The 6th DC Bluegrass Festival – March 10 & 11, 2017

Join us for the 6th DC Bluegrass Festival, to be held indoors at the beautiful Sheraton Tysons Hotel, Vienna, VA at 8661 Leesburg Pike in the Tysons Corner area, close to the Capital Beltway and Metro’s Silver Line. See the top bands in bluegrass, jam all night, and learn from the best at instrument and vocal workshops!

Festival Line-up

This year’s performers are:
The Steep Canyon Rangers, sponsored by Dale’s Pale Ale
Band of Ruhks
Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen
Flatt Lonesome
Love Canon
Charm City Junction
Valerie Smith and Liberty Pike
Just added! – DC favorites By & By
The winner of the Mid-Atlantic Bluegrass Band Competition (to be determined on Friday at the festival – enter now and it could be your band!)

Saturday – Face-to-face workshops with members of the Steep Canyon Rangers, Band of Ruhks, Flatt Lonesome, and more! Check the schedule for details.

Check out the video playlist for a quick preview of the performers:

Jamming at the Festival

Jamming is welcome, so bring your instruments! There will be a secure instrument check area. For those staying at the Sheraton, jamming floors are available for those who want to play until dawn and non-jamming floors for those who look forward to a quiet night.

Video From The 5th DC Bluegrass Festival

video from the 5th DC Bluegrass FestivalWondering what the Festival is like? See a few clips from the last DC Bluegrass Festival – The Earls of Leicester, The Seldom Scene, Tim O’Brien, and Sierra Hull on stage in the Sheraton’s ballroom, up-close workshops with the performers, and a glimpse of the jamming in the halls.

Our Sponsors

Patuxent Music

Bluegrass Country Radio

Vienna Hardwoods

Eastman Guitars and Mandolins

Huss and Dalton Guitars

Action Music

Beard Guitars

Paddle Faster Publishing

Greenway Violins

The Hamilton DC

Dale's Pale Ale, sponsor of the Steep Canyon Rangers