North Folk Winery to host Vines Bluegrass Festival

North Folk Winery is partnering with KBEK 95.5 FM to put on the second annual Vines Bluegrass Festival on Aug. 26 from noon to 8 p.m.

The Vines Bluegrass Festival will be offering performances by talented musicians from four bands, including Feeding LeRoy, No Man’s String Band, Hobo Nephews and Uncle Frank featuring fiddle player Ryan Young (Trampled by Turtles), and headliner band, Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins.

Pistol Whippin Party Penguins

“I love the concept of a one day bluegrass festival at North Folk Winery, and to have a line-up of bands with this much talent is awesome,” said Shawn Sullivan of KBEK.

Ann and Mike Tessneer are also excited about the musical line-up this year.
“Our focus has always been to bring good music to this community. Support from local businesses sponsoring this event has been incredible and we are so appreciative of that. We’re looking forward to a really fun day with incredibly good music,” said the Tessneers.

Space for Open Jam will be set aside and “jamming” with other bluegrass enthusiasts is encouraged,

This is the fifth year North Folk Winery hosts its concert series, offering a variety of music genres including folk, jazz, reggae, bluegrass, indie, acoustic and polka. This year the winery is host to performances by The None-Prophets, The Dead Pigeons and for its third year Oktoberfest, The Chmeilewski Funtime Polka Band.

The bluegrass festival will take place, rain or shine, under a tent. Tiki Tim’s Food Truck will be providing food and wine, craft beer and non alcoholic beverage are available for purchase.

Tickets to the event are $20 and can be purchased at the door or at