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Del McCoury Band
John McEuen and The Circle BandJohn McEuen
and The Circle Band
Founding Member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Della Mae
Nick Chandler and Delivered
High Fidelity
Tennessee Bluegrass Band
Kevin Prater Band
On The Trail
Fog Holler
Poor Monroe
Cole Quest and The City Pickers
And Many More!

27th Annual

Welcome to the heart of bluegrass bliss at the only multi-day bluegrass festival in Connecticut! Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Litchfield County, this annual event stands as a beacon for bluegrass enthusiasts, drawing together musicians, fans, and families for an unforgettable celebration of traditional and contemporary bluegrass music. With a rich tapestry of sounds echoing through the hills, Podunk transforms Goshen into a vibrant hub of toe-tapping rhythms and harmonious melodies. From seasoned bluegrass veterans to emerging talents, the festival promises a weekend filled with stellar performances, jam sessions, kids activities, round the clock field pickin’ and the warm camaraderie of a community brought together by a shared love for this timeless genre. Join us in this musical journey where the spirit of bluegrass finds its home in the heart of Connecticut!


Del McCoury Band (Sat.)

John McEuen & The Circle Band (Sat.)

Co-founding member of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Della Mae (Fri.)

Nick Chandler and Delivered (Thurs. & Fri)

High Fidelity (Fri.)

Tennessee Bluegrass Band (Sat.)

Kevin Prater Band (Sat. & Sun.)

On The Trail  (Thurs. & Fri)

Fog Holler (Sat.)

Carley Arrowood  (Fri.)

Poor Monroe (Fri. & Sun.)

Cole Quest and The City Pickers (Sat.)

Learn more about the 2024 main stage performers here

See Previous Line ups HERE

PLUS MANY MORE on our 2 other stages

Thursday’s Band Competition Sponsored by Telefunken

Bloodroot Gap • J.M. Clifford Band • Seselia • The Tenderbellies

Tickets On Sale

Multiple Stages • Workshops • Kids Academy • On Site Camping • Hookups Kids Activities

Band & Song Writing Competitions • Food and Craft Vendors •  Round the Clock Field Picking • Jams


Get Pumped for Podunk!  Listen to our 2024 Spotify Playlist

Each summer outstanding local, regional and national bluegrass acts converge on the Podunk Stages and deliver an awesome festival experience.  Our Main Stage festivities kick off on Thursday with our annual Band Competition sponsored by Telefunken.

Our Housatonic Stage features Bluegrass and Bluegrass friendly acts from around Connecticut and the region playing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Thursday evening the Housatonic Stage will host an Open Mic  & Jam for anyone interested. Thursday is also Veterans Appreciation Day! All Veterans (and Active duty too) will receive free admission and a meal.

Gates will open at 1 pm on Wednesday for early bird campers. Camp on site or come for the day or night using our close, ample parking.

There will be plenty to do for the whole family.  Learn about our CampingFamily Fun Activities, and Vendors.  Check out what else there is to do in the area on the CT Tourism site.

Podunk is proudly presented by the members of the Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival Inc. Board of Directors and is held annually on the second full weekend of August in Goshen, CT.

2010 IBMA Event of the Year

Bird’s Eye View of Podunk

Aerial footage provided by M3Media Productions

Ground level look from Backstageview.com


Thank you to our Generous Sponsors

Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. All contributions, less benefits of a certain value, are fully tax-deductible in accordance with the law (Tax ID #06-1457866).


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