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Tygh Valley hosts bluegrass this weekend, Sept. 27-29

FADIN’ BY NINE will be one of the bands featured at the Tygh Valley Bluegrass Jamboree this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Tygh Valley Fairgrounds. They’ll appear at 3:10 and 8 p.m. Saturday.	Contributed photo

FADIN’ BY NINE will be one of the bands featured at the Tygh Valley Bluegrass Jamboree this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Tygh Valley Fairgrounds. They’ll appear at 3:10 and 8 p.m. Saturday. Contributed photo

Bluegrass music will take center stage this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 to 29 at the Tygh Valley Bluegrass Jamboree, put on annually by the Shaniko Preservation Guild.

The event will include a showcase show-off, music workshops, a fast-track stampede, an evening round-up and, on Sunday, a bluegrass-gospel finale.

The Shaniko Preservation Guild sees preserving music as an important cultural goal. It also sponsors the Shaniko Ragtime and Vintage Music Festival in October.

This year’s class offerings include beginning guitar, beginning banjo, beginning mandolin, bass, flat pick guitar, harmonica, dobro, mandolin, banjo and fiddle.

Schedule:

Weekend admission is $30 at the gate if camping or Friday $10, Saturday $20, Saturday Eve $10, free on Sunday. Children 12 and under free, dogs EW welcome on leashes.

Friday:

6-7:15 p.m., Showcase Showoff

7:30-8:45, Hardshell Harmony

8:45-10, Fine Arts Barn Bash with Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising & Friends.

Saturday:

9 a.m., Workshops

10 a.m.-noon Band Scramble

noon-1 p.m., Lunch Break

1:10-1:45, Open mike and drawings

2 p.m., Slow Jam, by the entrance

Fast Track Stampede:

1-2:30, Neahkahnie Mountain Band (2012 Showcase winners)

2:35-3:05, Brian Oberlin

3:10-3:40, Fadin’ By Nine

3:45-4:15, The Loafers

4:20-4:50, Whistlin’ Rufus

5-6:30, Dinner Break

Bluegrass Evenin’ Roundup:

6:30-7:10, The Loafers

7:15-7:55, Brian Oberlin Trio

8-8:40, Fadin’ By Nine

8:45 to 9:30, Whistlin’ Rufus

9:30, Drawings, Grand Prize & Lifetime Pass

Sunday:

Bluegrass-Gospel Finale:

10-10:55 am, Open Mic With Phil Carrier

11-11:55, Mud Springs Gospel Band

Noon-12:55 p.m., Hardshell Harmony

1-2, Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising

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