This morning Planet Bluegrass announced its preliminary lineup for the 26th annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival
, which takes place August 19-21, 2016 at the Planet Bluegrass Ranch in Lyons. The headliners include "not pretentious hipsters" the Decemberists
, Lucinda Williams
, Passenger and up-and-coming eclectic folk act Darlingside, which recently had a big weekend at Folk Alliance International
The initial lineup also includes Darrell Scott, Kathy Mattea, Dougie MacLean, Cheryl Wheeler, Ben Shannon and a songwriter showcase.
The single-stage festival has a capacity of 4,000 per day, and three-day passes, single-day tickets and camping are on sale now.
Check out a slideshow from last year's Folks Festival.