Our 24th annual East Troy Bluegrass Festival on East Troy’s historic village square
Official 2017 East Troy Bluegrass Festival Program

Saturday & Sunday

September 9th—10th 2017

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 2017 Stage Sponsors!

$10 weekend wristbands
Ages 15 & under are free

Marketplace Vendor Application (PDF)

Festival at a Glance


10am Open Stage (bands, duos, trios)
11:30am Fiddle Contest
1pm Black Horse String Band
2pm Brewtown Bluegrass
3pm Band Scramble
4pm Bluegrass All Stars
5pm Larry Efaw and the Bluegrass Mountaineers


10am Gospel Service feat. the The Worthing10s
11:30am Banjo, Mandolin & Guitar Contests
1pm Noah John and Ringing Iron
2pm Sawdust Symphony
3pm Soggy Prairie Boys
4pm Windy City Bluegrass Band
5pm Becky Buller Band
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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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