May 25-26-27, 2017

Doors open:

European World of Bluegrass Festival

May 25 - 26 - 27, 2017 Voorthuizen, The Netherlands
"Maybe world peace
can start with a banjo intro."
- Liz Meyer

Instrument Sponsors


Current bid: €350,-

Dutch luthier Arie van Spronssen ( has been a very generous contributor to EWOB for a long time. Each year he builds  instruments and donates them to EWOB for the purpose of being sold to the highest bidder to support the festival. This year Arie has built an exquisite Small Jumbo gutar, truly one-of-a-kind instruments of top materials. 

top                         Europan spruce
body                      Cuba mahogany
neck                      Honduras mahogany
head plate          quilted mahogany
fretboard            ebony
bridge                   ebony
tuners                   Wilkinson
rozet                     abelone
finish                    true oil

So, don’t miss the opportunity to check out the instrument during EWOB and leave a bid that may buy the instrument. If you are not able to make it to Voorthuizen you can also leave a bid by sending an email to


European World of Bluegrass 2016