Nationally known artist artists in bluegrass, old time, blues and folk gather in Virginia City for a weekend full of Americana music and good times. Grab your guitar or banjo and show off your picking skills during jam sessions, or pick up some new techniques at the workshops.
Headlining the 6th annual festival is country star James Otto, known for his chart-topping hit, “Just Got Started Lovin’ You.” The lineup includes more than 10 bluegrass and modern country bands (national, regional and local musicians)performing more than 30 shows. Highlights include:
*The Tuttles with A.J. Lee
For a detailed schedule of events, entertainment and venues, click here
Weekend passes are just $20. The $30 all inclusive pass includes access to every musical act including the headlining concerts Friday and Saturday night in downtown Virginia City. A $100 VIP pass that includes access to all shows, a pass for the Americana Music Festival Beer Crawl and exclusive perks to be announced. To purchase, click here
Concerts are held at five locations throughout Virginia City including First Presbyterian Church, Piper's Opera House, Fourth Ward School, Delta Saloon festival parking lot located next to the Bucket of Blood, Virginia City Middle School and Red Dog Saloon. Headliner performances take place Friday and Saturday on the town’s main drag, C Street, which is closed for the event.
Festival Beer Crawl
The event also plays host to the inaugural Americana Music Festival Beer Crawl. For $10, it includes one free Coors Light, a commemorative cup and discounted brews at 10 of Virginia City’s historic saloons.