The 2018 RockyGrass Festival will be held July 27 – 29 in Lyons, Colorado. Organizers of the 46th annual event, which was founded by Bill Monroe and the Colorado Bluegrass Music Society in 1973, have announced the initial lineup.
Highlights include a reunited Old & In The Grey (featuring Peter Rowan, David Grisman, Sam Bush, Keith Little & Samson Grisman), a special David Grisman Quintet reunion of the 1978 Hot Dawg band (featuring David Grisman, Darol Anger, Mike Marshall, Todd Phillips and special guest Wyatt Rice) and a quintet featuring female IBMA instrumentalist of the year winners (Alison Brown, Becky Buller, Sierra Hull, Missy Raines & Molly Tuttle). Also of note is the only-at-RockyGrass appearance of the Sam Bush Bluegrass Band and a festival-closing set from Hot Rize in honor of their 40th anniversary. Check out the complete initial lineup below.
Tickets and camping are on sale now via shop.bluegrass.com.
RockyGrass 2018 Initial Lineup
- * Hot Rize
- * Old & In the Gray
- * Sam Bush Bluegrass Band
- * The David Grisman Quintet presents “Hot Dawg”
- * Steep Canyon Rangers
- * Alison Brown, Becky Buller, Sierra Hull, Missy Raines & Molly Tuttle
- * Peter Rowan
- * Balsam Range
- * Jeff Austin Band
- * Robbie Fulks
- * Richie & Rosie
- * The Cleverlys
- * Jeff Scroggins & Colorado
- * Grant Gordy Quartet
- * The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys
- * Bill & The Belles
- * Meadow Mountain
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