33rd Annual (1986-2018)
Mid-Winter Bluegrass FestivalMid-Winter Bluegrass Festival

February 16-18, 2018

Northglenn Ramada Plaza

Denver, Colo.

Featuring in Concert:


  • Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
  • Chris Jones & The Night Drivers
  • Jeff Scroggins & Colorado
  • Finnders & Youngberg (FY5)
  • Steve Smith & Tim May
  • Buffalo City Ramblers
  • The Baker Family
  • The Savage Hearts
  • Ginny Mules
  • Bluegrass Patriots
  • Colcannon
  • BackCountry
  • Scott Slay & The Rail (Showcase)

To this great list of talent add:

Great Rocky Mountain Band Scramble. This popular event is open to non-booked musicians of all ages and ability levels. It's loads of fun as groups are chosen by random drawings and have three hours to form a band! Starts on Saturday at 4:15 pm. Ribbons and over $500 in prize money awarded!

Gospel Music.This important part of bluegrass music will be featured on Sunday morning starting at 10:00 am.

Instrumental and Vocal Workshops. Master musicians and teachers will show you new techniques in singing and playing your favorite instrument. Saturday morning from 10:00am till noon.

Vendors' Fair. Regional artisans will display instruments, art, jewelry, crafts and more! Vendors please contact Greg Worth at (303) 918-0335 or aero2010@msn.com.

Volunteers Information.  Please contact Barb Solow at barsol@q.com or call 970-221-1149 for details.

Beginners' Jams. Support, assistance and fun for beginning bluegrassers. Bring your instrument and get ready to pick! Hosted by Annie Savage & Kevin Slick.

Saturday Showcase of Bands. New bands from the region will showcase their talents for fans and promoters starting at 9:30 am on the Ballroom Stage.

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