November 8, 2019


2020 Ticket On-Sale

The time is here, Festivarians! We’re ready to announce all the details for the 2020 ticket on-sale.

As a special thank-you to our volunteers, for the first time ever we are opening Telluride Bluegrass Festival applications before the general on-sale…which means our volunteers will be the first ones to secure tickets to the event!

The first ticket sales go live in less than one month… Visit the link below to see the full schedule of all ticket on-sales, school registrations, and volunteer application openings.

More Info

November 5, 2019


Planet Bluegrass Joins Forces with New Ticketing Partner

For the first time ever, Planet Bluegrass is joining forces with a ticketing partner to bring our Festivarians the best ticketing experience available on the market.

Want to learn more? Click the button below to find out:

- What inspired the shift
- Why we chose See Tickets
- What to expect with our new system
- What will be the same as our old system

Learn More

July 3, 2019


Limited Number of RockyGrass Instrument Contest Spots Remain

A limited number of spots remain for the dobro, banjo, and fiddle RockyGrass Instrument Contests! The winner in each category will receive a brand new instrument from our Festival partners:

Banjo: Deering John Hartford 5-String Banjo
Guitar: Preston Thompson D-MA Guitar
Mandolin: San Juan Mandolin F-5
Dobro: Beard Deco Phonic Model 57 Squareneck
Fiddle: Thomas Verdot Paragon Fiddle

Due to a last-minute cancellation, we are also looking for one more band for the RockyGrass Band Contest.

Register Now

November 4, 2018


RockyGrass Academy Lottery Opens Tomorrow!

Whether you’re a novice or advanced picker, spend the week before the RockyGrass Festival immersed in the world of bluegrass. Spend your days in instrument workshops, jam coaching, and a variety of electives including practice techniques, accompaniment, improvisation, learning tunes, and music history. Evenings feature band scrambles, barbecues, and campground jams along the St. Vrain River for pickers of all ages, abilities, and experience levels.

Preliminary faculty announcement prior to the lottery opening. Classes are offered in: guitar, mandolin, banjo (bluegrass & clawhammer), fiddle, dobro, bass, vocals, songwriting, instrument building, and the Kids Camp (ages 7-14).

Registration for the 2019 Academy is open from November 5 thru 14 via the online lottery.