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Shady Grove Bluegrass Festival 2012

Shady Grove Bluegrass Festival and Flatpicking Contest ($500 top prize) Location: Broadway Farm - 13 km east of Nanton, AB on Hwy 533, then south on RR 270, then east on Twnsp Rd 162 When: Friday, August 17, 2012 to Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 6:00 PM Contact: Foothills Bluegrass Music Society Email: WebSite: For over 20 years acoustic music lovers have gathered for three days in August, in an awesome prairie setting, to: •celebrate bluegrass •listen to talented bluegrass artists •participate in workshops designed to help all levels of musicians, from novice to expert, to hone their skills •enjoy opportunities for non-stop jamming on the festival grounds and in the campground •kick back and relax •spend quality time with family and friends - camping available! The Shady Grove Bluegrass Festival runs from August 17-19, 2012. The Flatpicking Contest will be held on Sat. August 18th.. Event Details. Location: Broadway Farm