Back to Basics Bluegrass Festival May 5 & 6

Benefit for Louisa Earthquake Victims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                   Call Bill Small, 540-967-4756

LOUISA, VA –The B2B (Back to Basics) Bluegrass Festival May 5 and 6 at Small Country Campground will benefit the Louisa Earthquake Relief Fund, helping the people in Louisa who lost their homes or had heavy damage during the 2011 earthquake, biggest in more than a century on the East Coast.  The Festival will feature nearly a dozen regional bands who are volunteering their time and talent.

Music, food, and vendors will be entertaining the crowd at this down home, back to basics festival.  Tickets are $25 for Saturday, $15 for Sunday, or $30 for the weekend, available at 540-967-2431.  Camping spaces are still available.

Bands will include such well-known local and regional groups as:  Country Poor Bluegrass Band, Country Proud, Dixie Hill Grass, Gary Shifflett & the Shenandoah Shakers, Grass & Eclectic Co., Grassland, Long Mountain Grass, The James River Cutups, The Little Mountain Boys, The Parlor Soldiers, and more.

Food vendors will be serving barbeque, hamburgers and hot dogs, kettle corn, ice cream, homemade donuts and specialty coffee, and more.  Other vendors will have a variety of items for sale.

The schedule of bands for the two-day event is posted on the B2B Facebook page.  Details and directions are available at

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