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Wintergrass Music Festival Returns to Bellevue for Fourth Year

Wintergrass Bellevue Hyatt
More than 150 regional and national musicians will perform bluegrass during the upcoming Wintergrass Music Festival in downtown Bellevue.

Wintergrass 2013 will run from Thursday, Feb. 28, through Sunday, March 3, at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, located at 900 Bellevue Way NE. Tickets are available online.

The annual four-day festival will feature 29 bands performing bluegrass as well as Gypsy jazz, Celtic music, Old-Timey tunes, Brazilian choro, and acoustic string music. The family-friendly event includes 75 free workshops for all ages.

This year — the 20th anniversary of Wintergrass — is the fourth time the festival has been held in Bellevue. The festival originated in Tacoma and has become one of the biggest bluegrass events in the country.

This year’s Wintergrass line-up includes:

  • The Seldom Scene - Saturday & Sunday
  • The David Grisman Sextet - Friday
  • Peter Rowan and The Travelin’ McCourys - Friday
  • California - Friday & Saturday
  • Darol Anger and the Furies - Saturday & Sunday
  • Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands - Thursday & Saturday
  • Della Mae - Friday, Saturday, & Sunday
  • The Cleverlys - Saturday & Sunday
  • Sarah Jarosz with Alex Hargreaves (fiddle) & Nat Smith (cello) -Thursday & Saturday
  • 18 South - Saturday & Sunday
  • Hills to Holler - Thursday & Sunday
  • Mollie O’Brien & Rich Moore - Friday
  • The Kenny and Amanda Smith Band - Thursday & Saturday
  • Spinney Brothers - Thursday & Friday
  • Mamajowali (Joe Craven, Mamadou Sidibe, Walter Strauss) - Saturday
  • Matuto - Friday & Saturday
  • Pert Near Sandstone - Friday & Saturday
  • The Deadly Gentlemen - Thursday, Friday, & Saturday
  • The Paperboys - Friday & Saturday
  • Polecat - Saturday
  • The Student Loan - Friday & Saturday
  • Wayward Vessel - Friday & Saturday
  • Tim Connell & Jack Dwyer - Thursday & Friday
  • The Modern Grass - Thursday & Friday
  • North Country Bluegrass - Friday & Saturday
  • Kevin Brown & The Beloved Country - Saturday
  • The Howdy Boys - Saturday
  • Pickled Okra - Saturday
  • Highway Home - Sunday

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About the Author: Lauren is a freelance journalist who lives in Bellevue, Washington.

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