September 12-18, 2022  Mark your calendar now!

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2021 Schedule:

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Annual George Washington 

Bluegrass Festival Schedule


WIFI GCH Guest:  July4GeoWA!

Camp Host for the week is Terri Jones (425) 210-4396


Monday 9/13 - Set up Camp, then Jam!  Early Bird Camping starts at noon.  DRY CAMPING ONLY.  Limited number of electrical hook-ups available at $25 for the week – see Camp Host


Tuesday 9/14 - All-day Jamming!


         Wednesday 9/15 - 

         7:30-9:30 - Gospel Pancake Breakfast at the pavilion, hosted by Darryl & Betty Lampinen.       Cost:  either  sing a gospel song or listen to one!

11 am - Tour Debby Kooy's Pottery Studio 102 Naden Ave (in back) - located one block east of the George Community Hall, maximum of 15 people at a time.


Thursday 9/16 - 

1-2:30 pm George Elementary School Students’ Field Trip/Open Mic Onstage

2 pm – Open Mic on stage (sign-up required)

3 pm – Open Mic on stage (sign-up required)

4 pm – Open Mic on stage (sign-up required)

5 pm – Open Mic on stage (sign-up required)

6 pm - All-Camp Potluck at the Pavilion!


Fri. 9/17 - Emcee for this weekend is Betty Lampinen (A.K.A. Olga, A.K.A. Ella Dean…you never know!)

Noon – Open Mic on stage (sign-up required)

1 pm – Open Mic on stage (sign-up required)

2 pm -   Bertha & The Combinations on stage

3 pm – Rocky Ford Band on stage

4 pm Heartbreak Pass on stage 

5 pm Roosevelt Road on stage

6:30 – Georgettes’ Special Stuffed Baked Potato, just $10/plate!

7 pm - Home-made Ice Cream Social - front porch patio at the Community Hall

7 pm - Third Friday Beginner's/Slow Jam - downstairs at the Community Hall


Sat. 9/18 -    

10 am - Jam Circle on GCH porch:  Banjo Learn ‘n Share

10 am - Downstairs at the GCH (use elevator):  Bass Learn ‘n Share

10 am - Upstairs at the Big Brown House (402 W Montmorency):  Mandolin Learn 'n Share

11 am - Jam Circle on GCH porch: Guitar Learn ‘n Share

11 am - Downstairs at the GCH:  Dobro Learn ‘n Share

11 am - Upstairs at the Big Brown House (402 W Montmorency):  Fiddle Learn 'n Share

Noon until 2:45 - Open Mic on stage (sign-up required)

3 pm – TBA on stage

4 pm - TBA on stage

5 pm – The Weavils on stage

6:30 pm Georgettes Taco Salad Dinner, $10/plate


Sun. 9/19 - 

10:30 am Bluegrass Gospel JAM on outdoor stage (in case of cool, windy, or otherwise inclement weather, go instead to the Big Brown House across the street, upstairs)


*What's a "Learn 'n Share"?  Based on the idea that we all have something to learn from each another, we decided that instead of a formal workshop taught by an expert, we will have a time and location for grouped instruments, where players of any level of expertise can get peer instruction and advice on new riffs, chords or songs.  It's simple: share what you know, and learn something new with others who play the same instrument as you!  


All performances Thursday through Sunday will be on our outdoor stage, weather permitting.  The George Community Hall concert room will not be available for use, due to our ongoing roof replacement project, which is expected to be complete by the end of October.

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