The Heritage 2nd Annual Philly Bluegrass Festival Sponsored by Founders Brewing Co.

Yes, Philly’s annual bluegrass throw-down is back for 2019! Read on for all the pickin’ details.

Poster design by Revival Letterpress.

This Father’s Day, both dads and non-dads alike will be treated to performances by some of the area’s top bluegrass acts and a headlining set by Grammy™ nominee and Nonesuch recording artist Michael Daves. After the performances, rising Pennsylvania pickers Serene Green will host an open on-stage bluegrass jam. Ian Zolitor, host of the Folk Show on WXPN-FM, will perform Master of Ceremonies duties.

Presented by Heritage and Philly Bluegrass, the festival is sponsored by Founders Brewing Co. Admission is free, with a suggested donation of $15 per person. 100% of proceeds will go to the musicians and Philly Bluegrass, a not-for-profit project of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia. Donations can be made online now or at the door.

Click here for the full schedule and details about the day.

Philly Bluegrass Receives Grant from The Philadelphia Cultural Fund

March 27, 2019 — Philly Bluegrass has received its first institutional grant funding, in the form of a 2019 Art & Culture Grant from The Philadelphia Cultural Fund. Philly Bluegrass is one of 28 first-time applicants that received awards in the latest round. (Read the announcement.) This year’s grantee list is the largest in the Fund’s 28-year history.

As Philly Bluegrass is a charitable project of CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia, all money raised is used to support Philly Bluegrass’ mission to promote the creation, performance, and appreciation of bluegrass and roots music through community-building activities in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Learn more about how individuals and organizations can get involved with supporting the work of Philly Bluegrass.