|Rhonda Vincent & the Rage|
Rhonda Vincent & the Rage will be on the festival's main stage for a 90 minute show on Friday August 30.
Rhonda has won numerous awards throughout her career including four Grammy awards for "Best Bluegrass Album" and several International Bluegrass Music Association awards for "Entertainer of the Year", "Song of the Year", "Recorded Event of the Year" (three times), and "Female Vocalist of the Year" (eight times).
|The Deer Creek Boys|
In addition to Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, the festival will feature the Deer Creek Boys (Amherst, Virginia), the Tennessee Mafia Jug Band (Nashville, Tennessee), Ray Legere & Acoustic Horizon (Sackville, New Brunswick). the Bluegrass Diamonds (Memramcook, New Brunswick), the Bluegrass Unit (Bridgewater, Nova Scotia) and more to be announced soon.
Rough camping from Saturday August 24 to Monday September 2 is included with the purchase of your festival pass and a limited number of reserved campsites (rough camping in section A) just a few steps from all the music are available at a cost of $30 for the entire week.
For attendees who wish to stay on site but don't have their own RV or tent, the festival now offers tent rentals in designated camping areas on site.
Classic country show on Wednesday
Don't miss our popular classic country music evening on Wednesday (August 28) in the barn. Performers will include Eddie Leblanc, Roger Lee Martin, Nancy Vignola and more.
Late night pro-am shows in the barn
A new addition last year, these shows which allow amateur pickers to join their favorite musicians on stage were extremely popular with the amateur and pro musicians alike. Selected band get the show underway but are soon joined by other band members as well as amateur musicians to play late into the night.
Saturday After Hours show
Join the Clemville Kids in the Barn for their late night show which has become a tradition at the festival. The "kids" play country and bluegrass hits in their own style and the dance floor is always full!
About the New Richmond Bluegrass Festival
Founded in 2003, the New Richmond Bluegrass Festival was nominated for an International Bluegrass Music Award as "Event of the Year" in 2016 at the World of Bluegrass in Raleigh (North Carolina) and has earned a reputation as being one of Canada's best bluegrass music festivals.
The event takes place annually during the week leading up to Labour Day at Beautiful Duthie Point Festival Park in New Richmond (Quebec).