51st Telluride Bluegrass Festival Boasts Stellar Lineup

51st Telluride Bluegrass Festival Boasts Stellar Lineup

The Punch Brothers at the 2023 Telluride Bluegrass Festival
There are few experiences like the Telluride Bluegrass Festival in picturesque Telluride, Colorado. Simply stepping foot into town is like entering a real-life fairytale village, not to mention the world class music you’ll experience over four days. Some years the festival sells out immediately, but this year there are still a few tickets and camping passes available.

The Telluride Bluegrass Festival is celebrating it’s 51st year in 2024, and one of the founding fathers of Newgrass, Sam Bush, will mark his 50th appearance at the fest this year. He’ll join a host of towering names from the bluegrass realm like 2-time Grammy winner Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Jerry Douglas and Tommy Emmanuel, Sierra Hull, Big Poplar, The Lil Smokies, The Po’ Ramblin Boys, and AJ Lee & Blue Summit.

You also have two of the top artists surging in independent country right now performing, with Sierra Ferrell making a return appearance after stunning Telluride in 2023, and Charley Crockett making his debut, undoubtedly checking off a bucket list item by appearing at the legendary festival. Lyle Lovett and his Large Band will also headline one evening.

Telluride is not easy to get to and is expensive to stay at. But anyone who has been will attest that it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience of amazing views and music. Inspired by the picturesque scene, you often see some of the most inspired sets, and some of the most legendary collaborations at Telluride that you can’t experience anywhere else.

For more information and to purchase tickets, go to bluegrass.com/telluride.

Daily Lineups:

Thursday, June 20th: 

Charley Crockett
Madison Cunningham
Telluride House Band (feat. Sam, Béla, Jerry, Edgar, Bryan, & Stuart)
Big Richard
The Langan Band
Sierra Hull
Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass
Chris Thile

Friday, June 21st: 

The Infamous Stringdusters
Elephant Revival
Leftover Salmon
As We Speak: Béla Fleck, Zakir Hussain, Edgar Meyer, feat. Rakesh Chaurasia
AJ Lee & Blue Summit
Chatham County Line
The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys
Larry & Joe

Saturday, June 22nd: 

Sam Bush Band
Sierra Ferrell 
Telluride Troubadour
Punch Brothers
Ocie Elliot
The Lil Smokies
The Fretliners
Band Contest Finals

Sunday, June 23rd: 

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band
Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway
Jerry Douglas & Tommy Emmanuel
Mighty Poplar
Peter Rowan
The Sensational Barnes Brothers

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