Bluegrass & BBQ Festival
May 3-28, 2018

See the top names in Bluegrass music, from award-winning favorites to red-hot rising stars, at this internationally-acclaimed bluegrass event!

From rising stars to superstars, Silver Dollar City's Bluegrass & BBQ Festival brings the biggest names in bluegrass music, over 60 bands in all, together for one incredible festival at one of the nation's top theme parks. Come hungry for mouthwatering barbecue feasts at venues throughout the park and enjoy fantastic live Bluegrass music!

Featuring 60+ Bands Including:

Hear Great Bluegrass Music

SEE ALL BANDS

 

“The Bluegrass & BBQ festival at Silver Dollar City is phenomenal for fans, families and entertainers. We love it! Gathering with folks from all across America in one of the country’s best vacation destinations is something we always love. From up-and-coming talent to veterans like Ricky Skaggs and Rhonda Vincent, the variety of talent is immense, and with award-winning food! Silver Dollar City is THE place to be every May.”

Joe Mullins, 7-time IBMA award winner with his group The Radio Ramblers, and chairperson of the IBMA Board

 

Please Note: Silver Dollar City will be closed May 7 & 14, 2018. 

Get Unlimited Visits With A Season Pass

At less than the cost of 2 one-day tickets, a Season Pass is the best value for Silver Dollar City visitors. Come back time and time again for rides, shows and all-new adventures from spring through Christmas!

 

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Featuring

2018 Bluegrass and BBQ Lineup

See electrifying performances by some of the very best names in Bluegrass today! You won't want to miss a single performance by groups from all over the United States!

May 03 - May 28

The House of BBQ

Red Gold Heritage Hall is transformed into The House of BBQ during the Bluegrass & BBQ Festival! 

May 03 - May 28

Red Gold Heritage Hall

Reunion Hall BBQ Feast

On Fridays & Saturdays, join us for an All-You-Care-To-Eat BBQ Feast in Reunion Hall featuring barbecue slow smoked right here at Silver Dollar City!

May 11 - May 27

Main Street

KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest

The 17th annual KSMU Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest will be held at Silver Dollar City's Opera House on Saturday, May 26, 2018.

May 26

Opera House

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Back by popular demand, this Grammy Award-winning Bluegrass and Country music legend is set to rock Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre with a special outdoor concert!

May 27

Echo Hollow® Amphitheatre

Show Lover's Pass Information

Make the most of your day at Silver Dollar City! For just $10 plus tax, you can reserve VIP seating to select shows with a Show Lover's Pass.

General seating to all Bluegrass & BBQ Festival shows is included with your park admission and available on a first-come basis. With a Show Lover's Pass, you can skip the line and have more time to explore all the park has to offer. Some of the best seats in the house will be waiting for you at the special Show Lover's entrance.

A Bluegrass band performs during the Bluegrass & BBQ Festival at Silver Dollar City

Show Lover's Pass

Reserve some of the best seats in the house for select Bluegrass & BBQ Festival shows with a Show Lover's Pass!

See Details & View Eligible Shows

A Bluegrass band performs during the Bluegrass & BBQ Festival at Silver Dollar City

Show Lover's Pass

Reserve some of the best seats in the house for select Bluegrass & BBQ Festival shows with a Show Lover's Pass!

See Details & View Eligible Shows

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