Bluegrass Festivals

Following is a partial list of Bluegrass Festivals and links to their websites. Please note that this information may change and this list is for reference only. If you would like to suggest any changes or updates, or to add your Festival to the listing, please contact us via email!

 

Alabama Bluegrass Music Festivals

Belk Bluegrass Festival  Belk, AL

Bluegrass on the Plains  Auburn, Alabama

Poke Salat Bluegrass Festival May Arab, Alabama

Rogersville Bluegrass Festival July Rogersville, Alabama

Paint Rock Valley Bluegrass Festival Estillfork, Alabama

Foggy Hollow Bluegrass Festival  Webster’s Chapel, Alabama

Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention  Athens, Alabama

The Acoustic Cafe Amphitheater Memorial Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival Hayden, Alabama

Hangout Music Festival May Gulf Shores, AL

Crawfish Boil May Birmingham, AL

BamaJam Music Festival Enterprise, Alabama

Gadsden Riverfest June Gadsden, AL

 

Arizona Bluegrass Music Festivals

Bluegrass on the Beach Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Bluegrass in the Park April Benson, Arizona

High Pines Bluegrass Festival  Pinetop, Arizona

Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass and Acoustic Music Festival Flagstaff, Arizona

Tucson’s Desert Bluegrass Festival  Tucson, Arizona

Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival November Wickenburg, Arizona

Bluegrass In The Park  Yuma, AZ

Arkansas Bluegrass Music Festivals

Mountain View Bluegrass Festival  Mountain View, AR

Turkey Track Fall Bluegrass Festival October Waldron, Arkansas

Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Mountain View Bluegrass Festival  Mountain View, Arkansas

Hope-Hempsted Bluegrass Festival Hope, Arkansas

Turkey Track Spring Bluegrass Festival Waldron, Arkansas

 

California Bluegrass Music Festivals

Blythe Bluegrass Festival Blythe, California

San Francisco Bluegrass & Old Time Music Festival Feb San Francisco, CA

Brookdale Bluegrass and Old Timey Festival Pescadero, California

Temecula Bluegrass Festival Temecula, California

Parkfield Bluegrass Festival Parkfield, CA

Topango Banjo-Fiddle Contest & Folk Music Festival Agoura Hills, California

CBA’s Annual Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival Grass Valley, California

Huck Finn Country & Bluegrass Music Jubilee Victorville, California

Summergrass Bluegrass Music Festival San Diego, California

Siskiyou Strings and Threads Bluegrass Festival Yreka, California

Berkeley Old-Time Music Convention Berkeley, California

Mammoth Bluegrass Festival Mammouth Lakes, CA

Bluegrassin’ in the FoothillsPlymouth, CA

Hardly Strictly Bluegrasss San Francisco, California

Susanville Bluegrass Festival Susanville, California

Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Tres Pinos, California

 

Colorado Bluegrass Music Festivals

Mid-Winter Bluegrass Festival Denver, Colorado

Durango Bluegrass Meltdown  Durango, Colorado

Pagosa Folk ‘n Bluegrass Festival Pagosa Springs, CO

Telluride Bluegrass Festival Telluride, CO

High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass FestivalWestcliffe, Colorado

Four Corners Folk Festival Pagosa Springs, CO

Bluegrass and Beer Festival Keystone, Colorado

Planet Bluegrass

 

Connecticut Bluegrass Music Festivals

Strawberry Park Festival Preston, CT

Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival Hebron, Connecticut

East Hartford Community Cultural Center East Hartford, CT

 

Delaware Bluegrass Music Festivals

Wilmington Winter Bluegrass Festival Claymont, Delaware

 

Florida Bluegrass Music Festivals

Bluegrass Family Gathering Arcadia, FL

Suwannee Springfest Live Oak, Florida

Bluegrass Music Festival Auburndale, Florida

Florida State Bluegrass Festival Perry, Florida

Suwannee Banjo Camp High Springs, Florida

First Quality Bluegrass Cruise Port Canaveral, Florida

Dixieland Music Park Fall Bluegrass Festival Waldo, FL

Palatka Fall Bluegrass Festival Palatka, Florida

MagnoliaFest October Live Oak, Florida

Sertoma Thanksgiving Bluegrass Festival Brooksville, Florida

Riverhawk Music Festival Brooksville, Florida

Danny Stewart’s Bluegrass Cruise (A) Port Canaveral, Florida

Yee Haw Junction Bluegrass Festival Yeehaw Junction, Florida

Bell Buckle Music Cruise January Tampa, Florida

Everglades Bluegrass Festival Miami, Florida

Palatka Bluegrass Festival Palatka, Florida

 

Georgia Bluegrass Music Festivals

Jekyll Island New Year’s Bluegrass Festival Jekyll Island, Georgia

Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que Evans, Georgia

Raccoon Creek Bluegrass Festival  Dallas, Georgia

Dillard Bluegrass & Barbeque Festival Dillard, Georgia

Bluegrass Music Convention Hoboken, GA

Great Southern Music Festival Ochlocknee, GA

Georgia Fiddler’s Convention Georgia Mountain Fall Festival Hiawassee, Georgia

Mossy Oak Fall Bluegrass Festival Guyton, Georgia

Swampgrass Music Festival October Statesboro, Georgia

Newell Lodge Bluegrass Festival Folkston, Georgia

Bear on the Square Mountain Festival Dahlonega, GA

 

Idaho Bluegrass Music Festivals

Bannock County Bluegrass Festival Pocatello, Idaho

National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest Weiser, Idaho

 

 

Illinois Bluegrass Music Festivals

Great Northern Bluegrass Music Festival Schaumburg, IL

Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass Festival Arcola, Illinois

Crazy Horse Campground Bluegrass Festival Ashland, Illinois

Chicago Folk & Roots Festival Chicago, IL

Bluegrass in the Gardens Arcola, Illinois

Threshermen’s Bluegrass Festival Pontiac, Illinois

Greater Downstate Indoor Bluegrass Festival Springfield, Illinois

Bluegrass Legends Concert Series American Legion Music Hall Evanston, IL

Bluegrass & BBQ Salem, Illinois

 

Indiana Bluegrass Music Festivals

Little Grantville Bluegrass Festival Bedford, IN

Memorial Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival  Kendallville, Indiana

Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival Bean Blossom, Indiana

Wakarusa Bluegrass Festival Wakarusa, Indiana

Sheridan Bluegrass Fever Sheridan, Indiana

Labor Day Weekend Bluegrass Music Festival Kendallville, Indiana

Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame and Uncle Pen Days Bean Blossom, Indiana

 

Iowa Bluegrass Music Festivals

Spring Bluegrass Festival Burlington, Iowa

 

Kansas Bluegrass Music Festivals

Walnut Valley Festival Winfield, Kansas

Milford Bluegrass Festival Junction City, Kansas

Ottawa Family Bluegrass Festival Ottawa, Kansas

 

Kentucky Bluegrass Festivals

Festival of the Bluegrass Lexington, Kentucky

Rudy Fest Bluegrass Festival Grayson, KY

ROMPFest  Owensboro, Kentucky

Old Joe Clark Bluegrass Festival Renfro Valley, KY

Goin’ Back to Harlan Festival Kentucky

Carter County Shriners Festival Olive Hill, KY

Lake Cumberland Bluegrass Festival Russell Springs, KY

Bluegrass in the Park Festival Henderson, Kentucky

Bluegrass 101 Bluegrass Festival Shepardsville, Kentucky

Poppy Mountain Bluegrass Festival Morehead, KY

Meadowgreen Park Fall Festival Clay City, Kentucky

Franklin Music Festival Franklin, Kentucky

Cumberland River Bluegrass Festival Burkesville, Kentucky

Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival Vine Grove, KY

Bluegrass Through The Years Prestonsburg, KY

Lawsons Fall Bluegrass Festival Eastern, KY

Crowe Fest Wilmore, Kentucky

Jerusalem Ridge Rosine, KY

Bill Monroe-Style Mandolin Camp Owensboro, Kentucky

Newgrass Festival Bowling Green, Kentucky

Salt Lick Bluegrass Festival Shepardsville, Kentucky

International Bluegrass Music Museum Owensboro, KY

Sally Gap Bluegrass Festival Williamsburg, KY

 

Maine Bluegrass Music Festivals

Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival Litchfield, ME

The County Bluegrass Festival July 24-27, 2014 Fort Fairfield, Maine

Ossippee Valley Music Festival  South Hiram, Maine

Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival Litchfield, ME

The County Bluegrass Labor Day Festival Fort Fairfield, Maine

Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival  Brunswick, Maine

Saddleback Mountain Bluegrass Festival Saddleback, Maine

The County Bluegrass Festival Fort Fairfield, Maine

 

Maryland Bluegrass Music Festivals

Arcadia Spring Bluegrass Festival Arcadia, MD

Charm City Folk & Bluegrass Festival Baltimore, Maryland

Delfest  Cumberland, Maryland

Deer Creek Fiddler’s Convention Westminster, Maryland

Common Ground on the Hill Festival Westminster, MD

L’il Margaret’s Bluegrass Festival Leonardtown, Maryland

Arcadia Fall Bluegrass Festival Arcadia, MD

 

Massachusetts Bluegrass Music Festivals

Joe Val Bluegrass Music Festival  Framingham, MA

Mandolin Camp North Charlton, Massachusetts

Bluegrass on the Bogs  East Wareham, MA

Boston Bluegrass Union Concert Series Lexington, MA

Lowell Folk Festival Lowell, Mass

 

Michigan Bluegrass Music Festivals

Charlotte Bluegrass Festival  Charlotte, Michigan

Salt River Acres Bluegrass Festival  Midland, Michigan

Great Lakes Folk Festival East Lansing, MI

Riverfolk Festival & Jam Camp Manchester, MI

Porcupine Mountains Music Festival Ontonagon, Michigan

Milan Bluegrass Festival Milan, MI

Wheatland Music Festival Remus, Michigan

Pickin’ on Cystic Fibrosis Milan, MI

JuneGrass Bluegrass Festival  Lowell, MI

 

Minnesota Bluegrass Music Festivals

Winter Bluegrass Weekend   Plymouth, MN

Cabin Fever Duluth, Minnesota

Albert Lea Spring Bluegrass Festival Albert Lea, MN

SEMBA Spring Bluegrass Festival Houston, Minnesota

Minnesota Homegrown Kickoff Richmond, MN

Family Bluegrass Weekend Garden City, MN

Lakes Bluegrass Festival Pine River, Minnesota

SEMBA Summer Bluegrass Festival Houston, MN

Minnesota Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival Richmond, MN

Laughing Waters Blluegrass Festival Minneapolis, MN

Boats and Bluegrass Winona, Minnesota

Albert Lea Fall Bluegrass Music Festival Albert Lea, MN

Harvest Jam Minneapolis, MN

Bluegrass in November Savage, Minnesota

 

Missouri Bluegrass Music Festivals

Sally Mountain Park Bluegrass Festival  Queen City, Missouri

Silver Dollar City Bluegrass and BBQ Festival  Branson, MO

Back Forty Memorial Day Bluegrass Festival  Curryville, MO

Ozark Rivers Bluegrass Festival Eminence, MO

Back Forty Bluegrass Festival  Curryville, MO

Ozark Rivers Bluegrass Festival Labor Day Weekend Eminence, Missouri

Starvy Creek Fall Bluegrass Festival Conway, Missouri

Sally Mountain Park Bluegrass Festival Queen City, Missouri

Starvy Creek Summer Bluegrass Festival Conway, Missouri

Arcadia Fall Mountain Music Festival Ironton, Missouri

Arcadia Spring Mountain Music Festival Ironton, Missouri

Missouri Area Bluegrass Committee

Roots N Blues N BBQ Columbia, Missouri

Prater Family Music Shows

 

Montana Bluegrass Festivals

Hardtimes Bluegrass Festival Hamilton, Montana

Big Sky Big Grass Big Sky, Montana

 

Nevada Music Festivals

Americana Music Festival Virginia City, Nevada

 

New Jersey Bluegrass Music Festivals

Delaware Valley Bluegrass Music Festival Woodstown, New Jersey

 

New Mexico Bluegrass Music Festivals

Santa Fe Bluegrass and Old Time Music Festival Santa Fe, New Mexico

Wildlife West Music Festival Edgewood, New Mexico

Weed Bluegrass Festival Weed, New Mexico

Quay County Bluegrass Music Festival Tucumcari, NM

Heritage Days Bluegrass Festival Portales, NM

 

New York Bluegrass Music Festivals

Busy Bird Bluegrass Festival  Berkshire, NY

Upper Hudson Bluegrass Festival North Creek, New York

Pickin’ in the Pasture Lodi, New York

Mohawk Valley Bluegrass Festival Boonville, NY

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival Oak Hill, New York

Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival Trumansburg, NY

Winter Village Bluegrass Festival Ithaca, New York

Winter Village Fiddle Camp Ithaca, New York

 

North Carolina Bluegrass Festivals

Bluegrass First Class  Asheville, NC

Neuse Bluegrass Festival  Kinston, North Carolina

Big Lick Bluegrass Festival  Oakboro, NC

Merlefest Bluegrass Festival Wilkesboro, NC

Doyle Lawson Bluegrass Festival Denton, NC

Lil John’s Mountain Music Fest Memorial Day Weekend Snow Camp, NC

Red White and Bluegrass Festival  Morganton, NC

North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival Marion, NC

Denton FarmPark Bluegrass Music Festival Denton, North Carolina

Mountain Song Festival Brevard, North Carolina

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival Raleigh, NC

Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival Pittsboro, NC

Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival

Red White and Bluegrass Music Festival Morganton, NC

Cherokee Bluegrass Festival Cherokee, North Carolina

PineCone Concerts and Workshops Raleigh, NC

Bluegrass & Old Time Fiddlers Convention Mt Airy, North Carolina

PreddyFest Bluegrass Music Festival Franklinton, North Carolina

Ola Belle Reed Music FestivalLansing, NC

 

Ohio Bluegrass Music Festivals

Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival Wilmington, Ohio

Bluegrass in the Hills Hopedale, Ohio

COBA Bluegrass Festival  Croton, Ohio

Bluegrass in the Hills Hopedale, Ohio

Norwalk Music Festival  Norwalk, Ohio

Bluegrass in the Hills Hopedale, Ohio

Mohican Bluegrass Festival Glenmont, Ohio

Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival Wilmington, Ohio

Perrysburg Bluegrass Festival  Perrysburg, Ohio

Appalachian Uprising Scottown, OH

The MACC Bluegrass Classic Lockbourne, Ohio

Brown County Bluegrass Festival Georgetown, Ohio

 

Oregon Bluegrass Music Festivals

Wheeler County Bluegrass Festival Fossil, Oregon

River City Bluegrass Festival Portland, Oregon

Bluegrass at the Beach Nehalem, OR

Sisters Folk Festival Sisters, Oregon

 

Pennsylvania Bluegrass Music Festivals

Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival Gettysburg, PA

NEPA Bluegrass Festival Tunkhannock, PA

Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival Wind Gap, PA

Smoked Country Jam Bluegrass Music Festival Cross Fork, Pennsylvania

Laurel Highlands Bluegrass Festival Waterford, PA

Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival Centre Hall, Pennsylvania

Southern Cove Bluegrass Festival New Enterprise, PA

Coleman Station Bluegrass Festival Friedens, PA

Bluegrass on the Grass Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

AFBA Bluegrass Festival Wind Gap, PA

Lyons Fiddle Festival Lyons, Pennsylvania

Poconos Bluegrass Festival Newfoundland, Pennsylvania

 

South Carolina Bluegrass Music Festivals

RenoFest Hartsville, SC

Aiken Bluegrass Festival Aiken, South Carolina

Ocean Lakes Bluegrass Festival Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Congaree Bluegrass Festival Cayce, South Carolina

South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival Myrtle Beach, SC

 

 

Tennessee Bluegrass Music Festivals

SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards  Nashville, TN

Boxcar Pinion Bluegrass Festival Chattanooga, Tennessee

Bloomin’ Barbecue & Bluegrass Sevierville, TN

Smithville Fiddlers’ Jamboree Smithville, TN

Uncle Dave Macon Days Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Stringtime in the Smokies Pigeon Forge, TN

Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival Kodak, Tennessee

Three Sisters Bluegrass Festival Chattanooga, TN

Tennessee Fall Homecoming Clinton, TN

Christmas in the Smokies Pigeon Forge, TN

NashCamp Fairview, Tennessee

Tony Gore’s Bluegrass Music & BBQ Sevierville, TN

 

Texas Bluegrass Music Festivals

Bluegrass Heritage Festival Arlington, Texas

Old Settlers Music Festival Austin, Texas

Free State Bluegrass Music Festival Canton, TX

Melody Ranch Bluegrass Festival Sherman, Texas

Texas Folklife Festival San Antonio, TX

Overton Bluegrass Festival Overton, Texas

Hill Country Acoustic Music Camps Kerrville, Texas

Fire on the Strings League City, Texas

Old Mobeetie Music Festival ,Old Mobeetie, TX

Melody Ranch’s Deep Summer Bluegrass Festival Tom Bean, TX

Salmon Lake Park Bluegrass Festival Labor Day Weekend Grapeland, Texas

Sandyland Bluegrass Reunion Nacogdoches, TX

Spring Creek Bluegrass Festival Bellville, Texas

Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival Farmers Branch, Texas

Winter Indoor Jamboree Amarillo, TX

Argyle Bluegrass Festival  Argyle, Texas

 

Utah Bluegrass Music Festivals

Ogden Music Festival Ogden, Utah

Intermountain Acoustic Music Association

 

Vermont Bluegrass Music Festivals

Jenny Brook Bluegrass Festival Tunbridge, Vermont

Basin Bluegrass Festival Brandon, Vermont

North Branch Bluegrass Festival  Bridgewater, Vermont

Grand Point North Burlington, Vermont

 

Virginia Bluegrass Festivals

Cabin Fever Pickin’ Party Chesapeake, Virginia

Rockahock Bluegrass Festival Lanexa, Virginia

HoustonFest Galax, Virginia

Ralph Stanley Bluegrass Festival  Coeburn, Virginia

Central Virginia Spring Bluegrass Festival Amelia, Virginia

Graves Mountain Music Festival Syria, Virginia

Virginia Mountain Music Festival Claypool Hill, Virginia

Mineral Bluegrass Festival Mineral, VA

Old Fiddler’s Convention Galax, Virginia

Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion Bristol, TN/VA

Bluegrass in the Park Grottoes, Virginia

Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival Buena Vista, Virginia

Rockahock Fall Bluegrass Festival Lanexa, Virginia

Wayside Bluegrass Festival Stuart, Virginia

Clinch Mountain Music Festival Gate City, Virginia

Bluegrass in the Blue Ridge Luray, Virginia

Central Virginia Bluegrass Festival Amelia, Virginia

Labor Day Weekend Gospel Singing – Stuart, Virginia

Oak Grove Folk Music Festival Staunton, Virginia

 

Washington Bluegrass Music Festivals

Wintergrass Bellevue, Washington

Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival Cashmere, Washington

Darrington Bluegrass Festival Darrington, Washington

Five Suns Bluegrass Festival Moses Lake, Washington

Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival Stevenson, Washington

Mount St. Helens Bluegrass Festival Toledo, Washington

Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival Medical Lake, Washington

Bluegrass From the Forest Festival Shelton, Washington

Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle, Washington

Sacajawea Bluegrass Festival Pasco, Washington

Winlock Picker’s Festival Winlock, Washington

 

West Virginia Bluegrass Music Festivals

Music in the Mountains Bluegrass Festival Summersville, WV

Appalachian String Band Festival Clifftop, WV

Pickin in Parsons  Parsons, West Virginia

South Branch Valley Bluegrass Festival Romney, West Virginia

 

Wisconsin Bluegrass Music Festivals

River Falls Bluegrass Festival River Falls, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Irish Fest Milwaukee, Wisconsin

East Troy Bluegrass Festival East Troy, Wisconsin

Larryfest La Farge, Wisconsin

Bluegrass In The Pines Rosholt, Wisconsin

Viroqua Bluegrass Festival Viroqua, Wisconsin

 

Wyoming Bluegrass Music Festivals

Big Horn Mountain Festival Buffalo, Wyoming

Beartrap Summer Festival Casper Mountain, Wyoming

Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival Alta, Wyoming

Wyoming State BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival Worland, Wyoming

Grand Targhee Bluegrass Camp

 

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