The John Hartford Memorial Festival, “The Most Laid-Back Festival in America”, is completely tickled to announce our final line-up along with the kick-off of our John Hartford Band contest and Songwriter’s Challenge. We will begin accepting entries on January 1, 2019. Win cash, booking opportunities, and perform on the Hartford Stage, a.k.a. The House That Bill Monroe Built! Visit the website to read interviews and hear music from past winners, and learn all about “The Most Laid Back Festival in America”.
Headliners this include Sam Bush, The Tim O’Brien Band, Laurie Lewis, Della Mae, Great American Taxi, Larry Keel Experience, The Special Concensus, Rumpke Mountain Boys, The Way Down Wanderers and many more! Read all about the 9 th Annual John Hartford Memorial Festival held each spring in historic Brown County, at the Bill Monroe Music and Camping park, located in beautiful Bean Blossom, Indiana.
Heading into its ninth year, the John Hartford Memorial Festival, a family friendly event, is on a mission to preserve and continue the legacy, music, and ideals of John Hartford; one of America's most beloved songwriters, performers, and musicians.