LITCHFIELD — The Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival will take place Wednesday, June 8, through Sunday, June 12, at Litchfield Fairgrounds, 30 Plains Road.

The festival grounds has a large stage that was built in 2010, indoor restrooms, four free hot showers and numerous water and electrical hookups.

Blistered Fingers and the Bluegrass Music Association of Maine had created Blistered Fingers Kids Academy, a free, informative three-day music program for children for ages 6-18. The focus is how to play, sing and perform bluegrass music. Students should bring their own instruments and will commit to the three-day program. The children will all get a free T-Shirt and perform a couple of songs as a group on Main stage.

Weekend tickets for each festival will cover four days of music and camping from Wednesday to Saturday and Sunday Morning Gospel Sing Along and Jam.

There will be several vendors located on the grounds.

Performers include: The Moron Brothers, Friday and Saturday; The Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Saturday; The Bluegrass Brothers, Thursday and Friday; The Edgar Loudermilk Band, Friday; Zink & Company, Friday and Saturday; The Baker Family, Friday, Saturday; Trinity River Band, Wednesday and Thursday; The Misty Mountaineers, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday;

Robinson’s Bluegrass Gospel, Sunday; and Blistered Fingers, Saturday.

Cost is per person: Earl Bird Camping (Sunday, Monday and Tuesday before festival) $10 per day per camper; $85 all four days with free camping; Free for children 16 and younger with paying adult; $15 Wednesday and Thursday only; $30 Friday only, $30 after 5 p.m.; $30 Saturday only, $30 after 5 p.m.; Sunday is free with a weekend pass; $10 for dogs; $25 for power.

For more information, visit or contact Sandy Cormier at [email protected] or 873-6539.

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