19th Annual RUDY FEST 

June 18-22 

Poppy Mountain, Morehead, KY

4 days of the best artists in bluegrass plus best band competition June 15,16&17. For tickets and lodging Info:

www.rudyfest.com


Festivals - 2019

Looking for Bluegrass Festivals where you can hear great live music from your favorite bands or Bluegrass artists? Planning a vacation out of state and wondering if there are any Bluegrass Events on the way to or near your destination? Check the list below and come back often. We will update this page as information becomes available.

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​​​SunValley BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL 

July 12-13 

AJ Jolly Park, Campbell Co., KY

Open jam Friday night

Live Music on Saturday!

​Come out and support our Member Bands and Regional favorites!

Family friendly fun, food, drink, camping and kids activities

Info: call Jeff (859)750-0505



The FESTIVAL of the BLUEGRASS June 6-9 Kentucky Horse Park Campground -exit 120, I-75S

Special Music Camp for Kids June 8-18

Camping and Jamming, Info:

​www.festivalofthebluegrass.com


​​​IBMA MuseumROMP FESTIVAL 

June 26-29 

Waterfront, Owensboro, KY

Great Music all weekend, good food, and lot's of fun. Check out the new IBMA Museum while you are there.  Info:

www.rompfest.com


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Vinkolet Winery & Restaurant

June 1st - 11am to 8pm

 11069 Colerain Ave

Cincinnati, OH 45250

4 Bands. Food Booths, beer & wine

Art & Craft vendors

Free admission & parking

RV parking ok (no hookups)

Family Friendly

No pets

An afternoon of live music in the beautiful winery setting

for info, see 'events' at

www.vinokletwines.com



Additional Festival Favorites

Kentucky:

Sept 12-15, 2019 Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Festival, Monroe Homeplace, Rosine, KY  https://www.jerusalemridgefestival.com

Sept 26-28 20th Annual Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival, Vine Grove, KY    https://vinegrovebluegrass.com


Indiana:

May 29-June 1 - 9th Annual Bean Blossom John Hartford Memorial Festival

Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground. http://www.Johnhartfordmemfest.com

June 8-16 53rd Annual Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival ​8days, 50 bands!

Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground. http://www.billmonroemusicpark.com​

Sept 18-21 Bill Monroe Hall of Fame Uncle Pen Days Festival, Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground. http://www.billmonroemusicpark.com

​​​SAM JAM BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL 

August 28-Sept 1 

Pike County Fairgrounds

Piketon, OH

Amazing 5 days of Music from some of the best names in Bluegrass plus a youth music camp, corn-hole, Sunday prayer service. For this year's lineup of entertainment and info:

www.samjambluegrass.com



Ohio:

June 5-8, 2019 Bluegrass in the Hills, Mickey's Mountain, Hopedale, OH

http://bluegrassfestivalguide.com/events/bluegrass-in-the-hills

July 24-27  Musicians Against Child Cancer Festival, Marengo, OH. Cardinal Center Campground. Info: http://musiciansagainstchildhoodcancer.com


New York State:

July 18-21 - Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival ​Oak Hill, NY. 4500 campsites, youth music camp 5 stages of music in the Catskill Mountains. For info go to:

https://grefoxbluegrass.com

August 23-25 - Summer Hoot Music Festival, Ashokan Center, Olivebridge, NY.

Americana and roots music, two campgrounds, three stages, great live music, arts/craft/food vendors, campsite jamming while experiencing the Ashokan Community Arts Center compound's natural rustic beauty. For info go to: http://hoot.love