Our first Yorkshire Americana & Bluegrass Day will feature performances by some outstanding bluegrass and Americana bands from the USA and UK and we’re also planning participatory workshops in harmony singing, Appalachian step dance and mandolin (and possibly more!). The event will run 2pm – 11pm approx. Please check back for full timings and details over the coming weeks. We want to acknowledge the generous support of the Arts Council who have granted us some Project Grants funding to help make this event a success.
Advance tickets £30. (£20 for under 16s). Tickets are on sale now online (note 10% booking fee online) and paper tickets are also available at Marsden Library inside the Mechanics building.
More about our planned performance line-up: visit our mini fest page for more info and video clips!
*AJ Lee & Blue Summit* – sensational contemporary bluegrass & Americana from California
*Jaywalkers* – outstanding musicianship and songwriting from one of the UK’s finest folk-Americana bands
*Zoe & Cloyd* – a superbly performed blend of acoustic Americana, folk and bluegrass from North Carolina
*Tilter Wheel* – barnstorming British bluegrass band
Marsden is a scenic village nestled in the Pennine hills 8 miles west of Huddersfield. It has excellent transport links, with direct trains to Huddersfield (10 minutes) and Manchester (40 minutes). Our venue Marsden Mechanics is in the heart of this vibrant village. There will be a real ale bar at the event and there are numerous pubs, cafes and restaurants close at hand.
Advance tickets £30. (£20 for under 16s). Tickets are on sale now online (see link) – please note 10% booking fee online. Paper tickets are also available now at Marsden Library inside the Mechanics building.
Thanks to our funding and sponsorship partners
We want to acknowledge the generous support of the Arts Council who have awarded us some funding from their Project Grants Grassroots Music fund. Huge thanks to them for supporting live music and community events like this one. We are also grateful for sponsorship contributions from the British Bluegrass Music Association and from Eagle Music Shop. Visit our full mini fest page for more details about our sponsors. We still need to sell lots of tickets to make the books balance, so please support us by booking your tickets in advance!