2019 Berkeley Bluegrass Festival

For the fourth year, the Freight & Salvage celebrates incredible talent with the Berkeley Bluegrass FestivalMay 16-19, 2019. Programmed by Grammy-award winner Laurie Lewis and The Freight’s program director Peter Williams, Berkeley Bluegrass Festival brings together leaders of the genre, up-and-coming artists, and music fans for three days of concerts, jams, free workshops, and good old-fashioned merriment to kick off the summer music festival season.

Free workshops, jams and other activities (including a youth jam, sing-along, and family squaredance) will be offered throughout the weekend.

SHOWS

All shows take place at Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St in the Littlefield Room, our state of the art listening room, except for Gallery Stage performances which take place in the Freight & Salvage lobby before show time. Three Day Passes available (advance purchase only).

THURSDAY, MAY 16TH • DOORS: 7:00 PM / SHOW: 8:00 PM

Festival Preview Night

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FRIDAY, MAY 17TH • DOORS: 7:00 PM / SHOW: 8:00 PM

Hot Buttered Rum

Front Country

Blue Summit

High Water Line (on the Gallery Stage)

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SATURDAY, MAY 18TH • DOORS: 7:00 PM / SHOW: 8:00 PM

The Earls of Leicester

The Kathy Kallick Band

Fog Holler

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SUNDAY, MAY 19TH • DOORS: 6:00 PM / SHOW: 7:00 PM

Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands with Special Guest Jerry Douglas

Amy Scher & Hailey Pexton

North Country Blue (on the Gallery Stage)

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FREE WORKSHOPS, JAMS & ACTIVITIES

Saturday May 18th

Workshop schedule TBA

Sunday May 19th

1pm Bluegrass Classics Sing-Along with High Country

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