BIG HORN MOUNTAIN
Americana, Folk, Old-Timey,
& Traditional Music
July 12, 13, & 14,
Each year, the
beautiful Big Horn
Mountains frame the festival at the
Johnson County Fairgrounds where you will enjoy the true festival
experience. Bring your tent, camper, or RV and spend the
with us and enjoy some of the best parkin' lot pickin' in the Rocky
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The 9th Annual Big Horn Mountain Festival will be held July 12, 13, and 14, 2013 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. Advance sales for the 3-day and daily festival tickets are now available online or can be purchased
at one of our ticket outlets: in Sheridan at The WYO Theater; in
Buffalo at the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce or Sports Lure; in Billings at Hansen Music; or in Gillete at
Bluegrass Camps for Kids will once again return for the 2013 festival.
This year the camp will be a three day bluegrass and folk music
program for children aged 9 to 18, organized and taught by members of
the band Finnders & Youngberg. Children will pick from a wide range
of classes, including all levels of guitar, bass, banjo, fiddle, and
vocals. Campers will also experience band classes with their peers,
daily jams, square dances, art projects, and optional private lessons.
The Camp will conclude with a main stage performance on Friday, July
12th. Click for more information and registration.
website is the
source for information about the festival, so be
and check back here often to keep up with the latest news about all the
activities, happenings, and plans. We
update Facebook when something is updated
on the website.
We have another fantastic lineup coming together for 2013 including The Byron Berline Band and Don Edwards! Check
out their bios in Bands.
will be lots of fun in 2013, including the Wyoming
Mandolin and Banjo Championships, an Old
Time Fiddle Contest, and a Guitar
contest too, with the winners of the mandolin, banjo, and
fiddle contest all winning guaranteed slots at the Walnut
Valley Festival contests in Winfield,
Kansas. The Band Scramble will be held on Saturday afternoon,
will be a variety of workshops
hosted by our performers. We'll have instrument
raffles, food and craft vendors, a
pancake breakfast, great folks, and lots of jamming. It all
to a super time.
Lodging to learn more about camping or to locate one
area motels. There will be many food
vendors on the festival grounds and be sure to try our premium craft
beers. Check out
for general information and directions to the Fairgrounds, the pancake
breakfast, and more. When available, you will be able
to buy tickets
or from local outlets listed on the tickets page.
you want to
volunteer in exchange for a day
or weekend ticket, fill out an online application and learn more about
can help in the volunteer
section. Information and an application form are also
available if you
are interested in being a festival vendor.
course, our festival wouldn't happen without our generous sponsors
and we encourage you to patronize their businesses or become a sponsor