Events

Bluegrass First Class

The intimate setting of Bluegrass First Class gives music fans an up close and personal weekend of unparalleled bluegrass music. Nationally known performers take the stage with the finest area musicians along with new and upcoming bands. In addition to the Grand Ballroom and Showcase stages, the entire hotel is dedicated to bluegrass music fans with all meeting rooms open for pickin’ jamming. Beginning and intermediate workshops in banjo, mandolin, fiddle and guitar will be offered this year on Saturday. 

Friday Main-Stage, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 12:00 am:

  • Bluegrass Outlaws
  • Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle
  • Sideline
  • Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
  • Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
  • Rhonda Vincent & The Rage

Friday Showcase, 1:00 pm - 12:00 am:

  • Carolina Crossroads
  • Steve Swillinng & Friends
  • Unicoi County High School Bleugrass Band
  • Andy Buckner & Southern Folk
  • Bluegrass Outlawse

Saturday Main-Stage,  11:00 am - 5:00 pm & 7:00 pm - 12:00 am:

  • Claybank
  • King James Boys
  • The Gaines Family
  • Blue Mafia
  • Lonesome River Band
  • Flatt Lonesome
  • Seldom Scene
  • Jamie Dailey, Lou Reid, Steve Dilling, Marcus Smith & Patrick McAvinue
  • Dailey & VIncent

Saturday Showcase Stage, 11:00 am - 12:00 AM:

  • Grassstreet
  • Carolina Crossroads
  • Left Lane
  • King James Boys
  • Unicoi County High School Bleugrass Band
  • Mountain Bridge Band
  • Claybank
  • Andy Buckner & Southern Folk
  • The Gaines Family
  • Danny Triplett & Friends
  • Blue Mafia

Sunday Showcase Stage, 8:30 am - 10:30 am:

  • The Gaines Family
  • King James Boys

Event Details

Location Crowne Plaza Resort
Asheville, NC
Cost Ticketed/Admission Charged
$164.00-Two Day Reserved Seating, $148.00-Two Day General Admission Seating, Visit website to purchase - early!
Music Styles Bluegrass
Gospel
Event Type Concert / Performance, Jam Session, Workshop / Class / Demonstration
  • ✔ Can Accommodate Groups
  • ✔ Family Friendly
  • ✔ Food Service
  • ✔ Handicapped Accessible
  • ✔ Open Jam

Contact Info

Phone (828) 275-8650
http://www.bluegrassfirstclass.com

Upcoming Dates: