Kids On Stage Celebrates 20 Years At The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival

Kids On Stage!

Kids On Stage is ready for you!

The Kids On Stage program at the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary this year. making it way older than any of its current participants. The Northern California Bluegrass Society festival is set for Bolado Park in Tres Pinos (7 miles south of Hollister).

The GOF performing kids program was one of the first in the nation and a very important part of the festival! All persons 17 & under who play or sing bluegrass music are encouraged to participate. Contact Kids On Stage Director  (Regina Bartlett) regiberry (at) aol (dot) com for more information.

Longtime staff is returning and some new younger staff has been added this year, including Marty Varner, Amaya Rose Dempsey, and Ryan McKinley.

Jerry Turner has designed and donated special Kids On Stage t-shirts for this year’s performers!

Regina Bartlett

Regina Bartlett

Here is the schedule:

Thursday-Sunday, AUGUST 7-10

Thursday — Gates open at NOON. Kids are welcome to come on over and help decorate the Kids On Stage Rehearsal Camp!

Friday —  Meet & greet all the other kids at 7:00pm. Refreshments will be provided.

Saturday — One hour rehearsals scheduled at 11:00am, 3:00pm, & 7:00pm.

Sunday — One hour rehearsal begins at 10:00am, dress rehearsal at noon, MAIN STAGE PERFORMANCE at 1:15pm.

This is going to be some fun!

Kids On Stage

Kids On Stage play a serious song! (Dick Estel photo)

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