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Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Announces 2016 Lineup

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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.

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