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Sun Oct 15th 1:00PM
 
Applecrest Farms
43rd Annual Apple Harvest Festival
133 Exeter Road
Hampton Falls, NH 03844
 
2017 marks the 43rd year running that Applecrest has invited our community to celebrate and share in the harvest. Our Festivals offer a break from the tangle of everyday living with pure and simple, honest-to-goodness family fun. They’re a time when moms and dads, grandparents and grandchildren, can reconnect with each other and with the land to make memories that last a lifetime.
 
So, grab the gang and come visit us at Applecrest where, as always, admission and parking is FREE. See you at the farm!

Our Fall festivals launch on the first weekend in September and run from 11:00a to 5:00p, both Saturday and Sunday, every weekend, through the end of October. Here’s what you can expect:

* FREE live Bluegrass music (beginning at 1:00pm)
* Pick-Your-Own Apples, Raspberries, Peaches & Pumpkins. Cut-your-own flowers too!
* Old-Fashioned ice cream with 25 local-made flavors featuring our own grown-on-the-farm fruits.
* Horse-drawn Hayrides (last ride at 4:00p)
* Children’s Petting Zoo
* Face Painting & Balloons
* Pie Eating Contests
* Apple Pie & Ice Cream
* Old-Fashioned Hot Cider Donuts
* Make-your-own Scarecrow
* Our Famous Corn Roast featuring: grilled gourmet sausages, hot dogs, hamburgers, fire-roasted corn, Maine clam chowder, fresh pressed apple cider and more.

Blackstone Valley Bluegrass   performs Sunday, October 15th

Applecrest Farms - for more info:
Tel: (603) 926-3721
Fax: (603) 926-0006
Email:  info@applecrest.com
Check out our Show Schedule for more info.

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Blackstone Valley Bluegrass

Performance Schedule

2008

Click Here for the current Tour Schedule

Tour Schedules: 2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2007  2006  2003  2002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Venue

Notes
Sat. Jan 12th 2008 7:30 PM Mill Street Brews
Steeple Coffeehouse
Pilgrim Congregational Church
15 Common St
Southboro, MA 01772
(508) 485-4847

In the Pilgrim Congregational Church.
Near the intersection of Routes 30 and 80

Last year we were a last minute fill in for our good friends Valerie and Walter Crockett.  Well, they loved us so much they just had to have us back!!   BVBB will be playing our own fiery brand of Bluegrass in this real nice, intimate coffeehouse. The best food you'll find  at any coffeehouse too! Come on out! 

UPDATE: We will be playing a double bill with Aztec Two-Step!!  We'll be starting a little earlier so we can both play a nice long set. 

SHOULD BE A GREAT NIGHT AND SURE TO SELL OUT!  GET THERE EARLY!!

Click on the Steeple for More info

$12 in advance, $15 door,
$10 seniors
 

 

Sat. Jan 26th 2008 7:00PM
Stockbridge Theater
Mini-Bluegrass Festival! 
Pinkerton Academy
5 Pinkerton St.
Derry, NH 03038
 
FEATURING: THE PINE HILL RAMBLERS, THE TOUGH CATS and  BVBB!
The first ever Bluegrass Festival will be held to help support the springtime student musician trip to Florida for a competition. Featured performers include Pine Hill Ramblers, Tough Cats and Blackstone Valley Bluegrass Band. Come out for some fun music and support Pinkerton Academy Chorus at the same time. There's going to be a Spaghetti Supper at 5pm and then the 3 bands will perform for an evening Bluegrass Festival!! Sounds like fun!  We can have a little mini-festival in the middle of the winter!!
 
This event will benefit the Pinkerton Academy Chorus they have a large trip this year that they are trying to pay for.
 
To order tickets please call 603-437-5200 ext 5112  or

Click here to order online.

Sat. Feb 2nd, 2008 8PM The Vanilla Bean Café
Corners of Routes 44, 169 & 97
Pomfret, CT  06258

BVBB is happy to return to one of our favorite venues to play.  This show will feature our smokin' HOT bluegrass and we will have our new CD for sale!!!!  The Bean is an excellent listening room, just south of the Massachusetts border in picturesque Pomfret.

This show is always a packed house so come early!! Yankee Magazine called it "One of the outstanding reasons to visit New England." The food is exquisite, and they serve beer and wine! Come for dinner and stay for us.  

Click here if you need directions
 
Tel.   860-928-1562
Sat, April 5th, 2008 7PM Tatnuck Coffeehouse
First Congregational Church
1070 Pleasant St, Worcester, MA
508-752-4635
 
BVBB will be playing a couple sets of supercharged bluegrass at the Tatnuck CoffeehouseThe Blackstone Valley Bluegrass Band - featuring the incredible picking of the Dick brothers (Dave on banjo, Bob on guitar), mandolinist Dan Nowlan, and big Ken Taylor pumping the bass!  
If you love bluegrass music and love a good time, you owe it to yourself to catch the Blackstone Valley Bluegrass Band live. Their audiences always have a blast, guaranteed! 
 
508-752-4635
Fri, May 16th, 2008
 
7:30 PM Grass Roots Coffeehouse
Rockdale Congregational Church
Fowler Road and Ash Street
Northbridge, MA
 
The Grass Roots Coffeehouse season closes out with the band that started it all here at Grass Roots. Blackstone Valley Bluegrass is becoming one the most sought after bands in New England. With powerful three and four part harmonies and fast but tasteful picking, these musicians are blazing new ground throughout the Blackstone Valley and beyond. Their first recording, “Debut” was released earlier this year. Come on down for a night of great bluegrass music. You will not be disappointed!
 
Show begins at 7:30 PM    Doors open by 6:45 PM

Bring an appetite with you! There’ll be assorted hot foods and baked goods available for purchase.

For more info, email aplandbob@aol.com,
or call Bob or Krissy at 508-234-9093. 
 
Tickets $10 at the door

$5 students, under 12 free

 

Fri, June 13th, 2008
 
8PM
1Amazing Things Arts Center  
The Amazing Firehouse
160 Hollis St
Framingham, MA 01702

BVBB will be playing 2  sets of smokin' HOT bluegrass at this very busy and successful venue for visual and performing artists.  Come on out for a great evening of music and share a laugh or two with us in this real nice, intimate coffeehouse.  You can get real close to the band too!  We always have as much fun  as possible when we play!!

Tickets available with credit card by phone at Amazing Things Arts Center Tues-Sat Noon-6pm and evenings when a volunteer is available. 508-405-ARTS. Tickets and Directions are also available on line through the web site:   http://www.amazingthings.org/
Tickets $15 at the door
 Seniors and students get a $1 discount and members of Amazing Things Arts Center get $3 discount
Children U 12 pay $8.

Thurs. July 3rd 2008

6:30PM

Thompson Summer Concert Series At the Grosvenor Dale Gazebo
Rt. 12
Grosvenor Dale, CT 06255
 
BVBB will be playing right along the river at Riverfront Park in Grosvenordale, CT.  Grosvenor Dale is a quiet hamlet in my (Dans) hometown of Thompson, CT.  Come on out to the "Quiet Corner" and see us perform under the Gazebo We'll be playing a nice long 1-1/2 hour set so don't miss it.   Click here for directions.

Free

Wed. July 9th 2008

Rain Date July 10th

7 to 9 PM

Leicester Summer Concerts Series
The Leicester Town Common
Rt. 9
Leicester, MA 01524
 
BVBB will be playing out on the Leicester Town Common which is just a perfect setting for a night out with the kids, a picnic, a blanket and a smokin' hot Bluegrass Band to play some hot licks and singin' some sweet 3 and 4 part harmony.   Hope to see you there!!
 
                     Click this link to see how to get there!
Free

Telephone:
508-892-7000 for more info.

Thurs. July 17th 2008

6 - 8 PM

Millbury Senior Center Concerts Series
Millbury Senior Center
1 River Street
Millbury, MA 01527
 
RAIN OR SHINE!! BVBB will be playing outside so bring a lawn chair. Bring the kids and grand children!  Come on out for a good ole YEEHAW of a time.
 
Blackstone Valley Bluegrass is becoming one the most sought after bands in New England. With powerful three and four part harmonies and fast but tasteful picking, these musicians are blazing new ground throughout the Blackstone Valley and beyond. Their first recording, “Debut” was released earlier this year. Come on down for a night of great bluegrass music. You will not be disappointed!
 
It will be inside the Senior Center if the weather does not co-operate!
FREE

Fri. July 18th 2008

 

Private Party

 

Sat. Aug 2nd 2008

Private Party

 
Thurs, Aug 14th 2008 6:00 to 8:00pm
Northbridge Summer Concert Series
Main Street
Whitinsville, MA 01588
 
Set on the beautiful  Whitinsville Common, on the corner of Linwood Ave. and Main Street Whitinsville, Ma.
 
 Hey BVBB Fans! This show is why we're together. This is the very first show that we ever did and the reason the band was put together.  Ken, as a member of the Recreation Committee, had to fill this slot with a band and he wanted a bluegrass theme.  We're still here and we start our 10th year together.   Come down and celebrate with us!!!   Click on the link above for directions.
FREE
Tues. Sept 9th 2008  8PM
Cantab Lounge
738 Massachusetts Ave.
(Central Square)
Cambridge, MA 02139

Hey!!!! Come on out for some fun and see
BVBB playing a Tuesday night Bluegrass show at the infamous Cantab Lounge!!  Informal pickin’ on stage or in front of the stage commences at 8:00 pm (unless there's an opening band)  At 10:00 pm, the Feature Band (That's would be us - BVBB!) plays one 50-minute set. Open pickin’ then resumes until 12:45 am closing.
READ ALL ABOUT THE CANTAB HERE
$5 VOLUNTARY DONATION REQUESTED
There is no formal Cover Charge
Call 617-354-2685 for more info
Sept 12-14 2008  
Mass Bluegrass Jamboree
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Cape Cod at Maple Park
290 Glen Charlie Road
East Wareham, MA 02538
 
 
 
 
 
 

Scheduled to Appear: The Chapmans * Nothin' Fancy * Southern Rail * Buddy Merriam & Back Roads * Blackstone Valley Bluegrass * Back Eddy Bluegrass * The Falmouth Fiddlers * Monadnock * Stillhouse Jammers * CraBGrass * The Hemingway Brothers * NewFound Grass
Dan Helman & Marking Time
* The Crossfire Bluegrass Band * No Spare Parts

Click here for the Festival Flyer in Adobe .pdf format. You can find directions, ticket prices and camping info here as well as who's playing!! 

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Time

Venue

Notes

    SEE YOU SOON!

Contact us to schedule your private party or function!

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