Coming up next for the DCB’s is the annual Tamworth Bluegrass festival which will take place from the 9th to the 13th of June.
The festival takes place at the Bolehall Manor Club, Amington Rd, Tamworth, B77 3LH
The festival has a great lineup this year, get over to the festival, have a great time, make some new friends and support Bluegrass music in the UK!!!
Next up for the Down Counties is the Battlefield Bluegrass Festival which will be held in Naseby on the weekend of the 14th and 15th of May.
We are very excited to be asked to perform at this brand new festival!! We look forward to seeing you all there!!
Still not too late to get tickets for this event, just follow the link below.
Battlefield Bluegrass- Naseby
Wednesday evening is usually our rehearsal night. However this coming Wednesday we are all going over to Tamworth to see the amazing Cedar Hill who have traveled from the USA to entertain us.
Please visit www.tamworthbluegrass.org to purchase your tickets. Cedar Hill are as good as it gets when it comes to authentic Bluegrass music.
What a great weekend at the 10th Orwell Bluegrass festival. Great Music, good company and fabulous weather!
Hats off to Chris, Ben, and all the gang at Orwell……. you did it again! 🙂
This year we have a new UK Festival “Battlefield Bluegrass” at Naseby.
Looking forward to it 🙂
Peter Parker finishes the set at the NWBF with the “Orange Blossom Special”
This photograph was taken in the 1990’s at the Kissimee Bluegrass festival, USA. It shows Pete with the great Chubby Wise who claimed authorship of the tune Orange Blossom Special.
Polka on the Banjo, a great song and so much fun to play.
Video: Steve Bode.
Joined by our good friend Mr. Dan Norton on Mandolin, this is our version of “Ashoken Farewell”.
We will be paying a visit to the “Live Acoustic Special” on Tuesday 1st March. Always a good night, & all proceeds to Oxfam.
Where: Bar Nineteen, Golf Centre, Derby Road, Loughborough LE11 5AD
Hope to see you there. 🙂
This snap was taken on a “Live Acoustic Special” night a few years ago. As you can tell it was Christmas time and Dan our Mandolin player was stuck in Cornwall due to the heavy snow fall
We still had a fun night 🙂
Our first Festival of the season will be the Orwell Bluegrass Festival
5th – 8th May 2016