|Enjoy bluegrass festival at Empire Feb. 10|
The Prairiegrass Bluegrass Festival will be held at the Empire Arts Center Saturday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m.
Prairiegrass, a group of Red River Valley musicians, is hosting the festival which features Prairiegrass, Prairie Rose, and the Polk County String Band. An excellent mix of contemporary, traditional, and gospel bluegrass music can be expected for all ages.
Prairiegrass members are from Grand Forks, Newfolden, Minn., and Thief River Falls, Minn. They have performed at the Empire, First Night Grand Forks, and Grand Forks Art Fest. Prairiegrass will entertain the audience with accomplished fiddle music, driving bluegrass banjo, and inspiring harmony.
Prairie Rose is a contemporary bluegrass group from Grand Forks demonstrating top quality vocal talent from two sisters backed up on guitar by their father. The talented daughters are outstanding and sure to inspire the audience.
Polk County String Band is from Crookston, Minn., and presents a new approach to bluegrass music. Young and energetic, Polk County already has a following from Crookston and is sure to provide excitement for the crowd. The band features mandolin, guitar, and banjo for contemporary bluegrass arrangements.
Tickets are available at Empire Arts Center at the door before the show for $10.