Bluegrass and BBQ Featuring Grass it Up

Bluegrass & BBQ

The Penrose Park and Recreation District and the Penrose Community Library are excited to announce that tickets are on sale for their joint fundraiser, “Bluegrass and BBQ”, featuring the music of Grass It Up!  The event will be held on June 3rd at the Penrose Park Pavilion from 6-9 pm and includes a BBQ dinner.  Tickets are $10 and available for sale at the Penrose Community Library located at 35 7th Avenue in Penrose.  Call 719-372-6017, stop by the library or email pcldpenrose@yahoo.com to purchase your tickets.  It is going to be a full filled evening so plan to wear your dancing boots and bring along your lawn chair!

According to critics and fans  a like, Grass It Up’s ever- evolving music and high energy performances are considered  some of the best entertainment in the region.  Steeped in American music traditions such as bluegrass, folk, ragtime, rock and country, Grass It Up has shaped a unique brand of bluegrass that expresses the feeling of life in today’s American West.  Their stories translate to timeless songs that touch the heart of their listeners, and their melodic instrumentation bends rules.  Grass It Up has been producing their own original music since 2005, and is celebrating their 6th full-length album this summer, Borrowed Time, recorded live on March 12, 2016 at the Western Jubilee Recording Company in Colorado Springs.

Grass It Up is renowned for their thought-provoking songwriting, high energy and engaging live performances.  You can find them at iconic, intimate venues, like the Front Range Barbeque or The Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs, and festival season brings a public showcase including events such as the MeadowGrass Music Festival, Keystone Bluegrass & Brew Festival, High Mountain Hay Fever, Bluegrass on The Arkansas or Bluegrass at the Fair among other front range or mountain festivals.

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