This coming August, the Podunk Bluegrass Music Festival will celebrate its 25th year with one of its most outstanding line-ups to date. The 2022 festival will run from Thursday, August 11th through Sunday, August 14th.

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).

General Information

Thursday join us for the first day of bluegrass music featuring the Telefunken Band Competition. The festival kicks into high gear on Friday and Saturday, with great bluegrass music on our Main stage concluding on Sunday starting with our Gospel show, and the best Regional acts and workshops on our Housatonic and Litchfield stages all weekend long.

What Else Is Happening?

There will be a series of free workshops, traditional crafts, storytelling, jam sessions, and a great variety of food available. We also will offer a children’s activity area.

Plenty of Field Picking

Bring your instrument and join in at the camping grounds for some good old fashion picking!  Plenty of chances to play into the wee hours!

Rules and Regulations

  • YOU MUST WEAR YOUR WRISTBAND AT ALL TIMES. There will be staff checking and anyone without a band will be asked to leave.

  • Tents and Umbrellas are restricted to the rear of the concert area.

  • No selling except by approved vendors.

  • Cars must be parked in designated areas.

  • No bicycle riding or wagons in the concert area or on the midway.  No bicycle riding after dark.

  • No overnight parking in the parking lot is allowed. Cars will be towed.

  • All dogs must be on a leash. If “Rover” doesn’t get along with others leave him home!  Again this year dogs will not be allowed in the concert area. PLEASE CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR DOG!

  • Parents/Guardians must be responsible for children at all times.  Children and parents will be asked to leave the festival if children are not being attended to.

  • ABSOLUTELY no fires other than charcoal grills for cooking.

Thank you for all your continued support of the festival!

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