Past Events

Bluegrass Heritage Festival – September 6, 2008

South Oaks Baptist Church
5925 U. S. Highway 287, Arlington Texas  76017

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The first Bluegrass Heritage Festival was held on Saturday, September 6, 2008 at South Oaks Baptist Church in Arlington, Texas.  The Festival featured Mark Phillips and Third Generation, Hickory Hill, Blue River, Ellis County Bluegrass, Grassville, Nickelville Road, Salt Rock Rounders, Grass Notes Band, and The Grubb Family.  The instructional workshop schedule consisted of banjo, mandolin, guitar, clawhammer banjo, and songwriting workshops that were well attended.  South Oaks Baptist Church provided food and drinks for the day, and the on-site exhibitors and vendors included iWearBluegrass.com, Fitch Banjos, and the Southwest Bluegrass Club.  We had a great crowd that enjoyed the beautiful weather and excellent facilities.  Jamming went on all afternoon and late into the night, long after the music on stage had ended.

The Special Consensus In Concert – May 3, 2008

with Blue Moon Drive featuring The Gerald Jones
Sons of Hermann Hall
3414 Elm Street, Dallas, Texas 75226

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On Saturday night, May 3, 2008, the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation held its inaugural bluegrass music event featuring The Special Consensus and Blue Moon Drive at the historic Sons of Hermann Hall near downtown Dallas.  Current IBMA President Greg Cahill (founder of The Special Consensus) and his band put on a great show for the crowd.  “The pleasure was truly ours,” said Cahill.  “We were honored to be featured for your first event.  We certainly enjoyed the evening with a wonderfully responsive audience and great music of Blue Moon Drive.  I hope we can work to support the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation another time!”

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