Bluegrass Festivals: A Guide to Europe's Best Events for 2024

A rundown of Europe's finest Bluegrass festivals for 2024. 

By Eugenia RoditisMusicngear Editor

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Europe is a continent steeped in musical tradition, and amidst its cobblestone streets and scenic countryside, a lively celebration of bluegrass music awaits.

In 2024, enthusiasts and artists alike will converge at some of the most picturesque locations across Europe to partake in a melodic journey through the heart of bluegrass.


Be sure to check back regularly, as we continuously update the list with new information and fresh additions.


List of festivals, sorted by country (Note: Festivals marked with ✔️ have already taken place. Keep an eye out for next year's lineup!)


Torsåker's Bluegrass Festival

Where: Sweden

When: 3-7 July 2024

Program: https://torsakerbluegrassfestival.se/program-2023/

Tickets: https://secure.tickster.com/sv/kau6fymjpd2ypz0/products

Connect with Torsåker's Bluegrass Festival
Facebook / InstagramWebsite


Grenna Bluegrass Festival

Where: Sweden

When: 14-16 August 2024

Program: https://www.grennabluegrass.se/#home

Tickets: https://www.tickster.com/sv/events/by/4yg8b8ex13w0c6k/grenna-bluegrass

Connect with the Grenna Bluegrass Festival
Facebook / Instagram / Website


Bluegrass Vecer

Where: Slovakia

When: 28-29 June 2024

Line up: https://bluegrass-vecer.akusticka.sk/node/96

Connect with Bluegrass Vecer
Website

 

20th International Bühler Bluegrass Festival ✔️

Where: Germany

When: 3-5 May 2024

Information & Tickets: https://www.buehl.de/bluegrass-festival

Connect with the Bühler Bluegrass Festival
Facebook / Website
 

GrevenGrass Bluegrass Festival

Where: Germany

When: 18-19 May 2024

Program: https://www.grevengrass.de/en/

Tickets: no information available

Connect with GrevenGrass Bluegrass Festival
Facebook / Website
 

Adiaha's Bluegrass Camp

Where: Germany

When: 4-6 October 2024

Program: https://www.bluegrasscamp.de/seminarstruktur/

Tickets: https://www.bluegrasscamp.de/anmeldung-booking

Connect with Adiaha's Bluegrass Camp
Facebook / Website

 

Bluegrass Festival

Where: Germany

When: 2 November 2024

Line up: https://bluegrassfestival.info/die-bands/

Connect with the Bluegrass Festival​​​​​​​
Website

 

European World Of Bluegrass ✔️

Where: Netherlands

When: 9-11 May 2024

Line up: https://ewob.eu/ewob/index.php/line-up-2024/

Tickets: https://ewob.eu/ewob/index.php/admission-2024/

Connect with the European World Of Bluegrass​​​​​​
FacebookWebsite
 

Rotterdam Bluegrass Festival

Where: Rotterdam, Netherlands

When: 28-30 June 2024

Line up: https://www.bluegrassfestival.nl/line-up

Tickets: https://www.bluegrassfestival.nl/tickets

Connect with the Rotterdam Bluegrass Festival
Facebook / Instagram


Banjo Jamboree

Where: Czech Republic

When: 14-15 June 2024

Program: www.bacr.cz/banjojamboree.php

Tickets: https://eshop.bacr.cz/vstupenky/

Connect with the Jamboree CZ​​​​​​​
Facebook / Instagram / YouTube


Bluegrass na Vinici

Where: Czech Republic

When: 17 August 2024

Program: www.bacr.cz/banjojamboree.php

Connect with Bluegrass na Vinici​​​​​
Website


Bluegrass Marathon

Where: Czech Republic

When: 7 September 2024

Information: https://bgmarathon.cz/

Connect with Bluegrass Marathon​​​​​
Website


Italian Bluegrass Meeting

Where: Italy

When: 28 September 2024

Program: https://acousticguitarvillage.net/en/cremona-2024/program/

Tickets: https://acousticguitarvillage.net/en/cremona-2024/concert-tickets/

Connect with the Italian Bluegrass Meeting​​​​​​​
Facebook


Al Ras Bluegrass & Old Time Festival

Where: Spain

When: 7-10 November 2024

Connect with the Al Ras Bluegrass & Old Time Festival​​​​​​​
Facebook / InstagramWebsite


La Roche Bluegrass Festival

Where: France

When: 31 July - 4 August 2024

Line up: https://www.larochebluegrass.org/full-schedule.html

Tickets: https://www.larochebluegrass.org/buy-tickets.html

Connect with the La Roche Bluegrass Festival​​​​​​​
Facebook / InstagramWebsite


Bluegrass i de Müli

Where: Switzerland

When: 17 August 2024

Line up: https://www.bluegrassidemueli.ch/index.htm

Tickets: https://www.bluegrassidemueli.ch/bestellen.htm

Connect with Bluegrass i de Müli
​​Facebook / InstagramWebsite


Bluegrass Concert - Norsk Countrytreff

Where: Norway

When: 14 July 2024

Information: https://www.norskcountrytreff.no/konsertar/bluegrasskonsert

Tickets: https://norskcountrytreff.ticketco.events/no/pl/e/bluegrasskonsert_2024

Connect with Norsk Countrytreff​​​​​​​​​​​​
Facebook / InstagramWebsite
 

Strenger i Gress Bluegrass Festival

Where: Norway

When: 9-14 July 2024

Program: https://www.strengerigress.no/festival/konsertprogram-2023/

Tickets: https://www.strengerigress.no/early-bird-billetter-tickets-2/

Connect with Strenger i Gress Bluegrass Festival​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Facebook / InstagramWebsite


Rootsinpyhtaa Bluegrass Festival

Where: Finland

When: 7-9 June 2024

Program: https://rootsinpyhtaa.fi/2024/ohjelma.html

Tickets: https://www.tiketti.fi/rootsinpyhtaa-bluegrass-2024-stromforsin-ruukki-lippuja/97645

Connect with Rootsinpyhtaa Bluegrass Festival
Website


Trafaria Bluegrass Festival

Where: Portugal

When: 13-15 September 2024

Tickets: Free entry

Connect with the Trafaria Bluegrass Festival
Facebook / InstagramWebsite
 

SpringGrass Bluegrass Festival

Where: Scotland

When: 17-19 May 2024

Program: https://www.tradmusic.com/springgrass-bluegrass-music-festival.php?cd=sg

Tickets: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/the-vault

Connect with the SpringGrass Bluegrass Festival
FacebookWebsite
 

Bluegrass Omagh ✔️

Where: Ireland

When: 4-5 May 2024

Program: https://www.ulsteramericanfolkpark.org/bluegrass-omagh-2024-line

Tickets: https://www.ulsteramericanfolkpark.org/bluegrass-omagh-2024-tickets


Ardara Bluegrass Festival

Where: Ireland

When: 19-21 July 2024

Information: http://ardara.ie/festivals-and-events/bluegrass-festival/

Connect with the Ardara Bluegrass Festival​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Facebook
 

UNITED KINGDOM


Crossover Festival ✔️

When: 3-6 May 2024

Program: https://www.crossoverfest.com/programme/

Tickets: https://www.crossoverfest.com/tickets-1

Connect with the Crossover Festival​​​​​​​​​​​​
Facebook / InstagramWebsite

 

Spring Picking Weekend

When: 9-12 May & 12-15 September 2024

Information: https://www.justpickin.com/spring_picking_weekend_midlands.html

Tickets: https://www.justpickin.com/midlands_tickets.html

 

Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival

When: 7-9 June 2024

Program: https://westportfolkbluegrass.com/programme-2024

Tickets: https://westportfolkbluegrass.com/book-online

Connect with the Westport Folk and Bluegrass Festival​​​​​​​​​​​​
Facebook / Twitter / Website
 

Junction Bluegrass

When: 28-30 June 2024

Tickets: https://www.junctionbluegrass.co.uk/tickets

Connect with the Junction Bluegrass​​​​​​​​​​
Facebook / Website

 

Battlefield Bluegrass Festival 

When: 18-21 July 2024

Line up: https://www.battlefieldbluegrass.co.uk/schedule.php?code=JUL24/

Tickets: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/battlefieldbluegrass/battlefield-bluegrass-festival-naseby/e-qajzmy

Connect with the Battlefield Bluegrass Festival​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Facebook / Website
 

Hexham Bluegrass Festival

When: 26-28 July 2024

Program: to be announced

Tickets: free entry

Connect with the Hexham Bluegrass Festival​​​​​​​​​​
Facebook / Instagram / Website


Didmarton Bluegrass Festival 

When: 30 Aug - 1 Sept 2024

Line up: https://didmarton-bluegrass.co.uk/line-up/

Tickets: https://didmarton-bluegrass.co.uk/tickets/

Connect with the Didmarton Bluegrass Festival​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Facebook / TwitterWebsite


Sore Fingers October Weekend

When: 25-27 October 2024

Classes and tutors: to be announced

Booking: https://www.sorefingers.co.uk/booking.php?id=27

Connect with Sore Fingers Summer Schools​​​​​​​​​​
Facebook / Website

About Eugenia Roditis

Eugenia's passion for music was ignited from an early age as she grew up in a family of musicians. She loves attending concerts and festivals, while constantly seeking fresh and exciting new artists across diverse genres. Eugenia joined the MusicnGear team in 2012.

Contact Eugenia Roditis at eugenia.roditis@kinkl.com

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