Didmarton Bluegrass Festival

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Didmarton Bluegrass Festival
GenreBluegrass music
Location(s)United Kingdom
Years active1988-present
WebsiteDidmarton Bluegrass Festival

The Didmarton Bluegrass festival is held annually on the first weekend after the August bank holiday in the United Kingdom. It was originally staged at the Holford Arms, Knockdown, near Didmarton,[1] Gloucestershire, England, for many years, before moving to nearby Kemble Airport in 2004. As of 2010, it had been running for 22 years.[2]

Many big names from the world of bluegrass have performed at Didmarton in the past including Blue Highway, Mollie O'Brien,[3] Nashville Bluegrass Band, Peter Rowan, Roland White, Steve Kaufman and Sally van Meter.[4]

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  1. ^ "In a Happy Daze at Knockdown". Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard. 16 August 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  2. ^ "Wiltshire Times Preview Didmarton Bluegrass Festival".
  3. ^ "Festival presents authentic US and UK bluegrass". Wiltshire Times. 16 August 2007. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  4. ^ "21 years of Didmarton Bluegrass Festival 2009 at Kemble Airport". Explore Gloucestershire. Retrieved 19 August 2020.

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