February 14-16, 2014
Asheville's annual Bluegrass First Class will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Resort near downtown Asheville.
2014 lineup includes:
Friday, Feb 14 (1-5 PM, 7 PM-Midnight): Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Russell Moore & IIIrd Time Ourt, Lou Reid & Carolina, Newton & Thomas, Crazy Water Crystals, Sons of Bluegrass
Saturday, Feb 15 (1-5 PM, 7 PM-Midnight): Dailey & Vincent, Doyle Lawrence & Quicksliver, Seldom Scene, Rambling Rooks, Appalachian Fire, Flatt Lonesome
Sunday, Feb 16 (9-11 AM): Appalachian First, Joshua's Tree, Jan Johansson & Friends
Tickets: Friday, $49, Saturday $49, 2 Days $98. The Sunday Morning "Gospel Show" is free.
Many of the area’s finest musicians from the hot local bluegrass scene, along with new, up and coming bands, will be on hand for an unparalleled weekend of superb music performances. In addition to the Grand Ballroom stage shows, many artists will entertain audiences in the cozy sunken lounge, providing fans with an opportunity to listen to the music of these musicians in a close, intimate setting. Up close and personal you’ll be with your friends - right in the middle of the stars with all conveniences nearby.
The Crowne Plaza Resort will be dedicated to bluegrass for the entire weekend. All of the hotel’s rooms will be occupied by bluegrass fans; and all of the facility’s meeting rooms will be set aside for picking and jamming. There is a “quiet” block consisting of a few sleeping rooms which the hotel has set aside for those who wish to relax in a no-jamming zone.
Everyone staying at the Crowne Plaza Resort must purchase a minimum of 2 tickets per room, maximum of 4) and have a minimum 2-night stay of Friday and Saturday. All tickets associated with Crowne Plaza room reservations must be purchased before checking in (even if you have advance reservations). All persons having Crowne Plaza reservations will be guaranteed the availability to purchase a minimum of two (2) and a maximum of four (4) tickets per room reserved.
For tickets and more info: www.bluegrassfirstclass.com