Saturday, 3 January 2009
Christopher Howard-Williams and Philip Didier of the France Bluegrass Musique Association report on this year's La Roche Bluegrass Festival (29 July-2 August) in the French Alps:
We are open for applications to the festival. Please find information and application form attached. We have a new website. (If you have a website, please consider adding us as a link. Thank you.)
Some of you have already sent a CD or MP3 tracks. It is not neccessary to send again, but please complete and return the form. Deadline for applications is 31 January. You will hear back from us by mid March.
American bands playing at the festival this year are Carrie Hassler & Hard Rain and Chris & Sally Jones. One other hopefully to be confirmed. European bands playing as guests are Monogram (contest winners 2008), Vodopad and Philippe Naudot (festival committee choice), and Acousticure (winners EBMA EWOB 2008).
We wish you all an excellent new year with health, happiness, and harmony, and we look forward to hearing from you and maybe seeing you.