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Tix on sale for the 2024 Ocean State Bluegrass Festival

Updated: 4 days ago

Join us for the fifth annual Ocean State Bluegrass Festival, Friday, September 20 through Sunday, September 22, 2024 at Frerichs Farm in Warren, RI. The event is sponsored by the Rhode Island Bluegrass Alliance (RIBA) with generous support from The Carter Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation.

  • A Full Festival ticket ($40) includes one camping space for the duration of the event (Friday evening through Sunday afternoon) and Saturday workshops and show admission for one person. Additional people staying at the same camp site must purchase a Saturday ticket. Parking for one vehicle (one RV or one car, if camper or tent camping) at the camp site is included. Dry camping only (no water or electrical hookups available).

  • A Saturday ticket ($30) includes workshops and show admission for one person. It does not include camping or parking. Saturday admission is free for children 14 years old and younger.

  • Sunday - Free admission!

Parking is $5 per vehicle, per day (collected on-site). Note: If you are camping, parking for one RV or one car is included in your full festival ticket.

Tickets can be purchased online by credit card or PayPal. Tickets may also be purchased at the gate by cash, check, credit card or PayPal.


  • Friday - Gates open at 4:00 pm. Activities include picking, an open mic, and camping. Food will be available for purchase.

  • Saturday - Workshops start at 11:00 am. The bluegrass show, which starts at 5:00 pm, will feature three bands: Stoneface Mountain, Wide Open Spaces, and Max Wareham and the National Bluegrass Team. Food will be available for purchase.

  • Sunday - Activities start at 11:00 am and will include a Band Scramble, picking, raffles. Food will be available for purchase.


Bring a lawn chair for the show, a picking chair and your instrument(s) if you will be jamming, bug spray, sunscreen, rain gear, and a flashlight. If you are camping, it is dry camping only. Food and soft drinks will be available, but you are welcome to bring your own.

The festival will be held rain or shine.

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