Bluegrass music with a Gaspesian accent!
The New Richmond Bluegrass Festival, Quebec's first and only bluegrass music festival, takes place annually during Labour Day week at the Gaspesian British Heritage Village in New Richmond (Quebec). The event brings together some of bluegrass music's top bands, the best Gaspesian traditional musicians, free camping just steps from all the music and some of the friendliest people in music to provide a unique experience to attendees.
From it's humble beginnings, the festival has slowly earned a reputation of being one of Canada's best bluegrass music festivals and draws thousands of music fans from across Canada and the United States.
We invite you to join us for a week of fun and music in a splendid natural setting.
Some of the bluegrass bands which have performed in New Richmond include:
Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band
The Bluegrass Diamonds
Ray Legere & Acoustic Horizon
Janet McGarry & Wildwood
Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice
The Spinney Brothers
Regional Performers have included:
The Clemville Kids
Manuel Castilloux & his musicians
Pamela Rooney & the Exceptions
Alex & Caro