Festivals and camps less than 6 hours from Buffalo

Bluegrass festivals and a Bluegrass camp with classes ranging from 30 minutes to 6 hours from Hamburg NY. (all driving times are from Hamburg NY). That’s 16 festivals and the oldest folk music camp in the US.

Grey Fox in July
Appleumpkin Fest in Sept
Augusta Bluegrass Week in July

May 12-15 and August 18-21, Gettysburg Bluegrass Festivals, (campgrounds and it’s big!)
Gettysburg PA a 6 hour drive www.gettysburgbluegrass.com,


May 27-29 , Wrench Wranch Bluegrass Festival, (camping and smaller)
Bainbridge NY, 4.75 hours away, www.wrenchwranchbluegrass.com


June 3-5, Adironkack Bluegrass League Annual bluegrass Roundup,
Galway NY 4.25 hours away www.thousandislandsbluegrass.com


June 9-12, Wind Gap Bluegrass Festivals, (camping, smaller, great jamming and a BG kids program)
Wind Gap PA 5 hours away www.windgapbluegrass.com


June 29-July3, Remmington Ryde Bluegrass Festival,
Centre Hall PA 3.75 hours www.facebook.com/RemingtonRydeBluegrassFestival


Jul 7-9, Busy Bird Bluegrass Festivals,
Berkshire NY 3.5 hours away www.busybird-bluegrass.com

July 14-17, Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, (camping, several stages, BG kids program, it’s big!)
Oak Hill NY 4.75 hours http://www.greyfoxbluegrass.com/


July 17-22, Augusta Heritage Bluegrass Camp, (hotels and campgrounds near by, best jamming and classes offered in many folk arts) Elikin WV, 5.5 hours http://augustaartsandculture.org/
July 27-31, Brantling Bluegrass Festivals,


Sudus, NY 2 hours www.brantlingbluegrass.com


July 27-30, Musicians Against Childhood Cancer,
Marengo, OH 4.25 hours www.musiciansagainstchildhoodcancer.com

July 31 ,Springville Fiddlers Festivals, (one day only, no camping, local groups, free!)
Springville, NY 30 minutes from Hamburg www.facebook.com/springvillefiddlefest


August 7, Bluegrass Ramble Picnic (one day, no camping, local groups, great jamming)
Preble, NY 2.75 hours away https://www.facebook.com/groups/25284036967

August 20, Mayville Bluegrass Festival, (one day, no camping, local groups, brewery location)
Mayville NY, 1 hour away www.facebook.com/mayvillebluegrass


August 25-28, Pickin in the Pasture, (camping, great jamming, national and regional bands)
Lodi NY, 2.5 hours, www.pickininthepasture.com

Sept 23-24, Thousand Islands Bluegrass Festival, (camping, great jamming, local and regional bands)
Clayton NY, 3.75 hours www.jamesreams.com


Sept 24, Appleumpkin Festival, (one day, several local bands and big craft show, free!)
Wyoming NY 1 hour drive, www.appleumpkin.com

early October (exact dates coming soon), FolkFaces Festival,
Darien Center, NY 49 minutes from Hamburg www.folkfacesmusic.com


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