The Rocky Mountain Folks Festival dropped a bomb this morning when they announced that Bob Weir, Chris Robinson & Jackie Greene would be debuting their new trio in Lyons at Folks Fest this summer. As if that’s not enough, Martin Sexton, John Gorka and Livingston Taylor have also been added to an already stellar bill . . . and word is, they are not done yet!!!
Here are this morning’s additions to the line-up:
- Bob Weir, Chris Robinson & Jackie Greene
- Martin Sexton
- Red Horse (Featuring: Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka, Lucy Kaplansky)
- Anais Mitchell
- Livingston Taylor
- Vance Gilbert
- Danielle Ate the Sandwich
Red Horse brings together 3 longtime Folks Festival favorites who return to the festival after some years away – Eliza Gilkyson (last played in 2002), John Gorka (last played in 2005), and Lucy Kaplansky (last played in 2001).
3-day passes ($110) and camping are available now online or 800-624-2422. Single-day tickets will be available later this Spring after our final major lineup announcement. More info about the festival is available at the Folks Fest Website.
The current lineup for the 21st Annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival [ August 19-21, 2011 – Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons, CO ]
* Bob Weir, Chris Robinson and Jackie Greene * Brandi Carlile
* Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band * Carolina Chocolate Drops
* Martin Sexton * Red Horse: Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka & Lucy Kaplansky
* Mary Gauthier * Sarah Lee Guthrie & Jimmy Irion * Livingston Taylor
* Anais Mitchell * Vance Gilbert * Dan Mangan
* Danielle Ate the Sandwich * Megan Burtt * And many more…