Grey Fox Bluegrass

Oak Hill, New York, July 16-19

May 26, 2009
Outside Magazine

Twenty-five thousand bluegrass fans converge on a 200-acre farm in the Catskills for this festival, which is about staying up all night at campground jams. The main acts are great, but for many they're the sideshow.
Don't Miss Crooked Still, whose driving, cello-heavy acoustic music makes 'grass and rock fans alike want to dance. In the campgrounds, seek out the all-night jam led by the Grillbillies, a group of top amateur players who earnestly rock outfits like grass skirts and leis. Four days, $155; greyfox­
Intermission A 15-minute drive south and a 3.5-mile hike lead to the summit of Windham High Peak, which offers a view of five states.
Also This Weekend Mile High Music Festival, Denver.

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