19th Annual High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Festival
July 7 @ 4:00 pm - July 10 @ 5:00 pm$70
Music will ring out across the Wet Mountain Valley at the 19th annual High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Festival in the heart of the Rockies. Come enjoy stunning views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the youth music program, the camaraderie of on-site camping and picking’ in addition to a full roster of exciting bluegrass performers. The line-up includes our festival host, the always entertaining Dry Branch Fire Square. Scheduled to appear are: Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers, Kathy Kallick Band, The Kody Norris Show, The Price Sisters, Dayton, Higher Ground Bluegrass, Chris Brashear and Peter McLaughlin, Ismay, Heidi Clare and Ron Thomason, Orchard Creek Band and Tenderfoot Bluegrass Band.
High Mountain Hay Fever is also the best deal in bluegrass. Four-Day Passes are only $70 before June 1 and $85 after. Single ticket prices are $15 for Thursday evening, $40 for all day Friday, $45 for Saturday, and only $25 for Sunday. Tickets are on sale on their website highmountainhayfever.org. Dry camping and RV parking are available adjacent to the performance grounds and are assigned on a first-come, first- served basis.
The festival is a nonprofit effort to enhance the Wet Mountain Valley as a quality event destination that benefits the entire community. The festival has raised over $700,000 for Wet Mountain Valley charitable organizations over the years of its existence. The High Mountain Hay Fever Festival Association is run by a dedicated group of volunteers who work year-round to make the festival happen. The festival remains an intimate event, avoiding the sprawl and congestion of large festivals while offering nationally recognized bluegrass talent, remaining true to its motto: “Small Scale, Big Time”