Telluride Bluegrass: 2015 Line-up Announced

As we approach the winter solstice, Planet Bluegrass is proud to announce the preliminary single-day lineup for the 42nd Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival (June 18-21, 2015).

Ry Cooder, about now, photographer, Chris Pizzello Associated Press

Ry Cooder, about now. Photographer: Chris Pizzello Associated Press

* Sam Bush Band

* Cooder – White – Skaggs

Ry Cooder when Telluride BLuegrass first came knocking about 25 years ago

Ry Cooder when Telluride BLuegrass first came knocking about 25 years ago

* John Butler Trio

* Kacey Musgraves

* Telluride House Band

* Yonder Mountain String Band

* Trampled by Turtles

* Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

* Leftover Salmon

* Punch Brothers

* Hot Rize

* Greensky Bluegrass

* Lake Street Dive

* Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band

* Jerry Douglas Band

* Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer

* Rhiannon Giddens

* Rock My Soul featuring The Fairfield Four & The McCrary Sisters

* Lau

* Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan

* Trout Steak Revival

* Telluride Troubadour & Band Contests

* many more still to be announced…

4-day passes for the festival sold-out in 10 minutes after going onsale on Friday, December 5. In those 10 minutes, Planet Bluegrass received orders from all 50 states and numerous foreign countries, with online orders arriving at a rate of 40 per second.

Thursday and Sunday single-day tickets, as well as camping in several nearby campgrounds, are still available at or 800-624-2422.

Saturday and Friday single-day tickets are now sold-out.

Set in a historic mining town deep in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, the 10,000-person festival is held the weekend of the summer solstice. Four different alpine waterfalls are visible throughout the small town (population 2000, elevation 8750′).

The 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival has been has been nominated for the prestigious “Music Festival of the Year” award in the live music industry’s 26th Annual Pollstar Awards.  This marks the first time any Colorado event has been nominated for one of Pollstar’s festival awards.

The commemorative book leather-bound book, “Telluride Bluegrass Festival: Forty Years of Festivation” is available now at fine booksellers around Colorado and from Amazon.




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