Telluride Bluegrass Festival Begins Thursday

The 35th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival begins Thursday morning (June 19) in Telluride, Colo., and concludes Sunday night (June 22). Featured bluegrass musicians include Sam Bush Band, Jerry Douglas Band, the Duhks, Béla Fleck, Hot Rize, Tim O’Brien, Del McCoury Band, Peter Rowan, Darrell Scott, Ricky Skaggs (with Bruce Hornsby), Spring Creek and Steep Canyon Rangers, as well as jam bands like Leftover Salmon and Yonder Mountain String Band. The extensive lineup also offers non-bluegrass artists like Ryan Adams & the Cardinals, Solomon Burke, Brett Dennen, Ani DiFranco Band, the Frames, Tift Merritt, Paolo Nutini and the Swell Season (Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova).