Dogs are NOT allowed at Lake Karāpiro, within the Mighty River Domain, or in the Sir Don Rowlands Centre under any circumstances. We are sorry if this causes disappointment or inconvenience.
All camping is governed by the Mighty River Domain rules. If you want quiet camping, request the “upper” campground, and we’ll do our best to make sure the rowdy pickers are all in the “lower” campground.
There are New World and Countdown supermarkets about 11 minutes away in Cambridge. There are also gas stations and Takeaway restaurants in that area.
Cash, EFTPOS, and credit card purchases will be available on site for all Narrows Park and Kiwigrass sales of festival passes, raffle tickets, pool passes, festival merchandise and Paul’s birthday breakfast.
Food and beverage trucks will have their own policies, and guest acts may only accept cash for CDs and band merchandise, so best bring some cash.
Yes of course.
noun: bluegrass; noun: Kentucky bluegrass
- a bluish-green grass which was introduced into North America from northern Europe, widely grown (especially in Kentucky and Virginia) for fodder.
- a kind of country music characterized by virtuoso playing of banjos and guitars and high-pitched, close-harmony vocals.
Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music. It is named after the Blue Grass Boys, the 1939–1996 band of Kentucky mandolin player and songwriter Bill Monroe, who is considered “the father of bluegrass”. It was further developed by musicians who played with him, including 5-string banjo player Earl Scruggs and guitarist Lester Flatt. It was then evolved by other musicians who admired the high-energy instrumental and vocal music Monroe’s group created, and who carried it on into new bands, some of which created subgenres of bluegrass.
Bluegrass is influenced by the music of Appalachia and other styles, including gospel and jazz read more…