Thursday, 4 November 2010

9th International Bluegrass Festival Bühl

Angelika Torrie, in her function as co-editor of Bluegrass Europe and editor of Bluegrass Bühne, attended yesterday's press conference held in the townhall of Bühl (Germany), and reports:

At their press & media conference of Wed 3rd November, the Mayor of the beautiful city of Bühl, Mr Hans Striebel, together with Petra Ewert (head of the citie's cultural office), Walter Fuchs (festival MC) and Wolfgang Mark (media relations) announced the stellar lineup of the upcoming 9th International Bluegrass Festival Bühl, scheduled for Friday 13th and Saturday 14th May 2011 in Bühl / Baden (Germany).

The festival again is fully organised by the City of Bühl and will again be presented in the beautiful hall of the Bürgerhaus NEUER MARKT.

Faithful to the proverb "Tradition does not mean guarding the ashes, but fanning the embers", Walter Fuchs has since the 1st edition in 2003 aspired to get the best of the best artists to this festival. He now announces a spectacular lineup to top all previous festivals held:

The programme of 2011 is to feature
- Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver (USA)
- Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike (USA)
- Special Consensus (USA)
- Redgrass (CAN)
- The Toy Hearts (GB)
- Sunny Mountain Grass (CH)

Tickets may be purchased online. For more information refer to the beautiful brand new website or call +49 72 23 93 16 16.

The dates of the 10th and 11th edition of the festival were also announced for 4th/5th May 2012 and 3rd/4th May 2013. Mark your calendar!