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Joe Val Bluegrass Festival

Our Joe Val festival is one of the premier festivals in the country, Visit our Joe Val page for the latest line-up.
(photo by Darwin Davidson)

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We sponsor classes, workshops, and jams
for kids and adults.
(photo by Marla Singleton)

Hot Rize concert

BBU Concert Series

Photo Courtesy of Jennie Scott

Concerts with Leading Bluegrass Bands

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The Boston Bluegrass Union is an all-volunteer New England-based bluegrass music association promoting and supporting bluegrass festivals, concerts, jams, and bluegrass music education throughout the Northeast.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  

Much has changed since we were all together in February of 2020. The Sheraton Framingham Hotel’s future as the Joe Val Festival venue is currently unclear. And the CDC and State restrictions on indoor gatherings in the near term are also uncertain.

We are formally announcing that there will be no Joe Val Bluegrass Festival this coming February of 2022. We look forward to being able to host the festival in the future, and we will let you know when there is something concrete to report.

Until then, stay safe, be kind to all and please get vaccinated.

– The BBU Board

We offer workshops, group lessons, jams, and other activities to help everyone learn to play and enjoy this wonderful music.

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