Welcome to Strenger i Gress Bluegrass festival June 6. – 10. 2022

We are delighted to invite you to a unique and atmospheric festival, and the biggest of its kind in Norway. With the help of enthusiastic volunteers, we work to foster the bluegrass spirit. Norwegian bluegrass bands deserve a dedicated stage and audience, and we have many exciting bands in this year’s line-up. In addition to the concerts, there will be a bluegrass camp, jams, workshops on all instruments as well as vocals, and on Saturday we invite newcomers as well as experienced pickers to perform at the open stage event. 


We sell single tickets to the concerts on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, as well as festival passes that grant entry to all the concerts. Discounted Earlybird passes are on sale until 1. June. 

Read more here: Konsertertprogram SIG-2022

Tickets: Festivalbilletter SIG-2022


We offer outdoor and indoor lodging from Wednesday through Sunday. You can camp in your own tent, book a single bed, or book an entire room

Read more about lodging options here: Overnattingstilbud SIG 2022

Book your lodging here: Overnatting SIG-20200

Workshops take place Wednesday and Thursday for all bluegrass instruments and vocals, all taught by professional instructors. We also organize a Bandlab workshop on Wednesday and Thursday, concluded with a bandlab concert on Friday.

Les mer: Workshop SIG-2022

Påmelding: Billetter til Workshop


Jam sessions

One of the most important parts of any bluegrass camp are the jam sessions, and these are organized by the campers themselves. This year we are also organizing a slow jam. 

The «bluegrass family» in Norway has voted and gathered their favorite jam tunes, which we have gathered in the slow jam songbook. If you want come prepared, this is a great resource to learn some new songs. 

You can download the songbook here: Slow Jam-hefte


We serve breakfast Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. You can also pack yourself lunch here.

The kiosk will be open every day

Dinner will be served Wednesday and Thursday, and on Friday/Saturday you can buy hot food and drinks. 

Read more here: Matservering/Food

Order dinner here: Festivalmat


We have increased our booking capacity this year, and hope reach 250 visitors in 2022. 

Strenger i Gress Bluegrassfestival
Video credits: Pål Gaute Wiik

Strenger i gress is the Bluegrass festival that refused to die. We continue the heritage from the legendary Risør bluegrass festival, which was a meeting point for bluegrass enthusiasts and acoustic musicians for a number of years. With workshops, jams and concerts, the festival is a bluegrass lover’s dream come true!