Tag: Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Holy Cow is Right: Some Telluride Time with John Cowan

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

It is serendipity when one’s name matches one’s being and the natural reaction of all those in his presence. When John Cowan sings any note the reflexive response of all within earshot is “Holy Cow.” Wow. Can anyone’s voice be that good? Yes, Cowan’s can. […]


Fireball Mail wins Telluride 2016

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Fireball Mail, the 2016 winners of the prestigious Telluride Band Contest. The annual invitational competition takes place at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival situated high in the Rocky Mountains of southwestern Colorado. Twelve acts are selected to compete, with the winner taking home $750 […]


Pickin’ A Part: Mojo on the Move in Telluride

| July 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Stephen “Mojo” Mougin is a busy man. He has his hands in virtually every aspect of bluegrass music: playing, producing, recording and band coaching. And what hands they are. They certainly know their way around a guitar and, like a surgeon’s, they open up your […]


Pickin’ A Part: Bryan Sutton in Telluride

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bryan Sutton was born to play the guitar. When it came to a career, he never had a Plan B. Not needed. Clearly. Thursday was Bryan’s day at the 42nd Telluride Bluegrass Festival. He lit up the stage early evening as part of the legendary […]


Mustered Courage Does Telluride Right

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is the first of several reports from Jen Hughes following the 2015 Telluride Bluegrass Festival. They may be from Down Under, but they sure can make an impression up at 8,750 feet. They mustered their courage and dove right into their first Telluride Bluegrass […]


Telluride Bluegrass Festival: 40 Years of Festivation

| June 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

Planet Bluegrass will mark the 41st edition of their Telluride Bluegrass Festival this summer with a limited edition, collector’s coffee table book. Telluride Bluegrass Festival: 40 Years of Festivation is a hardbound, 216 page volume filled with high resolution photographs, essays from noted Telluride performers, […]