Monocle Band celebrates their CD release on October 20 in the Wildflower Pavilion
Monocle Band in the Wildflower on Oct. 20

Thanks to everyone who helped make our 2017 summer of festivation so magical -- from the artists to the staff & volunteers to the thousands of Festivarians who journeyed to Planet Bluegrass from around the world. Mark your calendars now for our 2018 summer festivals (dates on the left). Watch for details about our 2018 ticket lotteries early this fall; all other 2018 tickets will go on sale in December. And look back on some of our favorite Festival moments (and share some of your own) on our Facebook page and on Instagram (@planet.bluegrass).

The Lil' Smokies on the Telluride Bluegrass stage (photo: Benko Photographics)
Tell us about your Telluride Bluegrass Experience
(photo Benko Photographics)

Join us in Lyons this fall for 2 more cozy indoor Friday evenings of music in our Wildflower Pavilion including: Monocle Band's CD Release Party and our season finale with captivating singer-songwriter (and beloved Folks Festival icon) Vance Gilbert. Tickets are on sale now at or 800-624-2422. Bonfires along the river, beer & wine at the Wildflower bar, and music on the intimate Wildflower stage. Spread the word to your Festivarian family!

Stringdusters on the Palm Theatre stage during 2016 NightGrass (photo Benko Photographics)
Telluride NightGrass
(photo Benko Photographics)

It's been more than 4 years since our town of Lyons, CO was hit by a historic 500-year flood. Learn more about the rebirth of Planet Bluegrass from PBS NewsHour, Westword, Denver Post, 9News, CBS4-Denver, 7News-Denver, and Boulder Weekly.

With much love,
The Folks on Planet Bluegrass