A celebration of Fly Fishing & Old-time Music hosted by the Fernie Old Type Music Society
It is year three of the annual gathering of Gillbillies!
Expect outdoor and indoor morning and late night jamming, evening concerts, workshops, fishing, food and friends... all set in the beauty of the Canadian Rockies. More details to follow in April including concert details and fishing and music workshops.
2018 LINEUP TBC, 2017 HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDED:
Pharis & Jason Romero • It’s true! This Juno-award winning, epic banjo-building duo are coming down to entertain and teach at Gillbilly this year. Jason is also a huge fan of fly-fishing so we are really excited to bring them in for the weekend.
Jim & Lynda McLennan • Further proof that music and fly-fishing go hand-in-hand, this husband and wife team are legends in the fly-fishing circuit in Canada, and also perform as a duo. In addition to their professional fly-fishing instruction, Jim teaches guitar regularly at the FAMI music camp in Bragg Creek.
Chris Coole • A founding father of the Gillbilly movement, Chris is one of Canada’s top banjo pickers, song-writers, and side-men. Touring with The Foggy Hogtown Boys, The Lonesome Ace Stringband, as well as being the go-to musician to support the legendary David Francey. Chris anchored the fest last year, and we’re stoked he’s coming back for round 2.
AND MORE, ALL INCLUDED WITH YOUR WEEKEND PASS:
$120 per person Weekend Pass (Earlybird $110, until Sep 3)
$105 per person Youth Wekeend Pass (Earlybird $95, until Sep 3)