Bluegrass First Class - February 19, 20, and 21, 2016. 2 Day Tickets and Reserved Seats on sale now. Single day tickets will go on sale December 1st. For Hotel Reservations contact the Crown Plaza Directly at 828-254-3211 (ask for in-house reservations). Alternate hotels available upon request.

Asheville, NC is one of the most exciting small cities you’ll ever be privileged to visit. It is a trendy haven for musicians, artists and craftspeople from all over the world. Arrive early and enjoy the red carpet VIP treatment.

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Bluegrass First Class 2016

This year’s event will be held on the THIRD WEEKEND of February (19th, 20th, & 21st, 2016). Nestled deep in the heart of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains, Bluegrass First Class is always a weekend to remember. The lineup of performers for 2016 Bluegrass First Class is unbeatable!

Friday will feature the impeccable harmonies of 7-time Female Vocalist of the Year Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, 5-time IBMA Male Vocalist of the year Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out. Bluegrass Music Hall of Famer and IBMA’s 7-time winner for Vocal Group of the Year Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver will surely bring a memorable performance. Additional performers for the Friday show will include Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Sideline, Appalachian Fire, and Jan Johansson, Gena Britt & Friends. This will be an exciting day with the different sounds of Bluegrass Music.

Saturday, oh what a day! Entertainment will include top national bands and one of the hottest up-and-coming Bluegrass bands you could imagine. One of top Bluegrass bands in America, the incomparable Dailey & Vincent will not disappoint. Saturday’s performances will also include the seasoned talent of Seldom Scene, along with IMBA’s 2014 Emerging Artist of the Year ….. Flatt Lonesome! Darin and Brook Aldridge and Carolina Blue will round out the remainder of the Saturday performances. This will truly be a day to remember!

Purchase your tickets and/or reserved seats online October 15th at 10:00 AM!

The Crowne Plaza Resort is the first of its kind in North Carolina and will be dedicated to bluegrass for the entire weekend. All rooms in the resort will be occupied by bluegrass fans, and all of the facility’s meeting rooms will be set aside for picking and jamming. There is a “quiet wing” block on one floor consisting of sleeping rooms which have been set aside for those who wish to rest and relax in a no-jamming zone.

Hotel reservations are limited. Call the Crowne Plaza Resort to reserve your room for Bluegrass First Class in Asheville, NC by calling 828-254-3211. Crowne Plaza reservations must be made over the phone - rooms are available - ask for "in-house" reservations.