Out Wickenburg Way

Out Wickenburg Way is an annual bluegrass festival and fiddle championship held in Wickenburg, AZ. This year’s event takes place on November 11, 12, & 13, 2005.

The Four Corner States Bluegrass Festival is sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, and is one of the oldest bluegrass festivals in the Southwest. You”ll find three days of activities, including continuous music by noted Bluegrass Bands, James King Band, High Plains Tradition, and Dry Creek Band. Additionally, contestants will compete in thirteen categories for prizes and cash awards. Some of the categories bring Championship designation, such as Open Fiddle, Mandolin, Flat Pick Guitar, and Banjo. The festival is held outdoors at the Everett Bowman Rodeo Grounds, just ??? mile east of Highway 60/93 in Wickenburg. Limited reserved camping is available through the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce. The festival opens on Friday to the public at 11:00 a.m., with entertainment starting at 1:00 p.m. through 5:30 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, gates open at 7:00 a.m. “? pancake breakfast, and Entertainment follows – 9:00 a.m. “? 5:30 p.m.

Tickets for the Bluegrass Festival are: $10 adults, $9 senior citizens, $ 5 children; 3 day Passes are: $25, $22 and $10.

The festival also includes arts/crafts and a designated Kids Zone.

For more information call the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce at (928) 684-5479, or visit them online at www.wickenburgchamber.com.