All-Star Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration next Friday (Sept 9) featuring Long Road Home, Blue Canyon Boys, Pete & Joan Wernick, many more... [ Wildflower image ]
 

Blue Canyon Boys (photo: Ken Wilson)With an unforgettable sold-out festival season now behind us, it's time to look toward golden aspens, bonfires, and the intimacy of the Wildflower Concert Series in Lyons... We begin our Autumn 2011 season next Friday (Sept 9) with a historic celebration of the 100th Birthday of Bill Monroe - without whom neither bluegrass music nor RockyGrass nor Planet Bluegrass would exist.

Long Road HomeWe've invited a number of our favorite Colorado bands to celebrate the life and music of the father of bluegrass, including Long Road Home, Blue Canyon Boys, Pete & Joan Wernick, Mountain Holler, The Stanleytones, and The Jaspers. Proceeds from this very special evening benefit the Colorado Bluegrass Music Society's "bluegrass in the schools" program. Tickets ($15) are available now at shop.bluegrass.com or 800-624-2422.

Then the following weekend (Sept 17), plan to join us for the final summer weekend on Planet Bluegrass at the 5th Annual Mabon Concert. Adam Aijala & Ben Kaufmann (photo: Russell Bramlett)We're opening the gates at 2pm for an afternoon of Mabon revelry, hearty drink and food, bonfire, camping, and 2 intimate sets from 2 of our favorite musicians – Adam Aijala & Ben Kaufmann from Yonder Mountain String Band – to celebrate the Autumnal Equinox. Tickets ($30) and camping ($10) are available now.

The Wildflower Concert Series continues in October with an evening of Celtic virtuosity from the band widely proclaimed as the most popular, influential, and exciting Celtic band to ever emerge from the United States – Solas (!!) – on October 7. And more still to be announced...

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Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration An All-Star Celebration of Bill Monroe's Centennial featuring...
Long Road Home • Blue Canyon Boys
Pete & Joan Wernick • Mountain Holler
The Stanleytones • The Jaspers • more...

Friday, September 9, 8:00pm
$15 advance [ buy tickets / facebook rsvp ]
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Mabon Celebration w/ Adam Aijala & Ben Kaufmann Our 5th Annual Mabon Celebration...
Adam Aijala & Ben Kaufmann
of Yonder Mountain String Band

Saturday, September 17, 8:00pm
$30 advance [ buy tickets / facebook rsvp ]
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Solas A compellingly original view of traditional Celtic music...
Solas
Friday, October 7, 8:00pm
$25 advance [ buy tickets / facebook rsvp ]
--- Spend the full evening in our wonderful little town of Lyons. Enjoy one of our great restaurants (sushi, pizza, tapas, Mexican, brewpub, BBQ, and more). Play a few games of classic pinball. Then walk over to Planet Bluegrass to grab drinks at the Wildflower bar (New Belgium Beer, wine, and hot drinks). We can't wait to see you this fall in the Wildflower.
 
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Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration featuring:
Long Road Home,
Blue Canyon Boys,
The Stanleytones,
Mountain Holler,
Pete & Joan Wernick,
The Jaspers, & more

September 9

Mabon Celebration w/
Adam Aijala &
Ben Kaufmann

September 17

Solas
October 7

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