Lots of pickin' at Americana music festival


Another nice article about our festival by the Portland Press Herald By Ellie Cole

SOUTH HIRAM - Mark Gardner of Plympton, Mass., didn't seem too worried about the heat this weekend. His recreational vehicle had air conditioning.

Not all of the campers were blessed with the technology in their tents or RVs, but that didn't stop them from setting up camp for the Ossipee Valley Music Festival at the Ossipee Valley Fairgrounds this weekend.

Back for its 13th year, the event, which used to be called a bluegrass festival, changed its name to reflect the broader range of music now offered. There is still a lot of bluegrass in the lineup, but the music is what founder and director Bill Johnson would call "acoustic-based Americana music."...

Click on the link below for the rest of the article,a nice video and some great photos!

http://www.pressherald.com/news/lots-of-pickin-at-americana-music-fest_2011-07-23.html

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A great Portland Press Herald article to start the festival with by Ray Routhier
Another nice article about our festival by the Portland Press Herald By Ellie Cole
You've been asking for it so here it comes!
The Ossipee Valley Music Festival joins MainePerforms! a state-wide initiative to promote the performing arts in Maine.