Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival Rallies Support

May 15, 2017 | OnTap Magazine

The collection of local bands handpicked by past performers inspired camaraderie among attendees, and there was a sense of freeness at this festival allowing one to explore and find hidden gems.”

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Bluegrass Is Only The Latest Chapter In Kingman Island’s Colorful History

April 27, 2016 | DCist

“It’s been a pile of mud, a public dump, and a squatter’s haven. Now it’s home to the region’s hottest bluegrass concert.”

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Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival Celebrates Its 9th Year on the Anacostia

June 15, 2018 | DC Music Review

“This festival is beautifully organized, benefits a great cause, and brings fans to a part of DC where it is easy to forget about the issues in the city, at least for an afternoon. In 2018, that’s no easy task, but Living Classrooms and DOEE pulls it off, year after year… for live music fans, this festival is a can’t miss event.”

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Review and Photos: Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival

May 2, 2016 | DC Music Download

“Flowing through the festival was an extremely rich experience. Lurking behind every turn was another stage where you could sit and take in an act or a scenic place to enjoy a meal away from the hustle of the crowds.”

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Kingman Island Bluegrass Turns 10

May 10, 2019 | DC Music Review

“All of the festival attendees can expect to be completely blown away by somebody that they have never heard before. Kingman island as a site is a very unique and precious spot in Washington DC and I love that we are bringing those two things together,“ said Jess Eliot Myhre.

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