Prospect Bluegrass, July 11-13

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The 13th annual Prospect Bluegrass Festival will be held on July 11, 12 and 13 at the Prospect Lion’s Park. The event is sponsored by the Prospect Lions.
This year there will be will be more fun than ever with some of the best bluegrass bands in Oregon, an old-fashioned barn dance and wonderful parkin’ lot pickin’ all weekend.

Festival headliners include True North from Salem, Green Mountain Bluegrass Band
from Eugene, Siskiyou Summit from the Rogue Valley, The Mighty Lonesomes from Ashland, O
Gold River from Grants Pass and local favorites, the Goldman Family Band from Eagle Point,
along with the Rogue Valley’s Old-Time Fiddlers and more.
returning to the festival will be Leon Flick, the entertaining and
award-winning Cowboy Poet with his humorous take on life.
this year’s festival will feature an Old-Fashioned Barn Dance on
Saturday night with well-known caller Todd Silverstein from Salem and
the Generic String Band from Ashland. The family-oriented dance, held
at the Prospect Community Hall, will feature squares, rounds, contras,
waltzes and kid’s dances. All ages and abilities are welcome;
instruction will be given.
Other activities at the festival
will include a Bluegrass Band Scramble on Saturday morning, a Gospel
Open-Mic on Sunday morning, Kid’s Jam on Sunday afternoon, craft booths
by regional artisans.
Enjoy a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday
morning, lunch on Saturday and Sunday by the Prospect Lionesses and
Barbecue Dinner on Saturday evening plus lots campground pickin’ all
The festival will begin on Friday, July 11 at 6p.m.
with the Dale Albee Memorial Bonfire Jam and hot dog roast. Along with
great music, hot dogs and buns, the festival’s Friday night activities
will be free to the public.
Bring your own lawn chair, no reserved seating. No dogs are allowed.
will be available. For tickets and more information about the 2008
Prospect Bluegrass Festival go to or call
Jeff Jones, Festival Coordinator at 541-488-0178.

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