Sunday, 17 May 2009

First Pijnackerplein Bluegrass & Country Festival, 11 July 2009

The First Pijnackerplein Bluegrass & Country Festival will be held at Pijnackerplein, in the Oude Noorden part of Rotterdam (NL), on Saturday 11 July 2009, from noon to 10.00 p.m., followed by an afterparty in the Cafe de Bel nearby.

Bands from throughout the Netherlands will perform on the picturesque bandstand in the square, including the Blue Grass Boogiemen, Hillbilly Stringpickers, and Ranch House Favourites. A special programme for children will be held till 4.00 p.m., with pony-riding, lassoing, horse-shoeing, and much more, while the Uke Box give a workshop for anyone who would like to learn to play an instrument. Barbecue will be served!

Thanks to Guido de Groot for the news. The poster (above) and many more details can be seen on the Festival website.

Update 18 May: An English-language text is now available on the website: click on the Stars and Stripes symbol on the home page.