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FreshGrass Awards

The 2023 FreshGrass Awards application is now closed! Stay tuned for announcements of participants at this year’s FreshGrass | North Adams.

The FreshGrass Awards celebrate and reward emerging artists who offer innovative interpretations of bluegrass and roots music traditions and take place each year at the Freshgrass Festival in North Adams, MA. With multiple categories and prizes totaling more than $20,000 cash each year — plus studio time at Compass Records for the Band winner — we’re proud that our awards are the most ambitious of their kind.

2023 Awards application is now closed.

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