Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival

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Country and Region United StatesColorado
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Palisade, Colorado USA
Festival Contact Information

Palisade Roots Music Festival
Pickin’ Parlor.Net LLC
P. O. 271
Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81602 USA

Festival Description

The Palisade Bluegrass & Roots Music Festival (formerly known as The North Fork Bluegrass & Roots Festival) is a family oriented, ‘pickin’ festival held in Palisade, Colorado and features bluegrass, folk, acoustic blues, and old-time music, with instrument and vocal workshops, campground jams, vendors and luthiers from the region. Wine Country Inn has jumped on board as a Presenting Sponsor, offering a spectacular gathering place for indoor jam sessions, restful nights and a touch of pampering. The Grand Junction Airport (GJT) is only fifteen minutes away, and we plan to have shuttle service available that will take guests to the hotel, downtown Palisade and the concert venue.

The festival takes place at Riverbend Park on the banks of the Colorado River. The easy-going, garden party atmosphere provides a relaxing and mellow music festival enjoyed by families and musicians alike. The Festival features a shady park with lots of grass and includes Barn Dances and jam sessions. There are Saturday & Sunday morning workshops for guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, vocals, songwriting & children. Concert park vendors feature wine, micro-brew, food, and more.

Festival Dates June 14 - 16, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2011:
  • Blue Canyon Boys
  • he Belleville Outfit
  • James Justin & Co
  • Rockin Acoustic Circus
  • David Lindley
  • The Greencards
  • Junior Brown
  • Della Mae
  • Henhouse Prowlers
  • Missy Raines and the New Hip
  • Grascals


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Practical Info:

  • Prices and information available online
  • Riverbend Park
    Highway 6
  • Palisade, Colorado
Improved amenities:
  • New venue with lots grass and tree shade
  • Grand Junction airport 9 miles away
  • Abundant lodging — motels, B&B;'s, hotels, camping
  • RV hook-ups
  • Vineyards, bike trails, and orchards to explore


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