Telluride Bluegrass Festival Announces 2018 Lineup Additions & Daily Schedule


The 2018 Telluride Bluegrass Festival will take place in scenic Telluride, Colorado on June 21 – 24. Organizers of the 45th annual event confirmed a number of additions to this year’s lineup, as well as the daily schedule of performances.

Additional performers for the 2018 Telluride Bluegrass Festival lineup include Tedeschi Trucks Band, Bela Fleck & Brooklyn Rider, Frigg, The Railsplitters, Phoebe Hunt & the Gatherers, The Maes and returning to the event for the first time in 15 years, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. They join a lineup already featuring Sam Bush Band, Sturgill Simpson, Emmylou Harris, The Del McCoury Band, Yonder Mountain String Band, Greensky Bluegrass, The Wood Brothers, Leftover Salmon, I’m With Her, The Infamous Stringdusters, The Telluride House Band made up of Sam Bush, Bela Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Bryan Sutton, Stuart Duncan and Edgar Meyer, along with several others. Mandolin player Chris Thile will perform solo and with Punch Brothers, as well as host a live broadcast of his weekly radio program Live From Here.

Single-day tickets are available via this link.

Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2018 Daily Schedule

June 21

  • Tedeschi Trucks Band
  • The Del McCoury Band
  • I’m With Her: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O’Donovan
  • The Wood Brothers
  • Billy Strings
  • The Railsplitters
  • Chris Thile

June 22

  • Greensky Bluegrass
  • Telluride House Band featuring Sam, Béla, Jerry, Edgar, Bryan & Stuart
  • Emmylou Harris
  • The Infamous Stringdusters
  • The Jerry Douglas Band
  • Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers
  • Frigg
  • The Maes

June 23

  • Leftover Salmon
  • Sam Bush Band
  • St. Paul & The Broken Bones
  • Telluride Troubadour
  • “Live From Here” with Chris Thile
  • Peter Rowan & the Free Mexican Airforce featuring Flaco Jimenez
  • Béla Fleck & Brooklyn Rider
  • Sugar & the Mint
  • Band Contest Finals

June 24

  • Sturgill Simpson
  • Punch Brothers
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
  • Yonder Mountain String Band
  • Tim O’Brien Band
  • Edgar Meyer & Christian McBride
  • Gospel Set