Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Photos from the 9th International Bühl Bluegrass Festival, 13-14 May 2011

The 9th International Bühl Bluegrass Festival, held on 13-14 May 2011 in Bühl, Germany, was a great success and has received extensive and positive press coverage, including a major interview with Doyle Lawson by Friedrich Hog, president of the German Bluegrass Music Association, which can be seen (in German) on the festival website.

Thanks to Walter Fuchs, the festival's director and MC, for photos from the festival. More photos can be seen here. A long report by Lilly Pavlak on the Czech-language Music Open website, with more photos, can be seen here.

Doyle Lawson, headliner with his band Quicksilver; Walter Fuchs, festival director and MC; Pawel Minakowski, Polish journalist (photo from Pawel Minakowski; all other photos by Lilly Pavlak)

Horseless carriages in the streets of Bühl; Stewart Johnson of the Toy Hearts can be seen in the leading vehicle

The audience in the Bürgerhaus Neuer Markt auditorium

Saturday night finale: Doyle Lawson and Greg Cahill at the mike