Our instruments are all tuned up for our live stream and broadcast from the 2021 RockyGrass festival at Planet Bluegrass in Lyons, CO! We're looking forward to sharing the great music and getting a chance to chat with many of the people involved with the festival, from musicians, festivarians, and folks on the ground who help make RockyGrass possible.
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We'll once again be offering a live stream from the stage right here on AfterFM.com, KGNU's all music site. The non-stop RockyGrass stream will be available starting the morning of Friday July 23rd, and during set breaks we'll feature interviews and highlights from the festival.
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|Friday, July 23||11:00am - 12pm, 5:00-6:30pm, 9:00-10:30pm||11:00am - End|
|Saturday, July 24||9:00am - 1pm, 5:30pm-10:30pm||9:00am - End|
|Sunday, July 25||11:00am - 3pm||11:00am - End|
KGNU has been broadcasting live from RockyGrass every year since 2008. Listen, enjoy, and please spread the word about the live RockyGrass stream and archives.
If you're new to us, you'll likely be interested in our weekly Bluegrass show, Old Grass Gnu Grass. It's a Colorado tradition that hits our airwaves Saturday mornings on KGNU from 9:00a-Noon (MT) since 1978.
RockyGrass Archives 2013: Jayme Stone makes his RockyGrass debut with his latest project, exploring the archive of pioneering American folklorist Alan Lomax. Jayme was joined by Tim O'Brien, fiddler Bruce Molsky, accordionist Moira Smiley, guitarist Margaret Glaspy, and bassist Greg Garrison.
RockyGrass Archives 2013: The Deadly Gentlemen made their way from Boston to kick off the Saturday line-up at RockyGrass. The band hit the stage at about the same time that their first release on Rounder Records was hitting the shelves. For many at RockyGrass, this was their first chance to catch the band, but certainly not their last.
RockyGrass 2012 Archives: Dr. Ralph Stanley & His Clynch Mountain Boys were one of the highlights of RockyGrass 2012. Saturday evening, Dr. Ralph Stanley took the stage with his Clinch Mountain Boys for a magical festival moment. At age 85, it was a rare and treasured experience to hear Dr. Ralph Stanley and witness an American music icon.
RockyGrass Archives 2012: Unforgettable Friday night heroics from Punch Brothers at RockyGrass. Throughout the evening the gentlemen of this super group were dazzling. I'm not sure anyone saw the Beck cover coming, but as Chris Thile says, "Beck is Bluegrass!" - especially when you play him like that. Who's feeling young now?
RockyGrass Archives 2012: Friday afternoon featured a spellbinding set by Chris Thile & Michael Daves. Near the end of their set, Chris and Mike asked the crowd for fiddle tunes and collected three unique suggestions which they then arranged spontaneously into a masterful medley.
RockyGrass Archives 2012: The amazing Noam Pikelny is the banjo player for The Punch Brothers, but you probably already knew that. Noam pointed out from the stage that the Planet Bluegrass festivals are where The Punch Brothers came together, underlining what a vital role these Colorado events play in developing and sustaining Bluegrass. He hit the stage at RockyGrass with a host of talented friends for what was a beautiful set on Friday afternoon.
RockyGrass Archives 2012: At 5:30pm on Saturday evening, The Infamous Stringdusters took the stage. By the end of their set at 6:45pm the entire audience was on their feet. For many, the Stringdusters set was mentioned as a top festival moment.
RockyGrass Archives 2012: The amazing Lonesome River Band hit the stage at RockyGrass with a full head of steam and launched into an incredible set on Friday afternoon. Here are the highlights from our Saturday morning broadcast.