Yonder, Bela, Sam Bush, Del MCoury, Bruce Hornsby, Alison Krauss Set for Telluride 2012
The Telluride Bluegrass Festival will open during the 2012 summer solstice. In response, the fest has made a preliminary lineup announcement today, during the winter solstice. Artists set to perform at Town Park this year include such festival staples as Sam Bush Band, Yonder Mountain String Band, Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, Del McCoury Band and Peter Rowan. Also slated for Telluride 2012 (with many performers yet to be revealed) are John Prine, k.d. lang & the Siss Boom Bang, Béla Fleck & The Marcus Roberts Trio, Punch Brothers and winners of the 2006 Telluride band competition, Greensky Bluegrass. A feature story on Leftover Salmon, another group set to appear at Telluride in June, has just posted to Relix.com. Tickets for the 39th Telluride Bluegrass Festival are now on sale.