Sights and Sounds from 2012 Wintergrass Music Festival


February 23 - 26, 2012 | Hyatt Regency Bellevue



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Here are some sights and sounds from the 2012 Wintergrass Music Festival. The 4-day bluegrass music festival took place at Hyatt Regency Bellevue in downtown Bellevue and featured 4 stages with music, dance, workshops and activities for kids. [read review - Wintergrass: "A Hard Place to Suffer"]


The 2012 festival presented an eclectic lineup of traditional and contemporary bluegrass, Americana, Japanese and Italian music. The 2012 Wintergrass lineup included:
Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky • Tim O'Brien • Greensky Bluegrass • Claire Lynch • Väsen • Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice • Red Wine • Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen • The Wilders • The Kruger Brothers • Black Prairie • Darol Anger, Bruce Molsky, Rushad Eggleston • Bluegrass 45 • The Grascals • The Deadly Gentlemen • Druhá Tráva • Joe Craven • The HillBenders • Hot Buttered Rum • The Sweetback Sisters • Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys • Abby Mae & the Homeschool Boys • The Titans of Twang • Cahalen Morrison & Eli West • Anderson Family Bluegrass • Della Mae


In addition to the performances on stage, spontaneous jam sessions (a real gem of the entire festival) broke out in the hotel hallways and festival attendees were encouraged to bring their instruments and join in. This family-friendly music festival was a joyous, welcoming celebration of music for listeners, musicians and artists alike. is a proud media sponsor of the Wintergrass Music Festival.


Live Performances at 2012 Wintergrass Music Festival

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Photos from 2012 Wintergrass Music Festival

Annalisa Tornfelt of Black Prairie at 2012 Wintergrass Festival © Mark Cassidy and Nolan Lawrence of The HillBenders at 2012 Wintergrass Festival © Silvio Ferretti and Martino Coppo of Red Wine at 2012 Wintergrass Festival ©
Greg Liszt and Stash Wyslouch of The Deadly Gentlemen at 2012 Wintergrass Festival © Frank Solivan and Dirty Chicken at 2012 Wintergrass Festival © Jenni Lyn Gardner, Celia Woodsmith and Courtney Hartman of Della Mae at 2012 Wintergrass Festival ©
Fans and musicians live jamming at 2012 Wintergrass Festival © Fans and musicians live jamming at 2012 Wintergrass Festival © Fans and musicians live jamming at 2012 Wintergrass Festival ©


Updated: January 2013
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