Bluegrass festival on tap

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Staff report


A bluegrass music festival will take place March 29-30 in the ballroom of the Park Inn, 3377 New Castle Road.

More than 20 bands will perform, with proceeds benefitting the Mahoning Valley Rescue Mission’s efforts to construct a new shelter in Youngstown.

Admission is free. The Park Inn will offer dinner specials both days.

The event will also include basket auctions with goods from local businesses, and handmade quilts and afghans, and also a raffle.

Here is the schedule:


6 p.m.: Opening ceremony

6:30 p.m.: String Theory

7 p.m.: Keep Off the Grass

7:45 p.m.: Pine Valey Boys

8:30 p.m.: Casual Hobos

9:15 p.m.: Better Late

10 p.m.: Touch of Blue

10:45 p.m.: East of Enon


12 p.m.: Opening ceremony

12:15 p.m.: Touch of Blue

1 p.m.: Allegheny Drifters

1:45 p.m.: Tug Creek

2:30 p.m.: Earth Angels

3:15 p.m.: Lost and Lonesome

4 p.m.: Family Pride

4:45 p.m.: Border Ride

5:30 p.m.: Hidden Drive

6:15 p.m.: Homegrown Grass

7 p.m.: String Theory

7:45 p.m.: Limited Edition

8:30 p.m.: Vertical Limit

9:15 p.m.: Matt Efal and RFD

10 p.m.: Gold Rush

10:45 p.m.: Copper Watch

11:30 p.m.: Wildwood Express