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Signature Sounds Presents is thrilled to announce the first annual Back Porch Bluegrass Festival at the beautiful Pines Theater at Look Park. Since the Back Porch Festival's inception in 2014 at Northampton's Academy of Music, the festival has always showcased
the best in Americana roots music. There will be food trucks, beer, wine.
Kids 10 and under are free.
This year's festival will feature bluegrass music on two stages:
Del McCoury Band
Sierra Hull & Justin Moses
Tony Trischka with Michael Daves & Bruce Molsky
Brennen Leigh & Noel Mckay
Rose & The Bros
Past Back Porch festival performers have included Roseanne Cash, Marty Stuart, Della Mae, Molly Tuttle, Anais Mitchell, Deer Tick,
Los Lobos, The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Josh Ritter, Sarah Jarosz, Tim O'Brien, Steep Canyon Rangers, and many more.
Back Porch Radio host Jim Olsen has been on the airwaves WRSI since 1984, serving as the station's program and music director from 1985-1996. When the station moved to Northampton, MA in 1996 and became 93.9 The River, the Back Porch came with it. The program's eclectic mix of new and classic country, bluegrass, folk, blues and all forms of American roots music has been a constant
for over 25 years.
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