Midsummer Bluegrass Festival - August 4, 5, 6, 7th 2016

Thursday, August 4th

John Gillette & Sarah Mittlefehldt Kick Off This Year’s Festival
John Gillette & Sarah Mittlefehldt Kick Off This Year’s Festival
Opening Night Performances inside Cozy Cove
5pm: John Gillette & Sarah Mittlefehldt
Grounded in the Old Field of Grassroots Music & Nourished by the Sounds of the 21st Century john-gillette-sarah-mittlefehldt-02
6pm: Sparrow Tree Bluegrass
Standard Bearers Of Bluegrass Music’s Future From Marquette, Michigan sparrow-tree-bluegrass
7pm: The Allen Coté Band
allen-coteWAMI Award Winner Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer & Band Leader Originally From Austin, Texas
8pm: John Gillette & Sarah Mittlefehldt
Grounded in the Old Field of Grassroots Music & Nourished by the Sounds of the 21st Century john-gillette-sarah-mittlefehldt-02
9pm: Sparrow Tree Bluegrass
Standard Bearers Of Bluegrass Music’s Future From Marquette, Michigan sparrow-tree-bluegrass
10pm: The Allen Coté Band
allen-coteWAMI Award Winner Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer & Band Leader Originally From Austin, Texas
11pm: John Gillette & Sarah Mittlefehldt
Grounded in the Old Field of Grassroots Music & Nourished by the Sounds of the 21st Century john-gillette-sarah-mittlefehldt-02
12am: Sparrow Tree Bluegrass
Standard Bearers Of Bluegrass Music’s Future From Marquette, Michigan sparrow-tree-bluegrass
1am: The Allen Coté Band
allen-coteWAMI Award Winner Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer & Band Leader Originally From Austin, Texas

Friday, August 5th

Main Stage performances from 10am until 9pm
10am: John Gillette & Sarah Mittlefehldt
Grounded in the Old Field of Grassroots Music & Nourished by the Sounds of the 21st Century john-gillette-sarah-mittlefehldt-02
11am: John Gillette & Sarah Mittlefehldt
Grounded in the Old Field of Grassroots Music & Nourished by the Sounds of the 21st Century john-gillette-sarah-mittlefehldt-02
12pm: Hand-Picked Bluegrass
Down-Home Tomahawk Wisconsin Bluegrass: Precise Picking & Harmonious Vocals hand-picked-bluegrass
1pm: Sparrow Tree Bluegrass
Standard Bearers Of Bluegrass Music’s Future From Marquette, Michigan sparrow-tree-bluegrass
2pm: The Allen Coté Band
allen-coteWAMI Award Winner Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer & Band Leader Originally From Austin, Texas
3pm: Lost & Found
Legendary Virginia-based Bluegrass Band. Lead by Bluegrass troubadour Allen Mills: Get lost in their songs, find a treasure chest of Bluegrass music
4pm: Hand-Picked Bluegrass
Down-Home Tomahawk Wisconsin Bluegrass: Precise Picking & Harmonious Vocals hand-picked-bluegrass
5pm: Open Mic
This is the time for you to take the stage, test your songs and be heard.
6pm: Sparrow Tree Bluegrass
Standard Bearers Of Bluegrass Music’s Future From Marquette, Michigan sparrow-tree-bluegrass
7pm: Lost & Found
Legendary Virginia-based Bluegrass Band. Lead by Bluegrass troubadour Allen Mills: Get lost in their songs, find a treasure chest of Bluegrass music
8pm: The Allen Coté Band
allen-coteWAMI Award Winner Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer & Band Leader Originally From Austin, Texas
Lost & Found
Lost & Found
Cozy Cove performances from 9pm until 2am
9pm: Sparrow Tree Bluegrass
Standard Bearers Of Bluegrass Music’s Future From Marquette, Michigan sparrow-tree-bluegrass
10:30pm: Lost & Found

Legendary Virginia-based Bluegrass Band. Lead by Bluegrass troubadour Allen Mills: Get lost in their songs, find a treasure chest of Bluegrass music

11:30pm: Hand-Picked Bluegrass

Down-Home Tomahawk Wisconsin Bluegrass: Precise Picking & Harmonious Vocals

hand-picked-bluegrass

1am: The Allen Coté Band
allen-coteWAMI Award Winner Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer & Band Leader Originally From Austin, Texas

Saturday, August 6th

Main Stage performances from 10am until 9pm
10am: Hand-Picked Bluegrass
Down-Home Tomahawk Wisconsin Bluegrass: Precise Picking & Harmonious Vocals hand-picked-bluegrass
11am: Bluegrass Express

Bluegrass Express was formed in 1980 by the father - son team of Gary and Greg Underwood. The band has been in existence and performed extensively ever since, from Michigan to Mississippi and all points in between. Featuring the tight harmony that can only be found in a family band along with the superbly proficient instrumentation, a live performance is certain to delight audiences of all ages.

bluegrass-express

12pm: The Allen Coté Band

allen-coteWAMI Award Winner Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer & Band Leader Originally From Austin, Texas

1pm: Lost & Found
Legendary Virginia-based Bluegrass Band. Lead by Bluegrass troubadour Allen Mills: Get lost in their songs, find a treasure chest of Bluegrass music
2pm: Hand-Picked Bluegrass

Down-Home Tomahawk Wisconsin Bluegrass: Precise Picking & Harmonious Vocals

hand-picked-bluegrass

3pm: Piper Road Spring Band
Four Time WAMI Award Winners return to Cozy Cove after 26 years.
4pm: Bluegrass Express

Bluegrass Express was formed in 1980 by the father - son team of Gary and Greg Underwood. The band has been in existence and performed extensively ever since, from Michigan to Mississippi and all points in between. Featuring the tight harmony that can only be found in a family band along with the superbly proficient instrumentation, a live performance is certain to delight audiences of all ages.

bluegrass-express

5pm: Piper Road Spring Band
Four Time WAMI Award Winners return to Cozy Cove after 26 years.
6pm: Lost & Found
Legendary Virginia-based Bluegrass Band. Lead by Bluegrass troubadour Allen Mills: Get lost in their songs, find a treasure chest of Bluegrass music
7pm: Best Westerns
Milwaukee’s Kings & Queens of Western Swing & Hillbilly Jazz
8pm: Hand-Picked Bluegrass
Down-Home Tomahawk Wisconsin Bluegrass: Precise Picking & Harmonious Vocals hand-picked-bluegrass
Piper Road Spring Band
Piper Road Spring Band
Cozy Cove performances from 9pm until 2am
9pm: Bluegrass Express

Bluegrass Express was formed in 1980 by the father - son team of Gary and Greg Underwood. The band has been in existence and performed extensively ever since, from Michigan to Mississippi and all points in between. Featuring the tight harmony that can only be found in a family band along with the superbly proficient instrumentation, a live performance is certain to delight audiences of all ages.

bluegrass-express

9:30pm: The Allen Coté Band (Under Tent/By Campfire)

allen-coteWAMI Award Winner Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer & Band Leader Originally From Austin, Texas

10pm: Piper Road Spring Band
Four Time WAMI Award Winners return to Cozy Cove after 26 years.
11pm: Lost & Found
Legendary Virginia-based Bluegrass Band. Lead by Bluegrass troubadour Allen Mills: Get lost in their songs, find a treasure chest of Bluegrass music
12am: Best Westerns
Milwaukee’s Kings & Queens of Western Swing & Hillbilly Jazz
1:30am: The Allen Coté Band
allen-coteWAMI Award Winner Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer & Band Leader Originally From Austin, Texas
Lost & Found
Lost & Found
3:30pm : Bluegrass Q & A Workshop

Inside Cozy Cove Tavern & Restaurant

The Bluegrass Institute of the Northwoods Presents a Question & Answer Workshop inside the Cozy Cove featuring Lost & Found.

Sunday, August 7th

10am: Bluegrass Express

Bluegrass Express was formed in 1980 by the father - son team of Gary and Greg Underwood. The band has been in existence and performed extensively ever since, from Michigan to Mississippi and all points in between. Featuring the tight harmony that can only be found in a family band along with the superbly proficient instrumentation, a live performance is certain to delight audiences of all ages.

bluegrass-express

11am: Lost & Found

Legendary Virginia-based Bluegrass Band. Lead by Bluegrass troubadour Allen Mills: Get lost in their songs, find a treasure chest of Bluegrass music