Rockygrass Band Contest

Rockygrass Band Contest

Rockygrass Band Contest

Rockygrass Band Contest

Bands perform around a single microphone in the Wildflower Pavilion on Saturday (preliminary round) and Sunday (final round) in the Wildflower Pavilion.

Awards include an invitation to play a set at the 2020 Festival, cash prizes, and more. Past winners of the RockyGrass band contest include Steep Canyon Rangers, Chatham County Line, Town Mountain, Blue Canyon Boys, Front Country, The Railsplitters, RapidGrass, The Wooks, Meadow Mountain and 2019 winners Never Come Down.

2019 Winners

Congratulations to the 2019 RockyGrass band contest winners Never Come Down from Portland, OR! They’ll be performing a full main stage set at the 48th Annual RockyGrass (July 24-26, 2020).


1st Place:

$750, strings and Festival main stage performance in the year 2020

2nd Place:

$500 & strings

3rd Place:

$300 & strings

  • Prizes awarded immediately following final rounds


Rules & Guidelines