LYONS, CO (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The Linup for the Telluride Bluegrass Festival has announced the lineup for the 34th edition of the popular festival. Slated for June 21-24, 2007, the festival will feature performances by Alison Krauss & Union Station, Sam Bush Band, Chick Corea & Bela Fleck, Emmylou Harris, Telluride House Band featuring Béla, Edgar, Jerry, Sam, Bryan, Yonder Mountain String Band, Béla Fleck & the Flecktones, Chris Thile & How to Grow a Band featuring Bryan Sutton, Jerry Douglas Band, Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile, John Cowan Band, Peter Rowan & Crucial Country, Dougie MacLean Band, Jackie Green, Mike Marshall & Hamilton de Holanda, Sparrow Quartet, Crooked Still, Infamous Stringdusters, Avett Brothers, Greensky Bluegrass, and many more still to be announced.
For the more traditionally-inclined, the 35th Annual Rockygrass Festival welcomes performances by Marty Stuart, Del McCoury Band, Tony Rice, Nickel Creek (giving a special farewell performance), and Sam Bush (marking the only 2007 appearance of his Sam Bush Bluegrass Band) Eleven-time IBMA winners Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver contribute their gospel vocal blend, while recent IBMA Entertainers of the Year, Cherryholmes, make their first appearance at the festival. Several of the festival headliners – including Nickel Creek, Del McCoury Band, Kruger Brothers, Claire Lynch Band, Bearfoot Bluegrass – will spend the week leading up to the festival teaching at the RockyGrass Academy in Lyons. – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers