17th Annual WinterFest
January 27, 28 & 29, 2017
Held at the Quality INN
1220 W. MAIN ST., STROUDSBURG, PA 18360 - 570.420.1000
Reserve your room for $89 by 12/6/16 (after 12/6/16 - $99)
When making your reservation you may request pool-side or outside rooms.
Friday - door opens at 2 PM Shows start at 6:15 PM in the Tavern
Mama Corn, Grillbillie Project, Big Valley Bluegrass
Heavy Traffic, Mason Dixon Bandits, Texas Rose Band
followed by jamming in the pool/atrium area
Saturday - full day of shows on 2 stages starting at 11 AM
Feinberg Brothers, Dan Paisley & Southern Grass, Launch PAD
Bug Tussle featuring Chad Darou, Mama Corn, Grillbillie Project
Louie Setzer & the Appalachian Mountain Boys, Dishonest Fiddlers
Heavy Traffic, Stained Grass Window, The Lost Ramblers
Plus... A Variety of Instrumental Workshops, Master Luthier Frank Finnochio,
Merchandise Vendors and a Jam Band Contest from 11:30 PM – 12:30 AM
A Saturday evening buffet will be offered again this year at a reasonable price.
A sign-up sheet will be posted… so make your dinner reservation upon arrival.
Sunday - Gospel Show at 10:30 AM followed by a full day of shows
in the Tavern starting with the Jam Band Contest Winner
Launch PAD, Bug Tussle featuring Chad Darou, Last Small Town
Mason Dixon Bandits, Stained Grass Window, The Lost Ramblers
Sound by: Harry Grant & Eastern Sound and Brian Schmidt
Weekend Early Bird Special only $35 by Nov. 13 and $40 by Jan. 8
At Door: Weekend - $45, Friday - $15, Saturday - $25, Sunday - $15
Student ticket (age 13 – 17) only $10 (weekend or day), Children (under 13) FREE
For tickets: Send check (payable to PBFS) and a stamped self-addressed envelope to
Deb Frey, 810 Northampton St., Easton, PA 18042
For more information and updates, please visit our website at www.poconobluegrass.org
or contact Neil 570.994.7305, John 570.992.2259, or Deb 610.217.2084.
If you would like to be a vendor, contact Neil.
The Pocono Bluegrass & Folk Society is a 501 c (3) not for profit all volunteer organization, who is dedicated to the preservation and education of bluegrass music. We are supported in part by the PA Partners in the Arts, the regional arts funding partnership of the PA Council on the Arts, administered by the Pocono Arts Council, Stroudsburg, PA. Further funding is from the support of our members and patrons. Yearly memberships are only $10. Thank you all!
PBFS Shindigs & Events held at the Quality Inn:
October 2 - Texas Rose Band, The Lost Ramblers
November 6 - Louie Setzer and the Appalachian Mt. Boys, Hillbilly Water
December 4 – Big Valley Bluegrass, Without A Paddle
March 6 – Heavy Traffic, Mason-Dixon Bandits
April 2 - 34th Annual Ron Nauman Fiddle Contest & Shindig
Last Small Town, Stained Grass Window
All scheduled bands are subject to change.
From south – Take Rt. 33 N to Rt. 80 E. Take first exit, turn right at stop sign. Hotel is on left across form Perkins. From north – Rt. 80 E to Stroudsburg Rt. 209 Business exit. Turn ????? at stop sign. Hotel is on left across form Perkins.