2013 Bellevue Wintergrass Music Festival

February 28 - March 3, 2013 | Hyatt Regency Bellevue

The 2013 Wintergrass Music Festival is returning to Bellevue for the fourth straight year. This year marks the 20th anniversary of one of the biggest and best bluegrass festivals in the country, which originated in Tacoma. Some 30 bands and 200 musicians will perform throughout the 4-day festival from February 28 - March 3 at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. [read review - Wintergrass: "A Hard Place to Suffer"]




Greg Liszt and Stash Wyslouch of The Deadly Gentlemen at 2012 Wintergrass Festival ©
+ 2012 Wintergrass videos & photos
+ 2011 Wintergrass videos
+ Wintergrass: Insider's guide to Bellevue
+ Bellevue Happy Hour Guide

Wintergrass has been home to Grammy and IBMA award-winning artists as well as a springboard for emerging young artists, attracting not just fans, but also musicians and artists from regional and national favorites to international acts.


In addition to more than 70 hours of musical performances, Wintergrass also offers a robust selection of unique educational academies and workshops including PintGrass, a new music program for children 4-7 years. All ages can jam at any of the 75 free family-friendly workshops offered during the festival itself.


While Wintergrass is primarily a bluegrass music festival, you'll hear plenty of other styles of acoustic music including Gypsy jazz, Celtic music, Old-Timey, Brazilian choro, Swedish polskas and many more types of acoustic string music. So if you love bluegrass, or any kind of old-timey, folk and country music, you'll love Wintergrass. You will love Wintergrass in Bellevue!


The 2013 Wintergrass Festival lineup includes:
The Seldom Scene • The David Grisman Sextet • Peter Rowan and the Travelin' McCourys • California • Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands • Della Mae • The Cleverlys • Sarah Jarosz • 18 South • Hills to Holler • Mollie O'Brien • Spinney Brothers • Matuto • Pert Near Sandstone • Darol Anger and the Furies • The Kenny and Amanda Smith Band • The Deadly Gentlemen • The Paperboys • Polecat • The Student Loan • Wayward Vessel • Tim Connell & Jack Dwyer • The Modern Grass • North Country Bluegrass • Kevin Brown & the Beloved Country • The Howdy Boys • Pickled Okra • Highway Home


Tickets for Wintergrass 2013 are available online. Individual ticket prices for adults range between $25 for a day pass and $135 for a weekend pass. is a proud media sponsor of the 2013 Wintergrass Music Festival.
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Live Performances at 2013 Wintergrass Music Festival

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Jon Randall Stewart of 18 South at 2013 Wintergrass Festival © California at 2013 Wintergrass Festival © Darol Anger & The Furies at 2013 Wintergrass Festival ©
Della Mae at 2013 Wintergrass Festival © Kenny & Amanda Smith at 2013 Wintergrass Festival © Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands at 2013 Wintergrass Festival ©
Pert Near Sandstone at 2013 Wintergrass Festival © Sarah Jarosz at 2013 Wintergrass Festival © The Seldom Scene at 2013 Wintergrass Festival ©
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Updated: February 2013
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+ Wintergrass: "A Hard Place to Suffer" [review] + Wintergrass: Insider's guide to Bellevue
+ 2010 Wintergrass Festival gets new home in Bellevue

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