Awendaw Green and 105.5 The Bridge are bringing back the Charleston Bluegrass Festival on April 7th and 8th at Middleton Place Woodlands. The event will provide for two days and two nights of bluegrass music, food trucks, craft beer, family camping and Lowcountry fun. Friday’s musical performers are The Grass Is Dead, The Barefoot Movement, Fireside Collective, Southern Flavor Bluegrass, Southbound 17, and Steady Hand String Band. Saturday’s lineup includes Band of Ruhks, Forlorn Strangers, Dallas Baker and Friends, Flatt City, The Bushels, Triangle Bluegrass, Pinkerton and The Brinks, Violet Bell, Red Cedar Review, Daniel Patrick, The Black Iron Gathering, Cane Creek String Band, YeeHaw Junction, The Pluff Mud String Band, River Boy, and Sauratown. Gates open at noon Friday and the show goes from 5pm until midnight. Gates open at 10am on Saturday and the show goes from 12 noon -midnight.
The Charleston Bluegrass Festival has partnered with Middleton Place Woodlands, Aiken Bluegrass Festival, The Bee Cause Project and Adam Gorlitsky’s non-profit “I Got Legs”. It will be a family friendly Lowcountry music and camping event featuring two stages of regional and local bluegrass and almost bluegrass.There will be a limited number of RV hook ups, primitive camping, single day and two day tickets on an amazing 6000-acre site across from Middleton Place Gardens. There are beautiful lakes, forests and fields to enjoy. Coastal Expeditions will be on hand to demo kayaks and paddleboards.
Advance ticket prices are $15 for Friday, $25 for Saturday, $40 for a weekend pass, $200 for RV with electric, $175 for RV with no electric, $15 Campsite, $10 for a single ticket. Kids under 6 are free! Day of event tickets are $20 on Friday, $30 on Saturday, and $50 for a Weekend Pass. To purchase tickets and for more information about the event, including the full performance schedule, visit AwendawGreen.com.