(July 12, 2016) – The Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival is a “who’s who” of Bluegrass, and will take place this weekend (July 14-17) in Oak Hill. The festival is expected to host 40+ live bands on five stages, workshops, an emerging artist showcase, dancing, children’s performers, bluegrass academy for kids, camping, crafts, food and much more.
To view the festival lineup, CLICK HERE.
Participating at this year’s festival is NYC-based Brazilian Bluegrass band Matuto. Matuto (ma-two-toe) is Brazilian slang for “country bumpkin”. The group is emerging as one of the world’s hottest international touring acts. Recently awarded the title of “American Musical Ambassadors” by the U.S. State Department, Matuto has been hailed as “seductively cross cultural” by the Chicago Tribune, and praised by the Sun Times as “the height of world music sophistication.
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Matuto will continue their North American Tour into the Fall, after 30 Summer shows, and a 5 week long Spring tour across Africa that brought the band to Mozambique, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Cameroon, and Senegal. The group has performances scheduled in New York City, Kentucky, D.C., Illinois, Iowa, Chicago, Connecticut, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and other cities along the East Coast.
For more information about the festival, or to purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.