Midwinter Bluegrass Festival this weekend

Pete Wernick hosts a beginning workshop and jam session.
Pete Wernick hosts a beginning workshop and jam session.

Bluegrass aficiandos, rejoice! Time to break out the banjos. The Midwinter Bluegrass Festival, which kicks off this Friday, February 15, and runs through Sunday, February 17, will give you all the bluegrass you can handle this weekend with performances by a parade of the area's prime purveyors from Finnders and Youngberg to Pete Wernick. Set to kick off on Friday night at the Northglenn Ramada Plaza, the itinerary is jam packed with instrumental and vocal workshops, a band scramble in which players are selected at random and have three hours to form a band to compete for over $500 in prize money, plus beginners' jams and an all day showcase scheduled for Saturday. Tickets ($35-$75) are on sale now. Keep reading for the full lineup.

See also: - 28th Annual Midwinter Bluegrass Festival, 2/15-2/17 - Q&A with Pete Wernick, aka Dr. Banjo - Review: Finnders & Youngberg - FY5

Midwinter Bluegrass Festival Friday, February 15, through Sunday, February 17.

  • Big Mill
  • Bryan Bowers
  • Finnders and Youngberg
  • The Gibson Brothers
  • Giddyup Kitty
  • Greg Cahill & Special Consensus
  • High Plains Tradition
  • The HillBenders
  • Jeff Scroggins & Colorado
  • McDailey Experiment
  • Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
  • One More River
  • The Ransom Notes
  • Stolen Thyme
  • Pete Wernick's & Tom Noonan's Beginning Workshop and Jam Sessions

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