Aiken Bluegrass Festival 2019 Lineup Announced

The Aiken Bluegrass Festival just announced the lineup for is fifteenth annual installation. The 2019 Aiken Bluegrass Festival will take place from May 10-11th, at the Western Carolina Fairgrounds in Aiken, SC. It’s a two-day camping festival with tons of great bluegrass. If you’re looking for a laid-back weekend, you can’t do much better than the Aiken Bluegrass Festival.

This year, the renowned Del McCoury Band will headline the event, with support from Billy Strings, Keller and the Keels, the Larry Keel Experience, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Cris Jacobs, Lindsay Lou, Town Mountain, Brad Parsons & Starbird, Kitchen Dwellers, Tenth Mountain Division, Kyle Tuttle Band, Benny Galloway, Zebulon Bowles, DJ Bontzilla, and Doug & The Henrys.

There will also be a special appearance from Terrapin Mountain Band, who will be playing a special “Old & In the Way” tribute. If you didn’t already know, Old & In the Way was Jerry Garcia’s bluegrass band in the early 70s.

Ticketing info is here. Check out the NPR Tiny Desk concert from headliner Del McCoury band below.

Chris Huber

Chris Huber is the Founder & Editor of Extra Chill. He started this blog in 2011 as a freshman at the College of Charleston, where he earned a B.A. in Creative Writing in 2015. Still residing in Charleston, Chris now runs Extra Chill full time while moonlighting as a sailing charter captain on Folly Beach. His roles include the management of the blog itself, the team, web development, and event curation. Things have changed a lot around here since our humble beginnings as a college blog. Head on over to our about page to unravel the full story of Extra Chill.

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