Bluegrass in Salida, Colorado - Memorial Day Weekend
Near the headwaters of the Arkansas River - in Salida, Colorado - you will find a delightful venue for your holiday weekend and an opportunity to enjoy bluegrass music, food, drink and fun for all ages.
Bluegrass on the Arkansas, an annual fundraiser for the Salida Rotary Club, will be back Memorial Day weekend this year.. Our thanks go out to everyone who helped make the 2012 show a success!
The event was bigger and better than ever in 2012! Carin Mari and Pony Express was featured Saturday evening, May 26th, with a show at the SteamPlant Theater. Local Honey opened up the show starting at 7:00.
As usual, bands will perform Saturday evening starting at 6:00 p.m in the Riverside park and then on Sunday starting at noon in Riverside Park.
This is a free event that our community enjoys every year and that draws visitors to Salida.In addition to the line-up of bluegrass bands, volunteers from the Rotary Club have a variety of food. Games available for kids making this a fun day for families.
The Salida Rotary Club serves food and drinks as a fundraiser to help the youth of our community in the form of vocational and scholastic scholarships.
And, of course, a selection of beer, wine and sodas are available for sale every year.
Admission to Bluegrass on the Arkansas is free. Your donations are encouraged in support of the Salida Rotary Club’s scholarship fund.
Performers: for the 2013 year include:
Long Road Home
Grass It Up
Run Boy Run
Blue Canyon Boys
Jeff Scroggins and Colorado