Tim O’Brien Band One of Many Bluegrass Bands to Play at Solar Strings Festival in French Village
(French Village) If you are a fan of bluegrass music, you definitely will want to check out the Solar Strings Festival at Astral Valley Art Park in French Village.
Close to 30 top of the line acts will be performing Friday, April 5th through Monday the 8th which is the day of the total solar eclipse.
One of the headliners will be the Tim O’Brien Band.
Tim has been playing music professionally since the early 1970’s.

O’Brien is a two-time Grammy winner.
In 2005, he won for Best Traditional Folk Album and in 2014, he won a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album.
We asked Tim how it felt to win the most prestigious music award for two different styles of music.

Tim O’Brien was featured during the Turnbough Special on J-98 Thursday and Wednesday.
The Tim O’Brien Band will perform at the Solar Strings Festival in French Village on Saturday night the 6th starting at 8:15.
Next week, the Turnbough Special will feature interviews and music from two more groups headlining the festival.
On Monday and Tuesday afternoon starting at 4:30, the Finnish group Steve N Seagulls will be featured and next Wednesday and Thursday afternoon on the special, it’s the festivals’ main headliner, the legendary Ricky Skaggs.
For tickets and more details about the festival, go to astralvalley.com.