This act brings the unique voices of genrebending double bassist Ethan Jodziewicz
(pronounced yo-JEH-vits) and award-winning
Appalachian fiddler and singer Tatiana Hargreaves together in a virtuosic acoustic duo.
Drawing on diverse musical backgrounds
from chamber music to old-time, and jazz to
progressive-acoustic, Ethan and Tatiana
share equal responsibility as both soloists
and accompanists, intricately intertwining
melodies and harmonies. They spark burning
improvisations with fiddle and bass duels and
sing in two-part harmony in a repertoire
spanning from traditional Appalachian music
to Swedish polskas and original compositions. Ethan and Tatiana have collaborated
with Darol Anger, Bla Fleck, Tony Trischka,
Laurie Lewis, Bruce Molsky and Alison
Brown, and have performed at Carnegie Hall,
RockyGrass, Telluride and South by Southwest. Tatiana studies ethnomusicology at
Hampshire College in Amherst, MA, and
Ethan is a recent graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music where he studied with Edgar
Meyer. facebook.com/HargreavesJodziewicz
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen (Fri)
Called A razor sharp, confident quartet by
Bluegrass Unlimited, Frank Solivan & Dirty
Kitchen loves to cook, (thus the name of the
band) and turn up the heat to high on stage.
Frank Solivan lends his rich tenor to bluesy
boogies and passionate pleas in his original
and traditional mandolin and fiddle recipes.
He flavors radio classics, such as The Letter,
to make a rock hit sound as if it was written
for bluegrass. The 2014 IBMA Instrumental
Group of the Year, this Washington, D.C. band
sizzles with Solivan, on mandolin & fiddle, and
Mike Munford, IBMAs 2013 Banjo Player of
the Year. Innovative guitarist Chris Luquette,
recipient of IBMAs 2013 Momentum Award
as instrumentalist of the year, and bassist
Dan Booth, who has been hanging with Solivan since their teenage years in Alaska, spice
it up with vocal harmonies. Their latest
recording, Cold Spell, on Compass Records
received a GRAMMY nomination for best
bluegrass album. dirtykitchenband.com

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Front Country (Fri/Sat)


Formed less than 5 years ago, Front Country
has quickly burst onto the national bluegrass
scene. Featuring the powerful voice of aptly
named Melody Walker, winner of the 2013
Merlefest Chris Austin songwriting contest,
the sextet sprang from the Bay Area roots
movement to blow away crowds at the nations most prominent festivals. They won top
band honors at Rockygrass in 2012 and at Telluride in 2013. Previous winners of these competitions have included the Dixie Chicks,
Nickle Creek and the Steep Canyon Rangers.
Mandolinist Adam Roszkiewicz received a
Grammy nomination for his work with the
Modern Mandolin Quartet on their album
Americana two years ago. Guitarist and vocalist Jacob Groopman toured with Walker
on her solo release, Gold Rush Goddess. Jordan Klein on banjo, Leif Karlstrom on violin,
and Zach Sharpe on standup bass complete
the ensemble. You might hear their brand of a
classic by The Band, a bluesy-grassy mashup
of a gospel standard or a heartfelt rendition of
Kate Wolfs Like a River. We welcome Front
Country for their Grey Fox debut!
frontcountryband.com
The Gibson Brothers (Thur)
Bluegrass Unlimited says: "The brothers and
the band have it all lead vocals, brotherduet harmony, instrumental virtuosity, ensemble sensibilities and great original material."
Thats why The Gibson Brothers were the
IBMA Entertainers of the Year for 2012 and
2013. They also took awards in 2013 for Vocal
Group of the Year and Vocal Song of the Year,
and Eric won Songwriter of the Year. In 1998,
the IBMA judges saw greatness in the Gibsons, who were raised on an upstate New
York dairy farm, naming the young group the
Emerging Artist of the Year. Along with Leigh
Gibson on guitar and vocals, and Eric Gibson
on banjo and vocals, bassist Mike Barber,
who has produced several Gibson Brothers
albums, gets a lot of credit for helping to
shape the unit, as do fiddler Clayton Campbell and 2009 IBMA Mandolin Player of the
Year, Jesse Brock. Brotherhood is their hotoff-the-press Rounder Records release featuring songs by classic brother acts such as
the Stanleys, the Everlys, the Osbornes, the
Louvins, and more. gibsonbrothers.com
Greensky Bluegrass (Sat)
Greensky Bluegrass has forged a defiant,
powerful sound that, while rooted in classic
stringband Americana, extends outwards
with a fearless and exploratory zeal. The tension and release between these components
tradition and innovation, prearranged songs
and improvisation, acoustic tones and elec-

tric volume is what makes them so dynamic.


The bandmates are rock and roll influenced
free-swingers who developed a new stroke
by discovering Bill Monroe and Earl Scruggs
through the likes of Jerry Garcia. In 2006, they
won the band competition at Colorados Telluride Bluegrass Festival. 5 studio albums
later, the Michigan-based group is playing
gigs. Greensky consists of Anders Beck
(dobro), Michael Arlen Bont (banjo), Dave
Bruzza (guitar), Mike Devol (upright bass)
and Paul Hoffman (mandolin).
greenskybluegrass.com
The HillBenders (Sat/Sun)
This dynamic bluegrass from Springfield, MO,
with their high-octane shows, tight harmonies
and stunning instrumental prowess, has been
winning fans and making waves at every festival theyve been to since their 2008 formation. They are one of the few bluegrass
groups that recognizes their ability to bridge
the gap between the common music consumer and the bluegrass die-hard, selecting
material that defies any hillbilly stigmas. The
HillBenders, who recently signed to Compass
Records, will grace the High Meadow stage
with a high energy performance of The Whos
Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry. Channeling the
rawness and intensity of bands like Newgrass Revival into their carefully executed
arrangements, the group consists of lead
singer and mandolinist Nolan Lawrence, with
Jim Rea and his cousin, Gary Rea, on guitar
and bass respectively, banjoist Mark Cassidy
and Dobroist Chad Gravy Boat Graves.
hillbenders.com
Marc Horowitz (Fri)
Marc Horowitz won his first banjo contest at
the Philadelphia Folk Festival in 1966. Marc
has recorded worked with Patrick Sky, Doc
Watson, Steve Goodman, Tom Paxton, Judy
Collins, and many others. He has recorded
hundreds of commercial jingles, played in
Broadway show orchestras and on the
Broadway stage. Marcs former banjo students include Bla Fleck, Hank Sapoznik,
Mike Kropp and scores of others.
Jeff Horton & Mary Maguire (Fri/Sat)
Ever in demand as a solid bluegrass bassist
and powerful singer, Jeff Horton was a founding member of the Neon Valley Boys and a 6year veteran of Northern Lights. He now plays
with The Mary Maguire Band, The Pegheads
and The KroppDusters. His distinctive voice
and teaching techniques will inspire ALL of
you harmony workshoppers! Bring your bass
to Fridays Bass 101 with Jeff and talented
friends. Mary Maguire is, hands down, one of
the Northeasts most engaging and talented
singers of contemporary folk, bluegrass, and
swing. Mary was a founding member of
Sweet, Hot & Sassy. She will have shy
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singers happily finding harmonies in no time!


Join these spirited New England performers
for their 14th year as Grey Fox's Harmony
Workshop presenters. Three part harmony
singers: they have you covered!
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sound since Louise Holden and brother, Dave


Holden, began recording in 2008. They have a
flair for writing smart and heartbreaking lyrics
with infectious melodies. The Holdens are
bolstered by Adrian Hart (violin), Colin Derham (clawhammer banjo) and Konrad Liddy
(bass). 2015 marks I Draw Slows second and
much anticipated appearance at Grey Fox.
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Hot Rize (Sat)


It didnt take long after Tim OBrien, Pete
Wernick, Nick Forster, and Charles Sawtelle
first appeared onstage together in 1978 for
the bluegrass music world to realize that the
Colorado band, Hot Rize, was something special. And by the time they bowed off the
stage as a full-time act in 1990, theyd not only
climbed to the top of that world as the IBMAs
very first Entertainers of the Year, they were
nominated for a then-new bluegrass Grammy.
They also garnered a four-star album review
in Rolling Stone, and toured across four continents. Steeped in bluegrass traditiontheir
very name was a knowing nod to Flatt &
Scruggs long-time flour mill sponsorHot
Rizes music is equally informed by a taste for
the music of Leadbelly, Freddie King, swing,
old-time Appalachia and more, in ways that
mirror the broad sweep of Bill Monroes influences. The current lineup of Hot Rize is Tim
OBrien (fiddle, mandolin, vocals); Pete Wernick
(banjo, vocals); Nick Forster (electric bass, vocals); and newest member Bryan Sutton (guitar,
vocals). Their most recent recording, When Im
Free, again shows why the Hot Rize buzz never
fades. hotrize.com
I Draw Slow (Sat)
The Dublin based roots band, I Draw Slow,
has been garnering praise around the globe
since their Top 10 selling album, Redhills, was
released in 2012. Their new album, White
Wave Chapel, is getting raves at home and
overseas with their unique sound, bringing together Irish tradition with modern Americana
and Appalachian sensibilities. The UK press
describes I Draw Slow as American top
league equivalents, drawing comparisons
with Gillian Welch and Alison Krauss. The
group has been winning fans at folk and roots
fests for years with their Irish Americana
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The Infamous Stringdusters (Thur)


The Infamous Stringdusters live to play live.
The quintet of Grammy-nominated artists will
cruise on some long jams in sets that show
off harmonies and the virtuosity of each member: Andy Hall on Dobro, Jeremy Garrett on
fiddle, Andy Falco on guitar, Chris Pandolfi on
banjo and Travis Book, who has one of the
finest voices youll hear coming from behind a
standup bass. The New York Times calls their
music: Intricately plotted and arranged, attentive to the textures of each voice and
string. Leading radio station, WTJU, in Charlottesville, VA says: The Stringdusters possess enough musical talent for 2 or 3 typical
bands. Each member is a triple threat: virtuoso player, strong singer, and polished songwriter. The Dusters rose from Nashville in
2007 and have been honored multiple times
by the IBMA. The ensembles self-titled second album topped the charts for Sugar Hill
Records in 2008 and its 2010 hit, Magic No. 9,
was nominated for a Best Country Instrumental Grammy. thestringdusters.com
Jim Gaudet & The Railroad Boys (Fri/Sat)
Immediately after their 2010 Grey Fox debut,
Jim Gaudet & The Railroad Boys vaulted from
their hometown Capital Region of New York
onto the national stage, thanks to strong
songwriting, clear vocals, and crisp instrumentals. Formed in 2006 in Albany and led by
Jim Gaudet on guitar and lead vocals, the
band is known for their warm harmonies and
instrumental mastery with a country style and
engaging chatter. Theyve performed at
other prestigious roots music gatherings from
Wintergrass, in Washington state to the
IBMA annual convention in Raleigh, NC. My

The Stray Birds


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Infamous Stringdusters
goal is to make people feel better. Make it uptempo, make it fun, get people up dancing,
says Gaudet, who is aided in the mission by
smiling bassist and vocalist Bobby Ristau,
Scott Hopkins on banjo, mandolin master
Stan Isachen, and newest member Sara
Milonovich on fiddle. jimgaudet.com
John Kirk, Trish Miller & Quickstep
(Thur/Fri/Sat)
Quickstep combines elements from old-time,
bluegrass and more contemporary music of
the Appalachian, Adirondack, Blue Ridge, and
Smoky Mountain regions. Led by John Kirk
and Trish Miller, of Saratoga Springs, NY,
they have brought lively fiddle tunes, lonesome folksongs and fancy footwork to audiences from the woodlands of New York to
Texas. Their toe-tapping vocal and instrumental harmony with French Canadian and Celtic
influences showcases the diversity of rural
American music. Joining John and Trish are
fiddlers and multi-instrumentalists Ed Lowman, Sara Milonovich and Lonesome Dave
Kiphuth. With twin fiddle arrangements enhanced by banjo, bass and guitars, watch
them as they interchange instruments as part
of their shows! Kick up your heels as they call
and play and teach in their warm, userfriendly way! Head for the Catskill Stage and
join in their lively and fun dances. Theyll
teach you all the steps you need to know!
johnandtrish.com

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Bill Keith (Fri)


Banjoist extraordinaire Bill Keith is one of
just a handful of musicians to have a whole
style named after him. The Keith style was the
catalyst that spawned new generations of envelope pushers such as Tony Trischka, Bla
Fleck and Noam Pikelny. Bill has worked with
The Jim Kweskin Jugband, Jim Rooney, Red
Allen & Frank Wakefield, Judy Collins,
Clarence White, Peter Rowan, Richard
Greene and David Grisman. His 1963 Decca
recordings with Bill Monroe & The Blue
Grass Boys introduced his innovations to a
world audience. Bill also literally wrote the
Earl Scruggs banjo instruction book. Last Oc39

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Connecticut
Folk Festival
Della Mae
John Gorka
Roger Sprung and
the Progressive
Bluegrassers
Professors of
BlueJrass
Hayley Reardon
The Lords of
Liechtenstein
Matt Borrello
Paddy Mills
Tangled Up in Blue
Piedmont Bluz
Jim and Liz Beloff
Echo Bloom
The Ebin-Rose Trio

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Lonely Heartstring Band

Love Canon

tober, the IBMA honored Bill with the prestigious and richly deserved Lifetime Achievement Award. See page 19 for more info.
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with such skill that Mark Knopflers guitar


licks from Money For Nothing seem written
for banjo and mandolin. Their arrangements
of the hits of 30 years ago reflect a new feel
for the lyrics and melodies and make you
hear them in new ways. You might find yourself singing along. lovecanonmusic.com

Mike Kropp (Thurs/Fri)


Mike Kropp, known for his award-winning
bluegrass style playing with Northern Lights
and The KroppDusters, is also proficient in
several old time and classic banjo styles. He
won the prestigious 2012 Senior Banjo Contest at Clifftop and was once a producer for
Columbia Records. Mike now directs Music
Camps Northa mecca for banjoists and
mandolin players of all styles and levels.
Musiccampsnorth.com
The Lonely Heartstring Band (Fri/Sat/Sun)
The Lonely Heartstring Band was born as a
wedding band, hired to play only Beatles
music on traditional bluegrass instruments.
Although it didnt take long to start exploring
other sounds and original songs within the
group, that initial flame of the Beatles was indicative of the bands love of great songs,
brilliant arrangements and music that feels
good. Lonely Heartstring Band is now one of
the hottest new bands in New England. Combining instrumental virtuosity, 3-part harmonies, and a deep understanding of
traditional bluegrass and Appalachian music,
this Boston-based band has just released
their brand new recording: Deep Waters. The
talented members are George Clements (guitar/vocals); Patrick McGonigle (fiddle/vocals); Gabe Hirshfeld (banjo); Matt Witler
(mandolin); and Charles Clements (bass/
vocals). lonelyheartstringband.com
Love Canon (Sat)
The 6 musicians of Love Canon call Virginias
Blue Ridge Mountains home but they are
comfortable with the styles of Kenny Loggins,
Cyndi Lauper, Toto, ZZ Top, the Grateful Dead,
Bruce Hornsby and Dire Straits. Led by guitarist Jesse Harper, former lead vocalist for
Old School Freight Train, the group includes
banjoist Adam Larrabee, Darrell Muller on
bass, Andy Thacker on mandolin, Jay Starling on resonator guitar and Nate Leath on
the fiddle. The band blends roots and rock
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Mark Whitaker Band (Thur)


Mark Whitaker is a banjo-wielding
singer/songwriter from Boston. His music
draws from a range of influences including
folk, blues, pop, and bluegrass. With rich vocals and thoughtful lyrics, Marks songs offer
a fresh and introspective take on heartbreak,
heartburn, and heart repair. In 2011 he was
the winner of the Deering Banjo Contest put
on through the Tony Trischka School of Banjo.
In 2013 he was awarded an Iguana Fund
Music Grant through Club Passim. He was
named favorite Male Songwriter, Banjoist,
and Duo (w/ Eva Walsh) for the 2014 Redline
Roots Awards. The 2014 release of his debut
album Nowhere to Land features 12 original
songs. Inspired by The Punch Brothers, his
music is delivered via the texture of traditional bluegrass featuring banjo, fiddle, mandolin, and upright bass, but imposes no
restrictions on the styles of music explored.
Band members are: Mark Whitaker (Banjo);
Jordan Santiago (Mandolin); Chris Sartori
(Upright Bass); and Bronwyn Keith-Hynes
(Fiddle). markwhitakermusic.com
Mark Mazengarb (Fri/Sat/Sun)
In his final year of college in Wellington, New
Zealand, guitarist Mark Mazengarb enrolled
in an exchange program with the University
of North Carolina, where he discovered the
world of bluegrass and the sounds of guitar
greats Chet Atkins, Merle Travis and Jerry
Reed. Since then he has become hooked on
finger-style guitar playing, and has also become a highly accomplished jazz, folk and
bluegrass stylist. Mark has toured the US and
Canada several times where he has performed with the great Tommy Emmanuel.
Mark maintains a busy schedule performing
full time with Loren Barrigar. In 2010, they
were guest artists at the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society's annual convention in

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Boston Bluegrass Union Presents

The 31st Annual Joe Vala Bluegrass Festival


February 12
2 to 14, 2016
Sheraton Hotel, Framiingham, MA

The Gibson Brothers

Michael
h Cleveland and Flamekeeper

The Travelin McCourys

The Special Consensus

The Spinney Brothers

Plus many mo
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Mike Compton & Joe Newberry


Nashville. Mark has been involved with several major recording projects since his debut
album Acoustic Affair, in 2009. We are
thrilled to have him at Grey Fox presenting a
finger-picking workshop and accompanying
our yoga sessions. Truly not to be missed!
markmazengarb.com
Mike Compton and Joe Newberry (Fri/Sat)
Mandolin master Mike Compton and veteran
banjoist/guitarist Joe Newberry pay homage
to pioneering musicians such as Bill Monroe
with an artistry unmatched in todays bluegrass world. Grammy and IBMA award winner Compton, who has played with luminaries
such as John Hartford, is a founding member
of the Nashville Bluegrass Band. 5 years ago,
he began his collaboration with singer and
songwriter Newberry. Their 2012 album LIVE,
reflects the influences of the blues and coun-

try greats of the 30s and 40s. Compton &


Newberry work together seamlessly sharing
leads, harmonizing and picking or playing deft
rhythm parts on songs such as Lazy John,
Rocky Island and Sittin On Top of the World,
which the pair sang on A Prairie Home Companion last year. Bluegrass Today says: The
music of Mike Compton & Joe Newberry is
guileless. Theres no flimflam here, no tricks.
They pull off whats almost impossible these
days: honest, genuine music that will get your
soul dancing. mikecompton.net
Mile Twelve (Thur)
Hailing from the rich musical scene of
Boston, Mile Twelve combines a love for traditional bluegrass with contemporary songwriting skills honed at renowned music
schools. With influences from folk, jazz, oldtime and bluegrass music, the bands original
songs are a timely continuation of the bluegrass string band tradition. In addition to providing original songs for the band, lead singer
Evan Murphy anchors the rhythm section
with his deft guitar playing. Fiddler Bronwyn
Keith-Hynes has played with Tony Trischka,
Peter Rowan and The Milk Carton Kids. She
also won the 2014 Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle Championship in Winfield, KS. Catherine
BB Bowness, a native New Zealander, brings
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fold along with tasteful jazz sensibilities. Bass


player and vocalist Nate Sabat is a Berklee
College of Music graduate and one of the primary songwriters. miletwelvebluegrass.com
Mollie OBrien and Rich Moore (Sat/Sun)
Mollie OBrien and her husband, guitarist
Rich Moore, are great singers who have
made the songs of their era their own. As
songwriters they add their own tunes to the
canon of American roots music they inhabit.
Mollie (Tim OBriens big sister) is a singer at
the very top of her game who is not afraid to
take risks both vocally and in the material she
chooses. Rich, while known to produce some
of the funniest onstage running commentaries, is also a powerhouse guitar player
who can keep up with OBriens twists and
turns from blues to traditional folk to jazz to
rock and roll. He creates a band with just his
guitar and, as a result, theirs is an equal partnership. Both new and long-time fans alike
are amazed at the musical scope presented
by just one singer and one guitarist. This is
unaffected musicianship of the highest caliber. Their newest recording, Love Runner, is
a must-have! ollieobrien.com
Bruce Molsky (Fri)
As one of the worlds premier old-time fiddlers, Bruce Molsky walks around with a librarys worth of lyrics and tunes buzzing in

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his head. If It Aint Here When I Get Back is
the title of Molskys March 2013 release, a follow up to 2006s Soon Be Time. It is an aural
autobiography, paying tribute to the people
Molsky has spent his musical life with over
the past 45 years while incorporating the
sounds of his travels which have taken the
Bronx-born musician from Appalachia to Australia and just about everywhere in between.
brucemolsky.com

Peter Rowan

Mollie OBrien and Rich Moore

Sam Bush

Mr. Sun

Mr. Sun (Thur/Fri)


Artists of different generations playing in various genres, Mr. Sun includes renowned virtuoso fiddler Darol Anger, and guitarist Grant
Gordy, both formerly of the David Grisman
Quintet; Joe K. Walsh of Gibson Brothers
fame on mandolin; and the amazing Ethan
Jodziewicz on bass. Both Anger and Walsh
now teach at Berklee College of Music, in the
heart of the Boston areas musical hotbed.
Offering a unique fusion of jazz, blues, bluegrass, classical, and new age music, the foursome swaps solos and collaborates in a
Zen-like interaction. Mr. Sun scorches popular tunes like Harry Nilssons Everybodys
Talkin, transforms bluegrass chestnuts such
as Old Daingerfield and lights up original
melodies with warmth, emotion and pure joy!
Their mantra, The People Need Light, is aptly
the title of their forthcoming recording. They
might have some with them! darolanger.com
Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers
with Special Guest Elmo Otto (Sat)
Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers is a band
that travels in the back of the Hot Rize bus
and occasionally spells their employers on
stage. Red Knuckles, Wendell Mercantile,
Waldo Otto, and Swade play 40s and 50s
country as well as you might expect from
people who have mostly listened to the same
jukebox at the Eat Caf in Wyoming, Montana, where Red and the boys first met Hot
Rize and agreed to leave their home to pursue
fortune and fame. The fortune part notwithstanding, the Blazers did become famous for
their band choreography and Wendells
take-off guitar with fringe to match his outfit, not to mention Waldos donut-appliqud
sport jacket. Rumor has it that Elmo Otto, a
legend in his own mind, has been brushing up
on the fiddle, and will be joining Red and the
guys this time around. Mighty fine! And a
great big howdy. hotrize.com
The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band (Thur)
GRAMMY-award winner and 6-time
GRAMMY nominee, Peter Rowan, is a bluegrass celeb with a career spanning over five

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decades. From his early years playing under


the tutelage of bluegrass patriarch Bill Monroe, to a stint in Old & In the Way with David
Grisman, Vassar Clements and Jerry Garcia,
Rowan has built a devoted international fan
base through his continuous stream of original recordings, collaborative projects, and
constant touring. His Blue Grass ensemble includes Keith Little on banjo; Sharon Gilchrist
on bass; Chris Henry on mandolin; and Blaine
Sprouse on fiddle. On his latest CD, The Old
School, Rowan delves further into his legacy
as a Bluegrass Boy with some of the first
generation players while welcoming younger
torchbearers for the future of bluegrass.
peter-rowan.com
The Sam Bush Band (Sat)
Grammy Award winning multi-instrumentalist
Sam Bush doesnt seem old enough to be a
musical legend. And hes not. But he is.
Known as the King of Newgrass, Bush has
been honored by the multiple IBMA awards
and with a Lifetime Achievement Award from
the Americana Music Association. Two generations of mandolin players readily identify
Bush as a musical role model in much the
same way he idolized Bill Monroe and Jethro
Burns. Bush has helped to expand the horizons of bluegrass music, fusing it with jazz,
rock, blues and funk. Hes the co-founder of
the genre-bending New Grass Revival, and an
in-demand musician who has played with Emmylou Harris, Bela Fleck, Charlie Haden, Lyle
Lovett, Garth Brooks, and Taylor Swift. Rumor
has it that Sams sidekick, Elmo Otto, who
travels around with him on the bus, will join
Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers at the
Catskill Stage on Saturday night. Band members are: Sam Bush (mandolin, fiddle, vocals);
Todd Parks (bass, vocals); Scott Vestal (banjo,
vocals); Stephen Mougin (guitar, vocals); and
Chris Brown (drums). sambush.com
Scythian (Fri)
With Gypsy spice and Gaelic verve, any
Scythian performance calls for a dance partner in one hand and a pint of Guinness in the
other! Named after Ukrainian nomads,
Scythian (sith-ee-yin) plays immigrant rock
with thunderous energy, technical prowess,
and vivid storytelling. Celebrating 10 years of
getting people dancing all night, Scythian released their new album, Jump at the Sun,
with new songs debuting at CD release
shows across the country. Nashvilles Music
City Roots says Scythian is what happens
when rock star charisma meets Celtic dervish
fiddling. Members include Alexander Fedo-

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The SteelDrivers (Thur)


Since the release of The SteelDrivers (2008)
and Reckless (2010), The SteelDrivers have
been nominated for 3 Grammys, 4 IBMA
awards and the Americana Music Associations New Artist of the Year. They were presented the 2009 IBMA Emerging Artist of the
Year award. That same year the band spent a
week in Georgia as part of the cast of Get
Low, the film starring Robert Duvall, Sissy
Spacek and Bill Murray, which featured a
soundtrack including 4 tunes by The
SteelDrivers. They have been invited to perform on numerous radio and TV shows ranging from The Grand Ole Opry to NPRs
Mountain Stage to the Conan OBrien show.
In 2011, the English pop star Adele began performing the SteelDrivers song If It Hadnt
Been For Love in her live performances. She
says: Theyre a blues, country, bluegrass,
swagger band and they are brilliant. Their
brand new 2015 release, The Muscle Shoals
Recordings, is a must-have powerhouse of
bluesy, gutsy, swampy bluegrass. The
SteelDrivers are: Gary Nichols (Guitar, vocals); Tammy Rogers (Fiddle, vocals); Mike
Fleming (bass, vocals) Richard Bailey
(Banjo); Brent Truitt (mandolin).
thesteeldrivers.com
The Steep Canyon Rangers (Sat)
The Steep Canyon Rangers are drawing legions of new fans to bluegrass with their
smart lyrics, serious playing and incredible
collaborations with the likes of Steve Martin,
Edie Brickell, Sir Paul McCartney and the
Dixie Chicks. They never fail to thrill their audiences with their instrumental dexterity, tight
vocal harmonies and the fun they obviously
have on stage. The Asheville, NC, based
Rangers are stellar musicians who, with Martin, won the 2011 IBMA Entertainer of the
Year award and earned a Grammy for Best
Bluegrass Album in 2013 for Nobody Knows
You. The band members have taken their
songs from Austin City Limits to Carnegie Hall.
The Steeps are: Woody Platt on guitar and
lead vocals; Graham Sharp on banjo; Mike
Guggino on mandolin; Charles R. Humphrey
III on bass; Nicky Sanders on fiddle; and
Mike Ashworth on the box kit.
facebook.com/SteepCanyonRangers
The Stray Birds (Thur)
The Stray Birds rich vocals, soaring harmonies and original lyrics have caught on
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with fans all across the nation. Big on tone,


the 3 artists play multiple instruments and
trade lead vocals, offering listeners the diversity of strong female and male voices while
taking flight patterns by the likes of Gillian
Welch and Steve Earle. The classically
trained trio, Maya de Vitry on fiddle, banjo
and guitar, Oliver Craven on guitar, mandolin
and fiddle, and bassist Charlie Muench, first
honed their skills in their hometown of Lancaster, PA. Since then, theyve soared in England, Ireland and Scotland where they drew
high praise at the 2014 Celtic Connections
Festival. The sky is the limit for the Birds, who
roots music site No Depression calls a band
destined for global success. Touring with its
latest album, Best Medicine, the combo has
matured into one of the most impressive
young acts on the Americana scene.
thestraybirds.com
Tony Trischka (Fri)
Tony Trischka is a consummate artist and one
of the most influential banjo players in the
roots music world. For more than 45 years, his
stylings have inspired two generations of
bluegrass and acoustic musicians with the
many voicings he has brought to the instrument. Tonys latest album, Great Big World, is
a deeply compelling showcase for his expansive instrumental talents, far-ranging musical
interests, distinctive songwriting skills, and
his sterling taste in collaboratorsincluding
his band Territory, Steve Martin, Michael
Daves, Noam Pikelny and Ramblin Jack Eliot.
As always, Trischka embraces all manner of
possibilities while keeping one foot firmly
planted in the traditional bluegrass roots that
first inspired him. tonytrischka.com
Twisted Pine (Fri)
Twisted Pine formed while studying at the
Berklee College of Music. After realizing the
incredible chemistry they had together, they
secured a monthly residency at the renowned
Cantab Lounge where they honed their
chops, repertoire, and group sound, quickly
becoming immersed in the vibrant Boston
bluegrass community. Adam Moore belts out
songs while playing standup bass; fiddler
Kathleen Parks sassily provides solos; and
guitarist and songwriter Rachel Sumner delivers original stories of the trials of the working man. Add Dan Bui on mandolin and Ricky
Mier on 5-string banjo, and you get a fabulous band sound. In 2014 they won both the
FreshGrass and Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Special band competitions, and recently received a grant from the Iguana
Music Fund at Club Passim to record their
debut full length album in Nashville at Compass Records Studio. twistedpinemusic.com

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Lucy Weberling (Fri/Sat)


Musician, festivarian and yoga instructor
Lucy Weberling, of Festival Yoga/Inner Smile
Promotions, leads her popular yoga sessions
each morning at the Catskill Stage, often with
more100 participants or more. Come stretch
your body, calm your mind, and energize your
spirit. A 500-hour certified yoga instructor,
Lucy was educated at Kripalu Center for Yoga
and Health in Lenox, Mass. Shes also a member of Yoga Alliance, the professional organization that maintains the integrity of yoga
teaching. Lucy is a bluegrass musician, a
Leadership Bluegrass Alumni Committee
member and an avid festival-goer. She is
well-versed in the rigors of festival life: long
hours, precious little sleep, and lots of pickin.
Bring your mat, stretch and relax to the accompaniment of the ever-evolving Lotus Blossom Special. www.festivalyoga.com
Eric Weissberg (Fri)
Grammy winner Eric Weissberg was a founding of The Greenbriar Boys, and had a Nationwide #1 hit with Dueling Banjos. As a top
New York studio musician, Eric did over six
thousand sessions for such diverse artists as
Bob Dylan, Barbra Streisand, John Denver,
Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Arlo, The Talking
Heads, Bruce Springsteen, Doc Watson, Judy
Collins, Jim Croce, Rick Danko and many
others.
The Wiles (Fri)
The Wiles are comprised of 2 fiddles, 2 guitars, 1 doghouse bass, and 3 intertwining
voices. Their repertoire reaches across the
breadth of American roots music, from centuries-old Appalachian ballads to classic
country and contemporary Americana songwriting. Ellie Buckland and Isa Burke met as
kids and began playing songs and traditional
fiddle tunes together. The Wiles was born
when upright bassist Mali Obomsawina
fellow Mainer schooled in folk, jazz, and pop
joined the band a year later. They bring soul,
energy, depth, and effervescent vocal harmonies to honest music thatblends the old
and the new. They were recently named the
Red Line Roots Favorite Find of 2014, and they
were awarded a grant from the Iguana Music
Fund to make their debut album, coming in
2015. thewiles.org
Wood & Wire (Thurs/Fri)
In 2011, Wood & Wire exploded onto Austins
bluegrass and old-time-music scene and
quickly gained a national fan base through
appearances at Grey Fox, Austin City Limits,
and the IBMA World of Bluegrass. The bands
influences range from Led Zeppelin to Doc
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Watson. Dominic Fisher, a New York native


with a degree in Jazz Studies on Double Bass
from Ithaca College, formed the group along
with guitarist Tony Kamel, whose rich, textured vocals provide the lead for the group. In
2012, the two added banjoist Trevor Smith,
who had been playing music with Fisher,
Kamel and other local musicians at a weekly
bluegrass jam at Austins Flipnotics. Wood &
Wire rounded out the quartet last May with
the addition of mandolinist, Billy Bright, a veteran player who has worked with Peter
Rowan, Tony Rice, and Vassar Clements.
woodandwirebandmusic.com
Wrong is Right (Thurs)
Wrong Is Right is a blend of mandolin, fiddle
and upright bass, played by Jake Howard,
Sumaia Jackson and Mike Gaisbacher respectively. These 3 vibrant players and tunewriters met through a love of roots music at
Berklee College of Music. Through their poise
and witty personalities, they bring their music
to life. Infusing many American roots music
styles with combined skill and finesse on their
instruments, Wrong Is Right is carving a path
through the contemporary acoustic scene.
With driving groove and elegant melodic interpretation, they explore the converging aspects of bluegrass, jazz and other roots
music. facebook.com/wrongisrightstringband
The Zolla Boys (Fri/Sat)
The Zolla Boys are clearly the most freshfaced artists youll see on the 2015 Grey Fox
stage. The Boys, who were thrilled to be part
of last years festival, are brothers Ben Zolla,
age 14, on guitar and voice, and Sam Zolla,
13, on mandolin. They are joined by their dad,
Larry Zolla, on guitar, bass and backup
vocals. The Torrington, CT, siblings make you
believe every word when they harmonize
about Blue Ridge Mountain homes and rustic
cabins. The young Zollas draw inspiration
from the Louvin Brothers, the Stanley Brothers and the Del McCoury Band. They are fans
of Blue Highway, Frank Solivan, and, of
course, the Gibson Brothers, who are family
friends. Catch them at the Family Stage
entertaining young and old alike and on the
High Meadow Stage on Sunday for A Taste of
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The mountains of Nepal have a traditional music, much like that of Appalachian old-time, that is
expanding and incorporating new ideas of improvisation much like our Appalachian music did as
it evolved into bluegrass. Shyam Nepali, master of the sarangi (Nepali fiddle), comes from a long
line of virtuosos. His music embraces both traditional Nepali music and innovative modern
trends. Joining him is mandolinist Tara Linhardt, a bluegrass musician from the mountains of Virginia who has traveled to Nepal for 20 years to embrace Himalayan culture. Raj Kapoor, playing
traditional Nepali drums, has served as the Music and Dance Director at the Dance Theater of
Nepal in NYC for many years. The trio plays traditional Appalachian and Nepali tunes, weaving
their own melodies, backgrounds and textures into a rich tapestry of East meets West. Dont
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the group. Saturday, their set will be at the Grass Roots Stage. mountainmusicproject.com

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Jack Cornell
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Robyn Guimont
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Natalie Hughes
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Jordan Hurd
Miles Hurley
Lisa Husted
Stephen Ide
Ann Iijima
Tom Imms
Thomas Ireland
Caroline Isachsen
Kai Isachsen
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Lucinda Mellen
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Ginger Smith
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Alex Soures
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Andy Spekke
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