Arts and Cultural Heritage
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Southeast Minnesota Bluegrass Association is the only provider of this music art form in the Southeastern area where enhancement of the arts is desirable. Bluegrass is one of few music art forms originating in the United States and goal is it not be lost for future generations. Financial goal is to provide quality entertainment affordable to families.Campground 85% booked May and 99% in August- supports quality programming; Increased attendance on average; Admission within the budget of families; Review of comments concerning programming; Bands request to return; Workshops and open stages well attended; Additional revenue to area businesses.
Provide opportunities to experience grassroots music formally in the form of a bluegrass festival as well as informal jamming, free workshops and open stage available to all. Jamming groups throughout the campground - workshops were well attended and open stage had 38 participants. We wanted to have more activities for children and youth and a beginner’s guitar workshop was held on Thursday and Friday of the festival. We had 5 children attend each session. We also had Bluegrass Bingo and Geo Cash Token Hunt for 15 and under.
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