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Telluride Bluegrass Festival is an annual music event organized by Planet Bluegrass that focuses mainly on the bluegrass genre but sometimes features other genres as well. The festival began in 1974, when in its first year it brought in a thousand participants and is now capped at ten thousand. The Library of Congress holds that in 1980 the show was recorded by Boulder Public Television that later made two CDs available. Songs performed on the shows have also been released on albums Too Late to Turn Back and Live at Telluride Bluegrass Festival. The festival has been one of the fondest musical events in Telluride and children who grew up attending these shows are now introducing their children to it. Telluride Bluegrass Festival tickets always sell quickly for the most important bluegrass celebration of the year, and this year is no different.
Telluride Bluegrass Festival runs for four days in which all sorts of performers, inspiring musicians, blue grass superpickers and soulful songwriter take the stage along with other renowned American artists. The festival is built on the works of the many bluegrass artists that have in some way influenced the bluegrass genre. Since the beginning of Telluride Bluegrass Festival it has brought in a broad range of roots music to form the unique flavor of Telluride Bluegrass. Some of the rather recent lineups of the festival include Robert Plant, The Decemberists, David Byrne, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, Ani DiFranco, Ryan Adams, Emmylou Harris, the Magnetic Zeros and Edward Sharp. The festival coincides with the lovely summer solstice, taking place in the beautiful mix of sun and light, in a time when the citizens of Colorado gets hold of kayaks, hiking boots, and some chairs to carry to the Bluegrass event. In the background of blue skies and mountains, artists and their audiences celebrate the genre while some people also take the opportunity of camping near the performance venue.
One of the most enticing features of Telluride Bluegrass Festival is in fact Telluride itself, cradled in the San Juan Mountains with the three sided surroundings of the natural Telluride Box Canyon, making the most beautiful town in all of American West. The place is home to many activities such as horseback, hiking and biking among the many hot springs and historic ghost towns, perfect for adventure seekers. In fact, starting just behind the Bluegrass stage, are the Bear Creek Falls that are favorite spot for a two mile hiking. The performances of the Bluegrass Festival continue day and night among these splendid locations, giving the shows the perfect ambiance required to enjoy bluegrass music.
Some of the most notable artists have performed at Telluride Bluegrass Festival including Tim O’Brien, Mystic Valley Band and Conor Oberst, Noam Pikelny, Chris Thile, Bela Fleck, Leftover Salmon, Mumford & Sons, Yonder Mountain String Band, Nickel Creek, John Prine, Emmylou Harris, New Grass Revival, Railroad Earth, Sharon Gilchrist, New Monsoon, Sam Bush, The Allman Brothers Band, Dixie Chicks, Mark O’Conner, Nanci Griffith, Bill Monroe, The Kings & Chris Daniels, Robert Plant, Counting Crows, Alison Krauss, Lyle Lovett and Johnny Cash among various others. The house band of the Telluride festival comprises of guitarist Bryan Sutton, upright bassist Edgar Meyer, Dobro player Jerry Douglas, fiddler Stuart Duncan, banjo player Bela Fleck, and mandolin player Sam Bush. Get hold of some cheap Telluride Bluegrass Festival tickets and enjoy the bluegrass music at its best behind the romantic natural beauty of the San Juan Mountains.