Talk about something way up on my list of life to-do’s, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival is something that I’ve only wanted to attend as of recently. I’ve never been this huge fan of the bluegrassy side of jambands so I’ve never put too much thought into attending that festival…

I had some family members attend with a huge RV caravan of people and they had nothing but amazing words for how amazing the festival was. That’s the best kind of recommendation, especially as I trust their opinion and their taste for wall art (as they proudly display a framed Telluride Bluegrass Festival poster in their living room).

Ever since, I’ve known that this would be a great festival to attend and I’m hoping on making it on there sometime in the next few years. They’re on their 33rd festival this year, so they’ll just have to keep that tradition alive until I make it…

Full festival and lineup after the jump, and it looks like a real doozy: Yonder Moutain String Band, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, Nickel Creek, Drive-By Truckers, Neko Case, and John Prine even. Nice.

2006 Telluride Bluegrass Festival Info

June 15-18, 2006
Telluride, Colorado


  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Sam Bush Band
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • John Prine
  • Tim O’Brien Band
  • Del McCoury Band
  • Bela Fleck & the Flecktones
  • Nickel Creek
  • Yonder Mountain String Band
  • Peter Rowan
  • Neko Case
  • Shawn Camp
  • John Cowan
  • Jerry Douglas Band
  • Edgar Meyer
  • Drive-By Truckers
  • Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers
  • The Badly Bent


4-day Festival Pass- Holiday Price: $145
4-day Town Park w/ Festival Pass: sold-out
Warner Field Camping w/4-day festival pass: $245
Telecam Camping (festival pass required): $50
Mary E. Camping (4-day festival pass required): $45
Mary E. Vehicle Pass (4-day festival pass required): $45

Individual day tickets price aren’t available yet…

Visit Planet Bluegrass for up-to-date info regarding camping, FAQ’s, etc. I’ll keep the lineup and major info updated here.