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Winter music festival of bluegrass and folk

January 16, 2013

STROUDSBURG, PA — The Pocono Bluegrass & Folk Society presents its 13th annual Winterfest on January 25, 26 and 27, a weekend of acoustic music and fun, featuring bands at many sites in the Stroudsburg community. Musicians are encouraged to bring their banjos, guitars, fiddles and all sorts of acoustic instruments, as jamming is encouraged at most of the activities.

Two all-day concerts, each starting at 12 noon in the large auditorium of the Elks Lodge, will be held on Saturday and Sunday. There will be an acoustic band contest on Saturday at 9 p.m. at the Pocono Inne Towne. First prize winners will perform on stage at the Sunday concert at the Elk’s.

For a list of bands performing, visit

Call 570/992-2259 or visit