Festival Poster


  • Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out

    For over 30 years, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out have been touring and releasing great, original bluegrass music. After spending a handful of formative years as a member of Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver (and recording some legendary bluegrass music in the process), Russell Moore formed IIIrd Tyme Out in 1991 and bluegrass music hasn’t been the same since.

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  • The Ruta Beggars

    Appealing to traditional and progressive acoustic music fans alike, The Ruta Beggars combine bluegrass and early swing to create a timeless act filled with intricate vocal harmonies, fiery instrumentals, and plenty of fun. They have been praised for their creative yet tasteful arrangements and charming performances, winning Thomas Point’s band competition in 2019. Since 2018 they have brought the joy of their live show to audiences across the US and Canada from festival stages to storied folk listening rooms and as support for legacy acts Lyle Lovett and Ricky Skaggs.

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  • Riverbank

    RiverBank has been together since 2019 with three of the members from New Brunswick and one hailing from Nova Scotia. Featuring Daniel Maillet on guitar, Dominic Cormier on banjo, Marc Leger on bass, and Waylon Robichaud on mandolin, RiverBank showcases versatile vocalists and impressive instrumentalists to create exciting, energetic performances for all bluegrass fans to enjoy.

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  • Janet McGarry

    Husband and wife duo, Janet McGarry and Serge Bernard have performed for many years at bluegrass festivals and many other events throughout Eastern Canada and beyond. As the Janet McGarry Band, they share the stage with another great husband and wife team, Karen DeCoste and Trevor Boutilier, of the Nova Scotia band Bluegrass Tradition. Janet is a 5 time “Female Vocalist of the Year” recipient at the Eastern Canadian Bluegrass Music Awards earning her a “Masters” in the category, and she is also a proud “Daughter of Bluegrass”, a group of International leading women in Bluegrass Music.

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  • Bluegrass Tradition

    Bluegrass Tradition have been performing since 2005 and are dedicated to the traditional bluegrass music they love. Trevor Boutilier and Karen DeCoste are the founding members. The band has won many awards including Band of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year and Gospel Performance of the Year at the ECBMA. Trevor has his masters in mandolin and has won Male Vocalist.

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  • Mark Cameron Band

    An award winning country musician, Mark Cameron is right at home at BeechBrook Campground! A special treat for fans of classic country music, sit it back and enjoy their show on Friday evening!

  • The Hound Dog Ramblers

    The Hound Dog Ramblers are a new band based in Moncton and Amherst focused on reviving rarely heard bluegrass treasures by classic bluegrass artists such as Delia Bell, Larry Sparks, Flatt & Scruggs, Jim & Jesse, Johnson Mountain Boys, and Hazel Dickens. They perform a number of original songs as well. Demos can be heard at: https://on.

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  • Matt Lunn & Echo Mountain

    Matt Lunn & Echo Mountain has been together for 6 years now and has had the opportunity to play at various festivals throughout the Maritimes. The band is well known for their ability to tell a story through their music, and crisp vocals from multiple Members in the group winning “Most Promising Band of the Year” at the Eastern Canada Bluegrass Music Awards (ECBMA).

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  • Third Harmony

    Third Harmony is a band from New Brunswick that was founded in 2015. Since then, they have been perfecting their craft, from the chilling harmonies to the precise musicianship. These musicians are no strangers to the bluegrass circuit; Gerry Richard on guitar and vocals, daughter Natasha Richard on fiddle and vocals, Dan Maillet on banjo and vocals and Ron Savoie on mandolin and vocals.

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Beechbrook Campground, West Hants, NS
164 Beechbrook Road, Ellershouse, NS, B0N 1L0


  1. From NS Highway 101
  2. Take Exit 4 - St Croix/Newport/Ellershouse
  3. Turn East on Highway 1
  4. After 5.3 km, Turn Left on Rockwell Rd
  5. After 300 m, Turn Right on Beechbrook Rd
  6. Arrive at Beechbrook Campground in 1.1 km

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