Bluegrass and BBQ Festival

Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 9:30am

Silver Dollar City
399 Silver Dollar City Parkway
Branson, MO 65616

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What’s the recipe for the perfect all-American music & food festival? Take a heaping helping of the very best Bluegrass music this nation has to offer and mix in a hearty portion of smoky, mouthwatering barbecue flavor. Top it off with a nightly concert series and you’ve got 14 days of music and food sure to satisfy your appetite for fun. 


2021 Bluegrass Lineup

See electrifying performances by some of the very best names in Bluegrass today! You won't want to miss a single performance by groups from all over the United States!

The following acts have been confirmed for the 2021 Bluegrass & BBQ Festival.

-Lori King & Junction 63

-The Grascals

-The Trailblazers

Slow-Smoked BBQ

During the Bluegrass and BBQ Festival, enjoy slow-cooked ribs,chicken,brisket,pulled pork and incredible live bluegrass music.

Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest

Don't miss your chance to be a part of the 19th annual Youth in Bluegrass Band Contest at Silver Dollar City, May 28 & 29, 2021!

This Silver Dollar City tradition, which takes place each season during Bluegrass & BBQ Festival, gives talented young musicians from across the nation the chance to compete for top honors and cash prizes during one of the country's premier bluegrass events.Learn more and enter below!

2021 Youth In Bluegrass Band Contest Official Rules

Contest Entry Form & Indemnity

"Their encouragement and support of young bluegrass musicians is particularly impressive, with the annual Youth in Bluegrass band contest held in conjunction with KSMU-FM. Well done, Silver Dollar City!" — Nancy Cardwell, IBMA Executive Director 2012-14

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