Rockygrass 2012: Sets from sold-out festival to air on KGNU

The 40th Annual Rockygrass Festival takes places July 27-29 in Lyons, Colorado.

By JOHN LEHNDORFF Colorado Table Editor

I’ll be blogging live from the Rockygrass Festival all weekend.

Portions of the sold-out Festival will air live on KGNU (88.5 FM, 1390 AM, kgnu.org) 9 a.m.-1 p.m Saturday and Sunday.

Performers Friday include 23 String Band, Noam Pikelny & Friends, Chris Thile & Michael Daves, Lonesome River Band, Trampled by Turtles, Punch Brothers and the only set this year by the Sam Bush Bluegrass Band.

Saturday‘s acts include Red Molly, Bobby Osborne, The Infamous Stringdusters, Dr. Ralph Stanley, and the only strictly bluegrass performance appearance this year by Béla Fleck (with Alan Bartram, Jason Carter, Ronnie McCoury and & Danny Paisley).

Sunday‘s lineup features Jesse McReynolds, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper featuring Dale Ann Bradley, Emmitt-Nershi Band, Peter Rowan & The Travelin’ McCourys, Seldom Scene, and Tim O’Brien.

More details at kgnu.org.

Comments and questions: jlehndorff@aurorasentinel.com.

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