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Hello from Belgium

Hi, everyone. We just received this touching letter from Belgium and I thought you all would enjoy this as much as I did. As we know, bluegrass touches people around the world and here’s proof. Read on and enjoy: Hello there, Here is a ( short but important ) story I’d like to share with you all who are involved in the wonderful Grey fox festival…My name is Steve Louvat ; I am a banjo player from Belgium. In 1993, I’ve been on your festival for the first time with my great friend Bill Keith – I had my 19th
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Sponsor News: New Intellitouch Tuner

Wow!  What can we say!  The fine folks at Onboard Research have done it again with an awesome little tuner, the PT10 Mini. The good news is that they will be available at the Grey Fox festival.  We asked Mark to share with us how they came to the new design. Click to read Mark’s comments. “Competition keeps progress flowing, and we have greatly benefited from the influx of lowcost tuners that adopted the clip-on approach to tuning.  We at OnBoard have gotten feedback over the years from thousands of PT1 users who described the features and capabilities that they
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Grey Fox 2009 Main Stage Schedule

GREY FOX BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL 2009 Main Stage Schedule THURSDAY (7/16) Main Stage 2:00   Dry Branch Fire Squad Welcome Set 3:00   The Maybelles 4:00   Farewell Drifters 5:00   Pete Wernick’s Bluegrass Jam Campers 5:30   Red Stick Ramblers 6:30   Boston Boys 7:30   Crooked Still 8:30   The Kruger Brothers 9:45   Peter Rowan’s Bluegrass Band 11:00 Mountain Heart FRIDAY (7/17) Main Stage 11:00    Wernick, Wernick & Rigsby 12:00    Farewell Drifters 1:00      Boston Boys 2:00      Dry Branch Fire Squad 3:00      Sarah Jarosz 4:10      Claire Lynch Band 5:20      Gibson Brothers 6:30      Footworks Dance Ensemble 30th Anniversary 7:45      Del McCoury Band 9:15      David Bromberg Band 10:45    The Waybacks SATURDAY
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2009 Scholarship Winner: Etienne Cremieux

Congratulations to Etienne Cremieux who has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the Grey Fox Bill Vernon Memorial Scholarship. A high school senior and gifted fiddler from Brookline, MA, Etienne will be attending Berklee College of Music in the fall. His band, Red Hot Black Top was also invited to play at Grey Fox at the new showcase sessions at the Masters Stage. Etienne and Red Hot Black Top will play at the Masters Stage on both Friday and Saturday evenings (exact time TBA). As a student of the Grey Fox Bluegrass Academy for Kids, we have watched Etienne’s
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2009 Layout & Other Changes Announced

Greetings from all of us at Grey Fox. Many of you have been asking what the layout will be like at Grey Fox this year. We are making many changes, big and small, that we feel are very positive. We want to thank you for your suggestions, beginning with the “Grey Fox Community Meeting” on Sunday last year and throughout the year. We have looked at all the possibilities and weighed each suggestion. Some of your suggestions we CAN do and others we simply cannot. Here are some of the changes we are incorporating in 2009. We sincerely hope they
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April 2009 News Highlights & Link

Here are highlights of the April 2009 newsletter (with links in bold type). 1. Fabulous Grey Fox Lineup Complete for 2009. 2. Early Bird Special Ends April 30th. 3. Grey Fox Hooks Up with the Int’l Bluegrass Music Museum (IBMM) 4. Grey Fox Bluegrass Academy for Kids Registration is Open. 5. Pete Wernick’s Bluegrass Jam Camp Returns to Oak Hill. 6. Rhythm & Roots Festival Lineup Lets the Good Times Roll! 7. Grey Fox Scholarship Deadline: May 15 8. Irish Arts Week To Run Week of Grey Fox. Spring is here! April is almost over and the Early Bird Special
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Danny Paisley Concert Winners!

CONGRATULATIONS to Paul Lundgren (Averill Park, NY) and Ted Albert (Red Hook, NY). Each have won a pair of front row tickets to the Danny Paisley concert presented by the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association on April 4. Your tickets will be waiting at Will Call. Please have your ID ready. For complete details about the concert, including directions, visit HVBA. Now sit back and enjoy one of the best bands in traditional bluegrass. Be sure to wish Danny a Happy Birthday from all of us at Grey Fox! We had a lot of entries from all over the Northeast! Thanks
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2009 Flyers Ready for Distribution

Street Team members and friends of Grey Fox take note: Our 2009 flyers are ready for distribution. Lisa has mailed bunches out to members of our Street Team. You should be receiving them any day now. If you’re in Greene County, there are three convenient locations for picking up flyers and tourism information: 1. Retriever Roasters: 394 Main Street, Catskill, NY (518) 943-5858. Official Flyer Pick-Up Location. 2. The Milk Run: 3552 Route 145, East Durham, NY (518) 239-8950. Official Flyer Pick-Up Location. 3. Greene County Visitor Center: Just off Exit 21 of NYS Thruway (Catskill/Cairo Exit). For Greene County
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Grey Fox Welcomes International Fans

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival attracts fans from all over the world. We have welcomed bluegrass lovers from as far away as Japan, Australia and New Zealand, and as nearby, relatively speaking, as Quebec and Ontario, Canada. In 2008, bluegrass fans attended Grey Fox from a dozen countries as well as 37 of the 52 states in the US. On Sunday morning, not everyone was present, but several guests from nine countries made their way to the Workshop Stage to have their photo taken together as one happy family! And here they are! Thanks to all of you for making long
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Announcing Dan Paisley Ticket Contest!

GREY FOX is giving way two pair of FRONT ROW TICKETS for DANNY PAISLEY & THE SOUTHERN GRASS in concert on Saturday, April 4, 2009 in Hyde Park, NY. You can’t beat a front row seat to hear 2007 IBMA Male Vocalist of the Year nominee, Danny Paisley! To make things even merrier, April 4 is Danny’s birthday and there’ll be free cake for everyone. The concert is presented by the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association. Location will be the United Methodist Church, 1 Church St., Hyde Park, N.Y., 12538. Music begins at 7pm. Ticket price: Members $10; Non-members $15. TO
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