Wickenburg celebrates bluegrass. // © 2011 Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce
The 32nd Annual Four Corners States Bluegrass Festival is headed to Wickenburg, Ariz.’s Everett Bowman Rodeo Grounds this Nov. 11-13. Sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, the southwest’s premier bluegrass festival will feature bluegrass greats The Brombies, Sonoran Dogs and Thomas Porter & Copper Creek, in addition to performances and contests by lesser-known enthusiasts competing for cash and prizes in more than 13 categories including open fiddle, mandolin, guitar and banjo.
Gates open at 11 a.m. on Friday, with live entertainment running from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday’s lineups feature a pancake breakfast beginning at 7 a.m., with entertainment kicking off at 9 a.m. and continuing until 5:30 p.m.
Additional festivities include food and drink concessions, arts and crafts and a designated Kid Zone for budding music enthusiasts.
Single-day tickets can be purchased in advance and are $15 for adults, $8 for children and $12 for seniors. Three-day passes are also available for $40, $20 and $35, respectively. Tickets can also be purchased at the gate.