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Bluegrass Festival Listings

Updated 7/14/2014

This page lists selected festivals in the Western U.S. that may be of interest to BASC or SDBS members. Just click on the festival name to go to its website. Please email us if you know of a regional bluegrass festival not listed here, or have an update or correction to any festival listed here.

Blythe Bluegrass Festival

3 day third weekend in January festival in Blythe, CA

Anderson Marsh State Park Bluegrass Festival

Is no longer being held, but might return in the future.

Four Corner States Bluegrass Festival

An annual festival and fiddle championship in Wickenburg, AZ.
One of the oldest bluegrass festivals in the Southwest, it is held in November.

Huck Finn's Country & Bluegrass Jamboree

An annual festival held on Father's Day weekend. Now in Ontario California.

California Bluegrass Association Father's Day Bluegrass Festival

Annual festival held in Grass Valley, CA

Julian Music Festival

Expanding its horizons you will not only find Bluegrass,
but an Americana mix of Western ballads and Classic Folk Music.
In September in San Diego County

Palisade Bluegrass and Roots Music Festival

An annual festival at Riverbend Park in Palisade, CO. In June

Live Oak Music Festival

An annual festival held in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley. In June

Millpond Traditional Music Festival

An annual festival in Bishop.

Old Town Temecula Bluegrass Festival

2 day festival/street fair held in March in Temecula, CA.

Parkfield Bluegrass Festival

Four days in May festival in Parkfield, CA

Prescott Bluegrass Festival

A FREE June bluegrass festival in Prescott, AZ

Bluegrassin' in the Foothills

September bluegrass festival in Plymouth, CA.

San Francisco Bluegrass & Old-Time Festival

Annual 10 day festival in San Francisco (not held in 2014, but may return)

Strawberry Music Festivals

Festivals in the Spring and Fall near Yosemite.

Summergrass San Diego

Annual 3 day festival held in late August in Vista, CA

Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival

Southern California's favorite old time/bluegrass festival near Agoura Hills at Paramount Ranch.
Third Sunday in May, from 9am to 6pm

Wintergrass Festival

Indoor festival in Tacoma, Washington. In late February.

Hemet Elks Bluegrass Jamboree

Three day festival in Hemet Ca in August.

Mt. St. Helens Bluegrass Festival

Three day festival in Toledo Washington in August

Ramona Bluegrass Festival

Two day festival in Ramona, CA in May

Benson Bluegrass Festival

Three day festival in Benson, Az in April (last held in 2013, but might return)