The 2017 Durango Bluegrass Meltdown runs April 21, 22 and 23 and the three-day festival is packed with performances by a stellar lineup of 25 bluegrass bands!

It’s that time of year: The spring snowmelt is starting and the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown is coming to town. The three-day music festival runs April 15-17, kicking off Friday afternoon with a free, two-hour concert by the Colorado College Bluegrass Ensemble and Running Out of Road at the super-cool Powerhouse Science Center. Saturday and Sunday are the big days for big bluegrass. The strains of pluckin’ and pickin’ will float over Durango as bands… Read More

It’s time to get yer twang on because it’s time for the 22nd annual Durango Bluegrass Meltdown! The Durango Meltdown will melt your faces (wait, that’s metal not bluegrass) over April 17, 18 and 19. You can buy a weekend pass to enjoy the entire lineup of 26 bands over the three-day weekend or get single day passes for Saturday or Sunday. This year’s lineup includes bands such as International Bluegrass Music… Read More

It just doesn’t seem fair: Durango has its very own film festival and its very own bluegrass festival? How much coolness can one small mountain town claim? Well, a lot, as it turns out. The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown will heat up and thaw out the town throughout the weekend of April 11-13. At last count, the lineup will feature nearly 30 bands, including national acts like the Grammy-nominated contemporary bluegrass band Blue Highway, self-described “hard-drivin’… Read More