FreshGrass Festival - Traditional and Cutting-Edge Grass Roots Music

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2024 FreshGrass | North Adams

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2024 FreshGrass Awards Finalists Announced!

FreshGrass | North Adams

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See you May 16-17, 2025!

FreshGrass | Bentonville

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Freshgrass Festival

A Wonderland of Traditional and Cutting-Edge Roots Music

FreshGrass Festivals, produced by the nonprofit FreshGrass Foundation, feature a diverse lineup encompassing the best in grassroots music — from traditional masters and iconic trailblazers to musical discoveries.

Our festivals are rich with original compositions, spirited contests, and spontaneous collaborations. FreshGrass is a family-friendly experience that brings its venues to joyful life with music on indoor and outdoor stages, in museum galleries, and throughout its host cities.

Meet Our Partners

FreshGrass produces programming year-round! Meet our valued partners that help us produce great events.

Studio 9

Studio 9 is an intimate music venue and state of the art recording studio located in North Adams, MA. The unique building was designed and built from the ground up with music and sustainability in mind. It is 100% carbon neutral and is equipped with Meyer Sound’s state-of-the-art Constellation System. Studio 9 is situated on the Porches Inn campus and provides an unparalleled setting and vibe for live shows and professional recording. Opening 2021 – stay tuned.
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MASS MoCA is one of the world’s liveliest centers for making and enjoying today’s most evocative art. With vast galleries and a stunning collection of indoor and outdoor performing arts venues, MASS MoCA is able to embrace all forms of art: music, sculpture, dance, film, painting, photography, theater, and new, boundary-crossing works of art that defy easy classification.

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The Momentary

The Momentary, a satellite to Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, is a contemporary art space in downtown Bentonville for visual, performing, and culinary arts. Occupying a decommissioned 63,000-square-foot cheese factory, the Momentary serves as a gathering place to relax, work, eat and drink, and discover today’s art through programs, exhibitions, festivals, and more.

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Friends of FreshGrass