Telluride Bluegrass Fest: Single-Day Line-up All In Now!

Planet Bluegrass is proud to announce the complete single-day main stage lineup for the 42nd Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival, June 18-21, 2015. The complete lineup includes final additions: Janelle Monáe, Robert Earl Keen, Rhonda Vincent, Brett Dennen, Steep Canyon Rangers, and more.
Janelle Monae, recent add-on to award-winning Telluride Bluegrass.

Janelle Monae, recent add-on to award-winning Telluride Bluegrass.

They join a lineup that already included Ry Cooder, Sharon White & Ricky Skaggs; Kacey Musgraves; John Butler Trio; and the Telluride House Band featuring Sam Bush (celebrating 41 years as the King of Telluride), Bela Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Edgar Meyer, Stuart Duncan and Bryan Sutton.
The final Telluride Bluegrass lineup includes these new additions:
* Janelle Monáe — The inimitable, award-winning, songwriter, performer, producer, CoverGirl and avant-garde funkstress
* Robert Earl Keen — Legendary Texas singer-songwriter, celebrating more than 30 years in music and his latest album “Happy Prisoner: The Bluegrass Sessions”
* Rhonda Vincent & The Rage — Int’l Bluegrass Music Association’s 7-time Female Vocalist of the Year
* Brett Dennen — Beloved Northern California folk-pop singer-songwriter, returning for his third Telluride Bluegrass appearance
* Steep Canyon Rangers — Grammy-winning North Carolina bluegrass band
* Johnnyswim — Folk-soul husband and wife duo from Los Angeles
* Robert Ellis — Innovative Texas troubadour and his virtuosic electric band
* Mustered Courage — Acclaimed Australian bluegrass quartet
A few Thursday and Sunday single-day tickets are still available here or 800-624-2422.
Four-day passes sold-out in 20 minutes in early December prior to any lineup announcement.
The 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival was recently named “Music Festival of the Year” at the 26th Annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards. The 10,000-person festival is held the weekend of the Summer Solstice in a historic mining town deep in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. Four different alpine waterfalls are visible throughout the small town (population 2000, elevation 8750’).
The single-day lineup for each day (listed in reverse performance order):
* Telluride House Band featuring Sam, Bela, Jerry, Edgar, Bryan & Stuart * John Butler Trio * Hot Rize * Rhiannon Giddens * Robert Earl Keen * Jerry Douglas Band * Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan *
FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2015
* Trampled By Turtles * Janelle Monáe * Punch Brothers * Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn * Peter Rowan’s Twang an’ Groove * Lau * Johnnyswim * Mustered Courage *
* Leftover Salmon * Sam Bush Band * Lake Street Dive * Telluride Troubadour * Yonder Mountain String Band * Steep Canyon Rangers * Robert Ellis * Trout Steak Revival * Band Contest Finals *
SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 2015
* Cooder – White – Skaggs * Kacey Musgraves * Greensky Bluegrass * Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer * Brett Dennen * Rhonda Vincent & The Rage * Rock My Soul featuring The Fairfield Four & The McCrary Sisters *
Since Thursday has a few tickets left, watch this video featuring  Rhiannon Giddens in action:

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