Sam Bush at Telluride Bluegrass (photo Benko Photographics)
Sam Bush at Telluride Bluegrass
(photo Benko Photographics)

If you're not among the lucky Festivarians in Telluride this weekend, throw your tarp out in the backyard and tune in to the live audio stream on KOTO and follow us on Facebook for photos and more.

Tickets and camping for all our 2015 events are onsale now at or 800-624-2422, including the historic 25th Annual Rocky Mtn Folks Festival.

Thanks to everyone who joined us on Friday nights this Spring for the return of the Wildflower Concert Series on the Planet Bluegrass Ranch in Lyons. We look forward to sharing more intimate indoor shows in our newly rebuilt Wildflower Pavilion, after our upcoming summer of festival magic...

Festivarian Nation reconvenes in June for the 42nd Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival-- including Ry Cooder, Sharon White & Ricky Skaggs; John Butler Trio; Janelle Monáe; Kacey Musgraves; Yonder Mtn String Band; the incomparable Telluride House Band, featuring the King of Telluride Sam Bush, Béla Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Edgar Meyer, Stuart Duncan and Bryan Sutton; and many many more. A few additional Thursday and Sunday single-day tickets are still available, as well as camping.

Rocky Mtn Folks Festival in Lyons, CO (photo Benko Photographics)
Rocky Mtn Folks Festival in Lyons, CO
(photo Benko Photographics)

In July we celebrate traditional bluegrass at the 43rd Annual RockyGrass-- featuring Earls of Leicester, Sam Bush Bluegrass Band, Del & Dawg, the first-ever headlining set from Red Knuckles & the Trailblazers and much more.

Then in August we invite you to share in the historic celebration of the 25th Annual Rocky Mtn Folks Festival: songs, stories and summertime along the St. Vrain River in Lyons featuring Sufjan Stevens, Gillian Welch, Jason Isbell, Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin, Richard Thompson, The Wood Brothers, and many more. Single-day tickets, 3-day passes, and camping are still available.

Our book - Telluride Bluegrass Festival: Forty Years of Festivation
Check out our book!

Begin your summer of inspiration by picking up a copy of our limited collector's edition book, Telluride Bluegrass Festival: Forty Years of Festivation. The 216-page hardcover book features more than 350 photos; gorgeous reproductions of each year's artwork; and dozens of essays by Pastor Mustard, Sam Bush, Chris Thile, and more.

It's been just over a year since our hometown of Lyons, CO was hit by a historic 500-year flood, causing devastating destruction to our our local community and to the Planet Bluegrass Ranch. Hear the story of the rebirth of Planet Bluegrass 2.0 from PBS NewsHour, Westword, Denver Post, 9News, CBS4-Denver, 7News-Denver, and Boulder Weekly. We continue to encourage you to help our community by generously supporting the many resources at

With much love,
The Folks on Planet Bluegrass