Bluegrassroots: Timpanogos Folk Festival
June 28 @ 7:00 pm - June 29 @ 10:00 pm
“Bluegrassroots: Timpanogos Folk Festival.” presented by the Utah Valley Fine Arts Council is back this year with Grammy winner and founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
This 2 day event will be held Friday June 28th and 29th in Orem Utah. The 7pm Friday evening concert will be held at Mountain View High School, just off I-15 and the Center Street Exit at 665 Center St, Orem, UT 84057. Local favorite artist Mark Allen and River Road will open at 7 pm. Mark and his group are from Park City with lead singer, Brittany Huffaker returning from Nashville for the event.
Featured artists are Grammy winner John McEuen and the String Wizards. Founding member of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (1966) John McEuen and the “Dirt Band” has recorded 30 Albums • 3 Platinum • 5 Gold • 20 Top 20 Hits • 1 Grammy Award • 6 Grammy Nominations. This year’s concert will be hosted by local actor, author, and songwriter Marvin Payne. Bring the whole family or make it a special date night. Come early for delicious food from local vendors. Gates open at 6 pm.
On Saturday, attend workshops with our featured artists and others from 10 am to 4 pm at the Canyon Glen Park. 1501 E Provo Canyon Rd, Provo, UT 84604. This is a “grassroots” event, so folks who would like time at an open mic on the main stage should apply at bluegrassroots.net. Workshops will include instructions and jam sessions on the fiddle, mandolin, banjo and guitar.
*Join in a drawing for a quality guitar provide by our sponsor, Best In Music! *
Ticket prices are: $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, $5 for children 12 and under, under 5 years are free, $25 for a family pass for up to 6 immediate family members.
Find more information and tickets at bluegrassroots.com.
Bring your guitars, banjos, mandos, fiddles, ukes, harmonicas, dulcimers, psalteries, sackbuts, harps, and kazoos and share your music under the trees at Bluegrassroots!
Sponsored by the Utah Valley Fine Arts Council and Best In Music.