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Bluegrass Festival Listings

Updated 5/29/2015

This page lists selected festivals in the Western U.S. that may be of interest to BASC 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 festival 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. as been discontinued.
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.
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)