Bluegrass in the Park & Folklife Festival 2019 Schedule

The 34th annual Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival is set for August 9-10, 2019, in Henderson, Kentucky. The award-winning Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival returns this year for a weekend of live music, children’s activities, food, folklife displays and more. The festival boasts two action-packed days of free bluegrass music all in an incredible riverfront setting.

Photo by Mike Lawrence

The event was recently named a “Top 10 Summer Event” by the Kentucky Tourism Industry Association and a “Top 20 Event in the Southeast” by the Southeast Tourism Society.  The event has been featured in several local and regional publications, including Southern Living, Kentucky Monthly, Kentucky Living, Midwest Living and others.

Photo by Mike Lawrence

This year’s line-up is said to feature both traditional and progressive bluegrass acts, starting Friday at 4 p.m. On Saturday, the day of events kicks off with Breakfast in the Park at 7 a.m. with music and special events taking place all day. Cost of all events at the festival are free thanks to sponsors, advertisers and volunteers.

The Billy Strings Band

2019 Bluegrass Lineup & Schedule

Friday, August 9

Food Vendors – open 4 – 10 p.m.

Kings Highway – 4 – 4:50 p.m.

Alan Sibley & The Magnolia Ramblers – 5 – 5:50 p.m.

Dave Harvey Music Crew – 6 – 6:50 p.m.

Fox on the Run 5K – 7 p.m.     

Kings Highway – 7 – 7:50 p.m.

Alan Sibley & The Magnolia Ramblers – 8 – 8:50 p.m.

Dave Harvey Music Crew – 9 – 9:50 p.m.

 

 

Saturday, August 10

Breakfast in the Park – 7 – 10 a.m. – All proceeds support the non-profit Downtown Henderson Partnership!

Keith Vincent – 7 – 10 a.m.

Shade Tree Players – 10 – 10:50 a.m.

Becky & The Butler County Boys – 11 – 11:50 a.m.

Folklife Activities – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Artisan Merchants – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Antique Car Show: Saturday, 10 a.m.

Antique Tractors and Antique Car Show – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Food Vendors – 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

KY Wheelmen Demonstration Ride – Noon

Ridgetop Ramblers – Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Southern Flavor – 1 – 1:50 p.m.

King’s Highway

Kings Highway – 2 – 2:50 p.m.

Five Mile Mountain Road – 3 – 3:50 p.m.

The Alex Leach Band – 4 – 4:50 p.m.

Ridgetop Ramblers – 5 – 5:50 p.m.

Southern Flavor – 6 – 6:50 p.m.

Kings Highway – 7 – 7:50 p.m.

Five Mile Mountain Road – 8 – 8:50 p.m.

The Alex Leach Band – 9 – 9:50 p.m.

 

For more information call 270-826-3128 or visit the Bluegrass in the Park website,  or visit our Community Calendar to see other Henderson events going on this summer!