The Festival: The Brookdale Bluegrass Springfest 2015 continues the Brookdale festival tradition that dates back to 1998 at the old Brookdale Lodge. The 2015 event will be held for the first time at The Great Room high in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Soquel. The festival will be held on Friday-Sunday, March 6-8, and like all past Brookdale events, is welcomed by the NCBS.
Tickets: Advance Tickets are available online. Advance Ticket Prices: 3-Day — $45, 2-Day – $35, Friday — $15, Saturday — $30, Sunday — $10. Tickets will be available at the door beginning Friday afternoon. Ticket prices will be higher at the door.
Performances: All music performances will be indoors. Jamming will be both indoors and outdoors
The Great Room
FRIDAY, March 6
6:00pm — Rick Ednie & Bluegrass Roundup
7:00 — Sugar By The Pound
8:00 — The Lampel Brothers
9:00 — Houston Jones
SATURDAY, March 7
9:00am — Banjo Workshop with BanjerDan Mazer
10:00 — Songwriting Workshop with Jean Butterfield
11:00 — Lunch Break
1:00pm — Wildcat Mountain Ramblers
2:00 — Skyline Special
3:00 — Bad Neighbor
4:00 — Dinner Break
6:00 — Sidetrack
7:00 — Brookdale Bluegrass Band
8:00 — Sourdough Slim
9:00 — The Naked Bootleggers
SUNDAY, March 8
11:00am — BanjerDan Kids Show
Noon — Jean Butterfield
1:00 — Eddie DuCommun
2:00 — Toby Gray & Patty Maxine with Bob Carter
3:00 — Festival Ends
The Great Room Entrance on Miller Hill Road.
The festival will be held at a NEW LOCATION, The Great Room, between Summit Road and the town of Soquel, on Miller Hill Road, off of San Jose Soquel Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Address: 24500 Miller Hill Road. Phone: (408) 655-3333.
From Los Gatos: Take Highway 17 South to the summit. Then take Summit Road south to San Jose-Soquel Road. Go downhill towards Soquel, then left on Miller Hill Road (do NOT take “Miller Cutoff”), The Great Room is on the right at 24500 Miller Hill Road.
From Santa Cruz: Take Highway 1 south to Soquel. Exit at Bay/Porter. Go east on San Jose-Soquel Road, then right on Miller Hill Road. The Great Room is on the right at 24500 Miller Hill Road.
Brookdale Bluegrass At The Great Room, Santa Cruz Mountains
Camping: Camping is available for $10 per unit per night (RVs or tents), payable at the gate. An outdoor shower will be available. An evening bonfire will be provided. No hookups.
Food: Food will be available onsite at The Great Room Cafe. No alcohol will be sold onsite, but attendees may bring their own drinks. No drugs allowed. Supplies can be purchased at The Summit Store near the corner of Summit Road and San Jose-Soquel Road or at various stores in the town of Soquel.
Weather: Nice! Sunny. Friday: High 74 Low 41, Saturday: High 75 Low 46, Sunday: High 73 Low 46.
Dogs: No dogs are allowed in the house. If you will pick up after your dog, then your dog is allowed ON LEASH on the upper part of the property (above the lower driveway), off leash on the lower part of the property.
Smoking: No smoking is allowed except next to the bonfire.
And remember…all of your friends will be there!