YarmonyGrass Is Back With All Six Members of SCI

Announcing the 2011 YarmonyGrass Festival
High in the Rockies on the banks of the Colorado

August 4-6, 2010
Rancho Rio River Resort, Colorado

What do a hula-hoop, a river raft and a pirate costume have in common? It’s Colorado’s ownYarmonyGrass Festival, of course. The two-night summer camp out known best for its scenic location on the Colorado River basin and its down-home grassroots appeal has announced the 2011 line up, and this year there is a little something for everyone including a little “Crisco” (country-disco for the uninformed), electro, Americana and even soul-lifting roots rock.

The sixth annual YarmonyGrass Festival will again include some of the finest string musicians in the country including the legendary Peter Rowan, theTravelin’ McCoury’s with Republic of Strings guitarist Scott LawEmmit-Nershi Band,Greensky BluegrassGrant Farm w/ Keith MoseleyThe ContributionNershi-Law Santa Cruz Guitar Duo along with a first time ever performance by “The Trancident” featuring The String Cheese Incident’s Jason HannMichael TravisKyle Hollingsworth, and Michael Kang – culminating into a Yarmony Joint Set featuring many of the weekends performers on one single stage.

Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, March 29th and include camping at the Rancho Rio River resort along with a boat-load of daytime activities including the 2nd Annual Yarmony Kickball Tourney, music workshops, food vendors, water activities at Dinosaur Eddy, geologic and historic hikes, and even rafting on the famed Colorado River (booked and sold separately).The location and setting of a festival are what make music events memorable and YarmonyGrass has it all.

2011 LINE UP:

The Trancident (Michael Travis, Jason Hann, Kyle Hollingsworth and Michael Kang)

Emmitt-Nershi Band

Peter Rowan

The Contribution

Greensky Bluegrass

Travelin’ McCoury’s w/ Scott Law

Grant Farm w/ Keith Moseley

Nershi-Law Santa Cruz Guitar Duo

Dead Winter Carpenters

Pete Kartsounes Band

Andrew McConathy & the Drunken Hearts

Chris Thompson & Coral Creek

YarmonyGrass Joint Set

YarmonyGrass tickets onsale Tuesday, March 29th, 10am MDT and include all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday morning. Early admission on Thursday may be purchased for an additional $25. Onsite parking and car camping is limited. VIP Lodging options include yurts and cabins at the newly renovated Statebridge Lodge. Visit www.yarmonygrass.com for details.

° A limited amount of tickets will be available at $129 (plus ticket fees)
° General Admission Tickets $159 (plus ticket fees)
° Children’s Tickets are available for $50 (plus ticket fees)
° A limited amount of RV and boat trailer passes will be available for $100 (plus fees)

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Who Is Timothy Dwenger

Music has always been a part of my life. It probably all started listening to old Grateful Dead, Peter Paul & Mary, and Simon & Garfunkel records that my parents had, but it wasn't long before they were taking me to concerts like Starship, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and Huey Lewis & The News. I got the bug to write about music after reviewing an Eric Clapton concert for a creative writing project in high school but didn't really take it up seriously until 2002. Since then I have published countless articles in The Marquee Magazine and done some work for Jambase.com, SPIN Magazine, and various other outlets. I started Listen Up Denver! as a way to share the music information that is constantly spilling out of my head with people who care. Please enjoy!