Bluegrass festival in Mountlake Terrace

  • Herald staff
  • Tuesday, July 31, 2012 6:18pm

The green grass of the Nile Shrine golf course will take on a different hue this weekend.

The first Bluegrass on the Green is a two-day open air festival with top-notch bluegrass music, Aug. 4-5 at the Nile Country Club and Golf Course.

The Northwest’s own Northern Departure will headline the event. The show also features nine additional bands from Washington, Oregon and California, including Bluegrass Regulators, Jim Faddis and One More Ride, Sugar Pine, The Stray Dogs, Wayward Vessel, Windy Hill, Deer in The Headlights and Convergence Zone.

The event also boasts a variety of vendors, a pancake breakfast, lakeside jam areas, a wine and beer garden and more.

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Bluegrass on the Green

WHEN: 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 4 and 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 5

WHERE: Nile Country Club and Golf Course, 6601 244th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace

TICKETS: $35 weekend pass, $25 Saturday only, $15 Sunday only, available through Brown Paper Tickets,, or by calling 800-838-3006.