Our 23rd annual East Troy Bluegrass Festival on East Troy’s historic village square
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Saturday & Sunday

September 10th—11th 2016

10am—6:30pm each day

The sounds of bluegrass music and the fans who love it will again fill East Troy's historic village square.

A full line-up of bluegrass bands and contests, plus lots of great food and East Troy Marketplace vendors, will take place from 10am to 6:30pm each day.

Photo credits: Mike Morbeck, Eric Kramer

Thank You 2015 Stage Sponsors!

$5 weekend wristbands
Ages 15 & under are free

Festival at a Glance


10am Open Stage
11:30am Fiddle Contest
1pm Front Porch Boys
2pm Sortin' the Mail
3pm Band Scramble
4pm Wood Street Bloodhounds
5pm The Little Roy & Lizzy Show


10am Gospel Service featuring the Burie Family Band
11:30am Banjo, Mandolin & Guitar Contests
1pm Georgia Rae
2pm The Seigman Family
3pm Chicken Wire Empire
4pm Mecan River Ramblers
5pm Donna Ulisse
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Weekend wristbands are sold to help defray the festival costs. Attendees should bring their own lawn chairs. No alcohol is allowed at this family event.

Visiting from out of town? We have Lodging and Campground options.

The rain location is:
East Troy Middle School, 3143 Graydon Ave.

Contest Information

Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin and Guitar contests. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes for each class. Sign up at headquarters tent until 15 min. before contest.

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