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    30th Annual Winter Bluegrass Festival

    • Date: February 22, 2019 - February 23, 2019
    • Time: 12:00 PM to 11:59 PM
    • Admission: $30-50 for daily or weekend pass
    • Location: Wichita Marriott Hotel
      9100 Corporate Hills Drive, Wichita, KS 67207

    Join us for the Kansas Bluegrass Association's 30th Annual Winterfest Bluegrass Festival, Feb 22 & 23, at the lovely Marriott in Wichita KS. Performers include Grammy award winning singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tim O'Brien and Jan Fabricius, IBMA's Emerging Artist of the Year VOLUME 5, old-time band Short Round String Band, high energy bluegrass band The Baker Family, traditional and gospel favorite Spring Street, and our very own KBA Treblemakers.
    Music workshops kick-off on Friday afternoon with a beginner slow jam, then continue Sat morning with a kid-friendly instrument petting zoo for all ages, a songwriting workshop with Tim O'Brien (worth the weekend pass just for this workshop!), fiddle workshop with Betse Ellis, old-time banjo workshop with Clarke Wyatt, and more! Nearly around-the-clock bluegrass AND old-time jamming at all skill levels is also included with your ticket price. Join us!
    Advance tickets can be purchased at
    Reserve your hotel room now as well. Go to our website and easily book your room online. A link is provided on both the main page and event page. The reduced "bluegrass rate" is $105 per night (for 2/21 -2/23 only) or call the Marriott directly at 316-651-0333. Be sure to request the special bluegrass rate with booking!