Friday, 15 August 2008

Festival reports: Písek, 25-27 July...

Lilly Drumeva (Bulgaria) on stage at Písek (photo: Lilly Pavlak)

Thanks to George Simek and his team, the first Bohemian Bluegrass Festival was held in the city of Písek on 25-27 July 2008, with over twenty bands from nine European countries taking part - the Czech and Slovak Republics, Poland, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Bulgaria, and Hungary.

Lusatian Grass (CZ) (photo: Lilly Pavlak)

Lilly Pavlak writes: 'The weather was beautiful, the music, sound, and acoustics were excellent, everything seemed to be just perfect for a great festival.' A full report by Lilly, with more pictures, is scheduled for the next issue of Bluegrass Europe.