Eureka Springs Bluegrass Festival

Eureka Springs’ annual Bluegrass Festival is back for another year and as always, jam-packed with lively and talented musicians.   The festival takes place on August 13th-15th, 2015.

The Bluegrass Festival kicks off with a Watermelon Social on Thursday at 7pm in Basin Spring Park presented by the Eureka Springs City Advertising & Promotion Commission.    This event is an open jam and everyone is invited to bring their instruments and join in.    Free watermelon and bottled water will be provided.

On Friday and Saturday there will be free music in the Basin Spring Park bandshell from noon-5 p.m.   The line-up is:


12pm     Mary Parker, Clancey Ferguson, & Mountain View Friends

1pm       Eureka Springs Bluegrass Band

2pm       Clark Family with Bill Nesbitt

3pm       Buddy Griffin & Friends

4pm       Dragon Masters



12pm     Clancey Ferguson

1pm       Clark Family with Bill Nesbitt

2pm       Al Brumley & Friends featuring Arkansas Red & Buddy Griffin

3pm      Tennessee Gentlemen Clark Family with Bill Nesbitt

4pm      Dragon Masters

There will be two nights of shows at The Auditorium at 32 S. Main Street at 7 p.m.   Friday night’s performers include Mary Parker, Dragon Masters, Pam Setzer, the Clark Family with Bill Nesbitt and the Tennessee Gentlemen.

Saturday night’s performance includes Myron Flippin, Buddy Griffin & Clancey Ferguson; Pam Setzer and Mountain View Friends featuring Donny Catron;  Clark Family with Bill Nesbitt; Buffalo City Ramblers; Cutthroat Montana; and Tim Crouch and Irl Hees.

Tickets to The Auditorium shows are $20 for adults and $12 for children 16 and under.   Buy tickets for both nights for $35 for adults and $20 for children.   Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.

Also, at 9 a.m. Saturday August 15 at the Rodeway Inn Chalet, located at 2015 East Van Buren, teaching sessions will be offered for beginning and intermediate musicians to help them learn, understand, and participate in circle sessions.  Admission is free.

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