Baldcypress Bluegrass Festival
|Date:||May 21, 2016|
Location: Delaware Wild Lands Roman Fisher Farm 24558 Cypress Road Frankford, DE
Baldcypress Bluegrass Festival: A Benefit for Delaware Wild Lands
5 Bands and 6 hours of music
Craft Brews & Food Trucks
Tix include tours of the Great Cypress Swamp
Headliner: Grammy-nominated musician, Courtney Hartman, guitarist and vocalist for the all-female foursome, Della Mae.
Bands for jammin' all day: Kindred Spirits, Saltwater Stringband, Flatland Drive, and a group formed for this festival called New and Spare Fools (featuring Mickey Justice and Todd Smith of Such Fools, Jon Simmons and Martin Wirtz of New and Used Bluegrass, and Wes Parks of No Spare Time.)
The Baldcypress Bluegrass Festival is a benefit event for Delaware Wild Lands (DWL). The festival grounds will be the scenic Roman Fisher Farm at the edge of the Great Cypress Swamp, the largest contiguous forest on the Delmarva Peninsula. DWL owns and manages 11,000 acres of the Swamp.
A bevy of food trucks will offer a menu provided by: Mr. Bar-B-Que, BK Catering, Vinnie’s Pizza Truck, and ice cream for dessert from Vanderwende Farm Creamery. Local craft beer will be sponsored by Crooked Hammock and Dogfish.
Please bring a lawn chair for listening to music. Picnic tables will be available for eating.
Beyond the music, festival activities will include games, vendors and tours. Tickets to the Baldcypress Bluegrass Festival include the opportunity to jump on a guided bus tour looping through the Great Cypress Swamp. Local experts will be on hand to answer questions and talk about how DWL is restoring wildlife habitat in this unusual ecosystem.
Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the gate (if not sold out)