BIG HORN MOUNTAIN
Americana, Folk, Old-Timey,
& Traditional Music
July 11, 12, & 13,
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
Mountains. We had a fantastic group of pickers back in the campground
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The 10th Annual Big
Mountain Festival was held July 11, 12, and 13, 2014 at the Johnson
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The Bluegrass Camps for
Kids returned for the 2014 festival and covered four days. It is a bluegrass and folk music
program for children aged 9 to 18, organized and
taught by members of the award-winning
band, The Barefoot Movement. Children picked from
a wide range of
classes, including all levels of guitar, bass, banjo, fiddle, and
vocals. For more information, visit the Workshops
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
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on the website.
We had another fantastic lineup for 2014, check out their bios in the Bands section.
was lots of fun in 2014, 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 will 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.
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