Welcome to Bluegrass From the Forest

*** Our 4th annual MIDWINTER BLUEGRASS CELEBRATION happens  Saturday December 30th from 6 to 9 at the Shelton Performing Arts Center!  Performing will be Runaway Train Bluegrass Band, Chris Louquette trio with Andrew Knapp and Daniel Ullom, plus Terry Enyeart and Steelhead.  Tickets at the door: $15.00 general admission, $12.00 under 17, under 12 free with adult.  Info. 360 898 4581.  This will be a good one so set aside this date! ***



We look forward to seeing you at our 14th annual event May 18 – 20, 2018 at the Shelton Performing Arts Center and High School campus!

Check our Lineup page to see what great performers and events we have in store for you this year! It’s still in progress.

We’re planning to make a few interesting changes for 2018 – so keep checking back!

Camping at Bluegrass From the Forest

The Bluegrass From the Forest festival offers  many activities in addition to the four main multiple -band shows (in a great Performing Arts Center venue) including Master Workshops, Band Scramble Showcase (anyone can participate!) Banjo Contest, Chick Rose’s Youth School of Bluegrass, Mandolin Tasting, Marv’s Slow Jam, vendors and much more!There will be contests, all night jamming in the campground (midnight hot dogs included), and don’t forget the Showcase Stage where there’ll be open mic as well as other band performances and much more! One thing’s for sure – there is something to keep you occupied at any time throughout the weekend!

—— Are you camping on site?  The wait line has been moved from across the road from the school campus to one half mile up the road in the Church of Nazarene parking area.  There will be signs directing you there. —–

Our House Band: Runaway Train

Our House Band: Runaway Train


Interested in volunteering?  Call TJ Maki at 360 789 4994

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