Telluride Bluegrass Festival Underway

Sam Bush will lead a tribute to John Hartford at the 28th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival on Sunday (June 24). A mainstay of the festival in past years, Hartford died June 4 at 63 after a 21-year battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The Telluride Bluegrass Festival got underway Thursday (June 21) in Telluride, Colo., with performances by Emmylou Harris, John Hiatt, Alison Brown and others. Alison Krauss & Union Station, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Nickel Creek, Ricky Skaggs, Shawn Colvin, Bela Fleck & The Flecktones, Blue Highway, Jerry Douglas and Tim O'Brien are slated to appear before the event wraps up Sunday night. 06/22/01

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