Bluegrass From the Forest

Join us for another fantastic festival May 17 - 19, 2019!

Bluegrass From the Forest

Join us for another fantastic festival May 17 - 19, 2019!

Bluegrass From the Forest

Join us for another fantastic festival May 17 - 19, 2019!

Bluegrass From the Forest

Join us for another fantastic festival May 17 - 19, 2019!

2019 Line Up

Our line up is being assembled at this time.  The Highland Travelers has just been booked - won't want to miss this fantastic band!   Runaway Train is again the festival's host band.  Several more to come! Check back often.

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Camping / Lodging

RV dry camping & tent camping is available after 4pm on Friday. Because the festival is on a school campus, we need to wait until classes get out. Local hotels and B&Bs are also available.

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Kids Activities

The Chick Rose School of Bluegrass is a special program for kids. Children are divided into small groups according to their musical ability and are coached by advanced musicians.

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We look forward to seeing you at our 15th annual event May 17 – 19, 2019 at the Shelton Performing Arts Center and High School campus!

Camping at Bluegrass From the ForestCheck our Lineup page to see what great performers and events we have in store for you this year!

Added this year - Saturday night country dance!

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 the Chicks Kids show, open mic as well as other   performances! 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. —–

Get In Touch

Booking information, contest entry and rules, scheduling etc. contact:
Greg Linder – festival coordinator
Phone: 360 898 4581
E-mail: runawaytrainbluegrassband@hotmail.com

Business questions, vendor inquiries, lodging, etc.
Duane Wilson – Kristmas Town Kiwanis
phone: 360-426-1782

Volunteer inquiries: TJ Maki 360 789 4994