Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Festival
Three days of great music, jamming, camping, contra dance and square dances, educational workshops, band contest, kids activities, jamming and more!
The lineup for the three-day event features several award-winning performers including:
Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
Tim O’Brien • Della Mae
The Drew Emmitt Band
Balsam Range · Town Mountain · Foghorn Stringband
The Colton House Trio featuring Chris Brashear,
Peter McLaughlin & Todd Phillips
Rapidgrass · The Lil’ Smokies
Burnett Family Bluegrass · The Ping Brothers
Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold · Sugar & The Mint
Festival tickets and camping are on sale now! Tickets can be ordered online or purchased from an area ticket outlet. Children 15 and under are free. Please visit our website for more information: pickininthepines.org/tickets
About Pickin’ in the Pines
First held in 2006, Pickin’ in the Pines is a world-class bluegrass and acoustic music festival showcasing the best traditional and contemporary bluegrass music, complemented by other styles of acoustic music, including old-time, Celtic, and gypsy jazz. A renowned band contest, jam sessions, as well as square dance, contra dance, and a Sunday morning pancake breakfast round out the weekend, all in a family-friendly setting.
In addition to four glorious star-studded nights of camping and jamming in the tall pines, the festival features free workshops in various instrument techniques and band development, including guitar, banjo, fiddle, ukulele, and harmony singing. For additional fees, festival-goers can also participate in a series of workshops with Beppe Gambetta, one of Europe's foremost guitarists, and a Wernick Method Bluegrass Jam Class taught by Mark Miracle of The Sonoran Dogs. Camping is also a big part of the Pickin’ in the Pines experience. Visit pickininthepines.org for more details, to buy tickets online, and to make camping arrangements.
Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music's mission is to share, preserve, and promote American folk music, bluegrass, and dance in Northern Arizona. Visit our website to learn more about us and our concerts, youth education program, jams, campouts, and other events created to enrich and entertain our community.