Boo-Grass For Books

Boo-Grass For Books

Join the Oak Street Ramblers, Brother Rye, and Jeff Burkhart for an afternoon of Halloween fun for the whole family. The fourth annual “Boo-Grass for Books” will again raise money and gather books in support of early literacy development, with all proceeds going to the Literacy Network and Lowell Elementary.

The festivities will include sets of kid-friendly music from two of Madison’s most popular bluegrass bands, a special set of singalong tunes from Jeff Burkhart, a spooky and silly (but more silly than spooky) storytime, a costume parade across the High Noon stage, art activities, and a bake and crafts sale.

Admission will be $5, with a $10 maximum for families, and if you donate a new or gently used children’s book, you will receive a ticket for a free root beer.

The show will take place on Saturday, October 27, with the fun starting at 3:30.

Oak Street Ramblers

Dishing up foot-stomping, old time classics and tight high-and-lonesome harmonies, the Oak Street Ramblers are an essential cog in Madison’s burgeoning bluegrass scene. The Oak Street Ramblers were born in a garage on the corner of Oak and Union streets on the east side of Madison, Wisconsin. At first a loosely knit collective made up of a revolving cast of old time and Americana enthusiasts, the Ramblers eventually coalesced into a core group of dedicated bluegrass pickers.

Brother Rye

Brother Rye plays Americana driven by slide guitar and rock sensibility. They have found the perfect blend of Delta blues, country, and folk styles, leading them to their well-tailored sound.

$5 / $10 family maximum suggested donation

Family Friendly Event - Donate a new or gently used children’s book, you will receive a ticket for a free root beer

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Boo-Grass For Books with Oak Street Ramblers, Brother Rye, Jeff Burkhart

Saturday, October 26 · 3:30 PM at High Noon Saloon