Sunday, 25 February 2007

Bluegrass events in Surrey, England

Easter Saturday and Sunday (7 and 8 April) is the Bluegrass Plus Club's Bluegrass Weekend at the Netherne Sports Ground, Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 1NE, England.

Events on Saturday run from 11.00 a.m. to 11.00 p.m. Tickets (on the door) are £10, to include Pickin' or Clickin' (Clickin'=Spectator) and Concert: Deep River Band, Buffalo, the Biggin Hillbillies, plus more.

Events on Sunday run from 11.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. Tickets (on the door) are £5: Pickin' or Clickin' and scratch bands. A weekend ticket costs £12. Contact Sheila Tassie by phone (+44 (0)1737 551191) or e-mail.

On Saturday 4 August and Sunday 5 August, the Surrey Mini Bluegrass Festival takes place at Mickleham Village Hall, Dell Close, Mickleham, near Dorking, Surrey. Picking runs from 12 noon Saturday to 8.00 p.m. Sunday. The concerts (Saturday evening from 7.00 p.m.; Sunday afternoon from 3.00 p.m.) will feature Pete Stanley, Deep River Band, Buffalo, Tap Roots & Wood, Wire and Words, more bands to be confirmed, and surprise guests.

Tickets: £10 per day; £12 for the weekend. Contact Chrissy Forbes by phone (+44 (0)1737 813089; mobile 07799 442416).