Planet Bluegrass plans festival lineups
August 7, 2008
LYONS, Colo. Colorados Planet Bluegrass has announced the full lineup for its Rocky Mountain Folks Festival, as well as acts for Mabon Celebration and Wildflower Concert Series. All the events take place at the Planet Bluegrass Ranch in Lyons.The 18th annual Folks Festival, set for Friday through Sunday, Aug. 15-17, will feature Tim OBrien, Greg Brown, Todd Snider, the Waifs, Josh Ritter, Nanci Griffith, Jakob Dylan and others. The inaugural MoonGrass show, a late-night concert on Saturday, Aug. 16, will feature Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers.The Mabon Celebration, to observe the autumn equinox, is set for Sept. 20, and will feature the duo of guitarist Adam Aijala and bassist Ben Kaufmann, both of Colorados Yonder Mountain String Band.Planet Bluegrass Wildflower Concert Series will feature Packway Handle Band, a bluegrass quintet from Athens, Ga., on Oct. 3; singer-songwriter Darrell Scott on Oct. 10; and the Greencards, an acoustic trio comprising two Australians and a Brit, on Oct. 18.For tickets and further information, go to bluegrass.com.