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The Northwest’s premier acoustic music festival, The Northwest String Summit, returns for its eighth year to beautiful Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon, on July 17-18-19. The family friendly event boasts three days of nearly all-acoustic music, culminating each night with main stage performances from musical hosts Yonder Mountain String Band, this year joined by special guest Danny Barnes (Danny Barnes with Bad Livers, Tim O’Brien Band). Yonder Mountain String Band has been called the fastest growing acoustic band in history.

Also on the bill for the 2009 String Summit are The Del McCoury Band; Väsen – Sweden’s premier acoustic trio with guests Darol Anger (David Grisman Quintet, Psychograss) and Mike Marshall, (David Grisman Quintet, Psychograss); The Infamous String Dusters; Abalone Dots (all female acoustic band from Sweden); Bad Livers; Greensky Bluegrass; Strings for Industry with Darol Anger, Scott Law, Tye North (Leftover Salmon), Carlton Jackson; P. Whipped w/ Bryn Davies, Sharon Gilchrest and Megan McCormick; Hickster w/Benny “Burle” Galloway; Taarka and this year’s super jam, to be hosted by Danny Barnes, with Rob and Ronnie McCoury.  Past year’s Super Jam performers have included Bill Frisell, Chris Thile, David Grisman, Vassar Clements, Nick Forster, Jerry Douglas and Tim O’Brien.

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