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Bluegrass & BBQ Festival Silver Dollar City

Experience the ultimate blend of All-American music and culinary delights at the Bluegrass & BBQ Festival hosted by Silver Dollar City!

From the soul-stirring tunes of Bluegrass music to the mouthwatering aromas of smoky BBQ, this annual SDC summer festival promises an unforgettable celebration of music and food. With thrilling attractions and rides adding to the excitement, Silver Dollar City is the ultimate destination from May 2-27, 2024!

Bluegrass Lineup

Visitors and guests can witness electrifying showcases by the foremost talents in contemporary Bluegrass music! Don’t miss out on a single performance by groups hailing from various corners of the United States with this extensive list of performers for May 2024!

Donna Ulisse: May 2
Harper Collective: May 2 – 3
Mike Mitchell Band: May 2 – 3
Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out: May 2 – 3
The Baker Family: May 2 – 6, 10 – 13, 16 – 20 & 27
Rick Faris: May 3 – 4
Charla Freeland Band: May 4
The Hillbenders: May 4 – 5
Nick Chandler & Delivered: May 5 – 6
Liam Purcell & Cane Mill Road: May 5 – 6
Kenny & Amanda Smith: May 5 – 6
Danny Paisley: May 6
Lori King & Junction 63: May 9 – 10
Monroe Crossing: May 9 – 10
Nothin’ Fancy: May 9 – 10
Carson Peters & Iron Mountain: May 9 – 11
Casey & The Attaboys: May 11 – 12
East Nash Grass: May 11 – 12
Rhonda Vincent & the Rage: May 11 – 13
The Waddington Brothers: May 12 – 13
Butler Creek Boys: May 13
Indigo Roots Band: May 15
Lindley Creek: May 15
The Purple Hulls: May 15
Authentic Unlimited: May 16 – 17
The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys: May 16 – 17
The Price Sisters: May 16 – 17
Route 3: May 16 – 18
Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers: May 18
Breaking Grass: May 18 – 19
The Grascals: May 19 – 20
Greg Blake & Hometown: May 19 – 20
Seth Mulder & Midnight Run: May 19 – 20
5 South: May 20
Henhouse Prowlers: May 22
Possum Trot: May 22 – 24
Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper: May 23 – 24
Greenland Station: May 23 – 24
The Kody Norris Show: May 23 – 24
Pearlgrace & Co.: May 23 -24
Chord of Grace: May 25
Billy Droze & Kentucky Blue: May 25
The SteelDrivers: May 25
Bazemore Bluegrass Band: May 25 – 26
Harman & Ruble: May 25 – 27
The Little Roy & Lizzy Show: May 26 – 27
Special Consensus: May 26 – 27

Youth in Bluegrass Showcase

Join SDC for an exciting NEW five-day event highlighting the top youth bands in Bluegrass!

Silver Dollar City called on bands with members aged 21 and under to submit audition videos for a chance to compete virtually against bands nationwide. The top ten selected bands will earn the opportunity to perform three sets live on stage at Silver Dollar City during our 2024 Bluegrass & BBQ festival!

Slow-Smoked BBQ

Get ready to indulge in mouthwatering slow-cooked ribs, chicken, brisket, pulled pork, and savor the incredible live Bluegrass music during the Bluegrass & BBQ Festival!

Want more learn more about Branson local events & festivals? Give us a call at 1-800-727-9062 or book online with us if you’re looking to book lodging, a show or attraction!

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