Stroudsburg festival celebrates bluegrass music

January 23, 2014 by  

Winterfest, presented by the Pocono Bluegrass and Folk Society is taking place in Stroudsburg for three days this month.

The festival will feature concerts by some of the most well-known bluegrass artists such as Dan Paisley and the Southern Grass, Chasing Blue and The Lost Ramblers. There will also be master workshops in swing mandolin and guitar including “How to play mandolin in three years.” In addition, artists such as Chasing Blue and Ed Rainey will be hosting instrumental workshops. There is also a children’s program which will be hosted by the Monroe County Library, open mike Friday and Bandamonium. Sunday morning there is set to be a gospel program starting at 10:00 AM.

The festival kickoff on Friday night is a free event at the Driebe Freight Station that features a concert by The Lost Ramblers.

Performances will take place over the weekend on the main stage and the lounge beginning at 11:00 AM.

Flyers are available with more information about the festival. When organizers of special events need to markets special events like these they often invest in flyer printing services from Stroudsburg print companies.

Winterfest will take place at the Quality Inn from January 24 to 26. Tickets are $25 for the Saturday and $15 for Sunday; a weekend pass is $40. The master workshops are $20 each and include lunch. The children’s program at the Monroe County Library will be held on January 26; tickets are $20 which also includes lunch. To find out more about the festival, contact Pete at 570-856-245.