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Beyond Bluegrass
Annual acoustic music festival at the Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, CO, featuring traditional bands and artists who push the envelope, bringing in elements of jazz, blues and R&B. No smoking, wheelchair accessible, and headsets for the hearing impaired. Ve
Big Apple Bluegrass & Folk Festival
A memorial to the threeday Greenwich Village festival of bluegrass, gospel, Irish and roots music held at The Baggot Inn, NYC. 2001 proceeds benefited the Twin Towers Fund. History, pictures, profiles and links to artists, festivals, clubs, associations
Bill Jorgenson Bluegrass Festival, 1st Annual
The Father of Wisconsin bluegrass has a festival in August in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Map, ticket and performer information, and related Jorgenson links.
Bitterroot Valley Bluegrass Festival
Annual family event in the Bitterroot Valley of Hamilton, Montana held the second full weekend in July. Onsite camping and jamming. Advance tickets, schedule, highlights of previous years, sponsors, links, email and phone contacts.
Blistered Fingers
Two fourday family festivals hosted by the band Blistered Fingers each June and August in Sidney, Maine, with an open stage to encourage upandcoming bands (no band contest). Maps, directions, performance schedules, past performers, photos, mailing list,
Blue Mountains Festival
An annual music festival of folk, roots and blues in the Blue Mountains (Katoomba), Australia.
Bluegrass Hawaii
A source of information about Pickin? In Pahoa 2008 (Hawaii?s 3rd Annual Bluegrass Festival)
Canterbury Folk Festival
An annual family oriented festival held in the town of Ingersoll, Ontario, on the second weekend of July. Site provides a schedule, performers profiles, photographs, and travel directions.
Clinton Bluegrass Festival
Annual Bluegrass Music Festival held the first Saturday of August each year at the Dewitt County Museum in Clinton, Illinois information page with times, prices and featured acts, plus links to related sites.
Cobargo Folk Festival
New South Wales event with Australian and International folk music artists. Includes artist and ticket information.
Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival
Held annually in July in Stevenson, Washington at the Skamania County Fairgrounds. Maps, tickets, registration, local accommodations, photo gallery, information requests and links.
Country Music Fest USA
Country Music Fest USA, The Largest Country Music Fest In Central Minnesota, Poor Richard?s Saukinac Campground in Sauk Centre Minnesota is the place to be for the best in Country Music, Win free tickets to central Minnesota?s largest music festival, Come
Country Stampede Music Festival
A three day event featuring some of the hottest stars in country music. Held in Manhattan, Kansas.
Dancin? Dave?s Bluegrass Festival Camping
Business offering campsite setups, ready to go at various large bluegrass festivals in the US. Email address, calendar of events, resources, pictures and frequently asked questions (FAQs).
Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival
This festival is held in the Smoky mountains in Kodak, TN in September, rain or shine. Advance and gate ticket prices, email contact, photos, performer links, map and directions.
Edale, a tribute, now Pickers? Paradise Festival
A memorial to the Edale Bluegrass Festival, England?s oldest and longest running bluegrass event, which had its final staging under that name in 2000. History, pictures, 2000 festival videos and recordings in the works, and URL for the 2001 Pickers? Para
Festival In The Pines
Fourday event held the second full weekend of May each year at Tripple Creek Music Campground in Rocky Mount VA. Many bands, food, electric camping, barn square dance and reunion shows. Schedule, photos, ticket ordering, mailing list and links.
Three days of bluegrass and world music on four stages in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Floyd, VA. Workshops, food, free onsite camping, kids? activities, healing arts, biking and hiking. Site provides directions, links and contacts.
Foggy Hollow Bluegrass Gatherin?
Early June and late September events at the farm in Alabama. Photos, directions, correspondence, email and phone contacts, and links.
Fox Family Bluegrass Festival
Annual August family event held in Old Forge, NY, with music, workshops, children?s activities, food, crafts and camping. Site provides schedule, photographs, tickets and contact information.
Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
Annual May and August events in historic Gettysburg, PA. Ticket ordering, artist lineup, directions, FAQs, area attractions, vendor applications, camping and lodging information, news, mailing list, email contact and links.
Gospel Grass
Bluegrass gospel festival held in June in Colorado. Photos, schedule, and information on bands and other events in Colorado.
Huck Finn Bluegrass Festival
A large family festival held each June in Victorville, CA, with camping, circus, games, crafts, and contests. Online tickets, directions, band schedule, media information, links, camping and lodging.
Johnny Keenan Banjo Festival
Annual, eclectic event held in September in Longford, Ireland, featuring a bevy of bluegrass, oldtime, Irish traditional, folk and crossover artists. International roster, workshops, sessions, concerts and street playing. Artist profiles, Keenan family
Mayville Bluegrass Festival
MidJune festival on scenic Chautauqua Lake at Lakeside Park, Mayville, NY. National and regional bands. Map, artist links, email and phone contacts.
Held annually each April in Wilkesboro, NC, this Americana festival offers an eclectic mix of artists in the traditional, bluegrass, folk, gospel, blues, Cajun, oldtime, jazz, and Celtic music genres. Artists and schedules, pictures, ticket information,
Miramichi Folksong Festival
Annual festival featuring contemporary and traditional folk music, in Miramichi, NB, Canada. Details of programme, events, and for tickets.
Motongator Music Festival
Features over 20 bands from to five state Midwest region. Held in Wallice, Michigan.
North Country Jamboree
Held in northern Ontario. Information about upcoming and previous festivals.
Northern Neck Bluegrass Festival
A bluegrass and family attraction in the scenic Northern Neck area of Virginia. Offers camping, fishing, swimming, bicycling, hayrides and picking. History, calendar, directions, band schedule, ticket prices, accommodations, rates, package deals, area a
O*A*T*S Bluegrass Festival
Out Among The Stars. June 29-July 2, 2006
Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival
An annual event held each October within walking distance of Guthrie, with camping and RV hookups. Artist roster, schedule, ticket, advance ticket and volunteer information, photos, accommodations, maps, discussion page, guest book, mailing list, Burn Ba
Old Blue Memorial Day Bluegrass Festival
A threeday traditional festival held outdoors and indoors in Grand Junction, CO. Jams, Workshops, Sunday Gospel, Children?s Program, and Sunday Showcase. Camping, RV?s, special hotel rates, advance ticket discounts, and halfprice admission for teens wit
Ossipee Valley Bluegrass Festival
Annual Maine event in late July. New England Flat Picking and Banjo Championships, several stages, plus an open stage, dance tent, workshops, prizes, vendors, camping and RV hookups. Advance ticket sales, email address, telephone contact and links.
Park City Bluegrass Festival
Threeday festival held in early May at the Kansas Coliseum Indoor Pavilion in Park City, with indoor and outdoor jamming areas, camping, plus selfsufficient and full service RV parking. General information numbers, area motels, advance tickets and a mail
Pickathon Music Festival
A nonprofit, allday festival featuring an eclectic mix of musical styles including bluegrass, Irish, Cajun, blues, swing, country, roots rock, and oldtimey. Advance ticket sales, festival rules and services, camping and lodging information, directions an
Planet Bluegrass
Home page for the Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Rocky Mountain Bluegrass Festival (RockyGrass), Rocky Mountain Folks Festival, and Song School (a songwriters? summit), all in Colorado. Music downloads of favorite Telluride artists, tickets, CDs and onlin
Poppy Mountain Presents IIIrd Tyme Out Bluegrass Festival
This September family festival in Morehead, Kentucky (Rowan County) offers showcases and main stage acts, with free admission for children 12 and under. Activities include fishing, hiking, horseback trailriding, sightseeing and jamming. Discussion group,
Port Fairy Folk Festival
Held annually in the town of Port Fairy, Australia.
PreddyFest Bluegrass Festival
Held in August on the Tar River in Franklin County, North Carolina, this festival offers both shade, space and plenty of picking, and is one of bluegrass?s newest familystyle gatherings. Email address, photos, guidelines, schedule, directions, ticket and
Prince Edward Island Bluegrass and Oldtime Music Festival
Annual event held the first weekend in July, sponsored by the PEI Bluegrass & Oldtime Music Society. Contacts and links to artists and venues.
Commemorating the life and music of banjo legend Don Reno, this annual festival, hosted by the Reno Brothers, is held indoors at the historic Center Theater in Hartsville, South Carolina, with performances, instrument workshops, outdoor parkinglot picking
Roanoke Bluegrass Weekend
Held in Roanoke, VA, this is a threeday, handson learning event at which pickers study with banjo, mandolin and guitar masters. Photos, travel information, schedules, online registration, and email contacts. Hosted and organized by AcuTab Publications a
Roanoke FiddleFest
A week long celebration of bluegrass and oldtime music held in July in Roanoke, VA. Concerts, workshops and roundtable discussions, banjo and fiddle competitions, cash prizes, donations and scholarships. Site provides artist links, ticket, vendor and tra
San Francisco Bluegrass & Old-Time Festival
A weeklong event in early February, featuring different artists each night in many venues in San Francisco and its neighboring communities. Email, lineup, links to the Northern California Bluegrass Society, artists, and calendar of bluegrass and oldtime e
Silver Strings Bluegrass Festival
Held in early June at State Fair Park in Lincoln, NE, this event has a covered festival stage, fullservice campground, tent sites and a free shuttle. Band schedule, artist profiles, weather, directions, ticket prices, telephone and email contacts.
Stan Rogers Folk Festival - Nova Scotia, Canada
Held annually in July in Canso, Nova Scotia. Includes list of performers, ticket information, accommodations, and more.
Strawberry Park Annual Bluegrass Festival
Fourday family festival held the last weekend of May in Preston, CT. Outdoor amphitheater, jamming, recreational and athletic facilities for all ages, including swimming pool and sauna. Camping, RV storage, services and onsite deliveries. Advance ticket
Stringalong Gathering
Weekend folk arts retreats offered by the University of Wisconsin. Includes a schedule and registration information.
Telluride Tom?s Home Page
Telluride Tom has some of his personal recordings (on sound files) and photos.
Texas Traditions
Official site. Includes ticket information and current lineup.
The Acoustic Playground
Overview of bluegrass and acoustic music festivals. Geographic listings, humor, instrument makers and links.
The Grapevine Opry
Held at Grapevine?s Palace Theatre in Grapevine, Texas. Site includes a monthly schedule and ticket information.
Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival
Held annually on Labor Day weekend in Brunswick, Maine, overlooking Thomas Bay, this longrunning festival offers a band competition (cash prize), a huge roster of bands, nonstop jamming, crafts and artist workshops, Martin guitar raffle, vendors, camping,
Tom?s Festival Listings
Dates and locations of bluegrass festivals in the United States.
Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest & Folk Festival
Held annually since 1961 in southern California, this oldtime and bluegrass May event at the Paramount Ranch features four stages with over 100 contestants, professional bands, folk dancing and singing, jamming, folk arts booths, National Parks exhibits
Walnut Valley Festival (official)
Official Site. September 12?16, 2007
Welcome to Wooville:
Enjoy camping, picking and hanging out hardy bluegrassers. Wooville history, legends, photo gallery, preview, and a link to the official site. A fans? and pickers? haven devoted to those who like to pick and camp in the pines.
Wintergrass Bluegrass Festival
Held indoors in Tacoma, WA, this midFebruary event has many headliners, five stages, fifty workshops, dances, kids? activities, open mics and jamming. Ticket information, contact, travel, hotel and surprises.
Woodford Folk Festival
Annual festival located in between the Brisbane Valley and Queensland?s Sunshine Coast. Includes a calendar of events, news, photos and contact information.
Yackandandah Folk Festival
Annual festival in March. Information on program, artists, and booking information. Includes photos and history of past festivals.