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Nassawango Bluegrass Festival


  • Furnace Town 3816 Old Furnace Road Snow Hill, MD, 21863 United States (map)

The Nassawango Bluegrass Festival is a place for pickers to come together and celebrate the music that we hold dear.

We hope you come and pick with us September 7th, 8th, and 9th 2018. Enjoy live music, camping with friends, all day & all night jam sessions, delicious local craft beer, local artisans, amazing BBQ, and a bluegrass competition with Cash Prizes!

The Nassawango Bluegrass Festival is located at Furnace Town Living History Village. Furnace Town is located in the Pocomoke Forest on over ten acres brimming with history.

Rough tent camping will be permitted within Furnace Town in the designated camping area. This will be on a first come first serve basis. We will also offer a select few RV spots. We are a historic site; no open fires are permitted inside Furnace Town’s gates. We will have plenty of lighting for all-night jams.

Bluegrass Competition

Our competition will be held all day Saturday, September 8th.
The prizes are as follows:
Adult Categories: 1st $250, 2nd $150, 3rd $100
Youth Categories: 1st $150, 2nd $100, 3rd $50
Band: 1st $800, 2nd $600, 3rd $500
First Prize winners of each category will also receive a one-of-a-kind, handcrafted trophy made by our blacksmith.

Live Music

Friday Evening: Sarah Beth Meadows & Kellen Burger Road
Saturday: Glenville State College Bluegrass Band
Saturday Night: Nashville’s Own Johnny Campbell & The Bluegrass Drifters
Sunday: A special bluegrass gospel show Sunday morning

Bluegrass Boot Camp

Bluegrass Boot camp will be held all day Saturday. This one day camp will give young pickers a chance to hone in on their skills. As well as give them a bluegrass mentor for the day. Hosted by Glenville State College.

ALL SALES ARE FINAL
The Nassawango is an outdoor event and is RAIN or SHINE!

GATE TIMES
Friday: Grounds Open at 10am. 24 Hour Reentry.
Saturday: Gate opens at 10am for non-campers. 24 Hour Reentry.
Sunday: Gate opens at 10am for non-campers. Reentry ends at 5pm.

Daily Admission

Adult: $15.00
Child: $10.00
Senior: $12.00
Military: $12.00
Members: $7.50

Bluegrass Boot Camp - $30.00 with an adult entry

Three Day Pass (includes Camping)

Adult: $30.00
Child: $22.00
Senior: $25.00
Military: $25.00

Earlier Event: August 24
Chesapeake Ghost Walk
Later Event: September 7
Chesapeake Ghost Walk