La Roche Bluegrass festival in Roche-sur-Foron
From 29 July to 02 August 2020
Discover the most important Bluegrass festival in Europe, in La Roche-sur-Foron only 10 minutes by car from Mont Blanc Hotel***!
Book now your room at Mont Blanc Hotel, a partner of the festival, and come and discover the whole world of Bluegrass music for 5 days.
The Bluegrass Festival 2020: from 29 July to 02 August
You may ask yourself what is the Bluegrass? The Bluegrass is a music of American origin, from the country music family well mixed with blues and Anglo-Irish music. The Bluegrass comes from Kentucky, a state also nicknamed « The Blue Grass state ».
American mandolinist Bill Monroe initiated the Bluegrass. This acoustic music inspired many artists as Jean-Jacques Goldman, Elvis Presley, Alain Bahsung or Bob Dylan.
An international festival in La Roche-sur-Foron
Unique in France, this festival attracts more than 15,000 spectators each year. At the head of the festival, you will find big names of Bluegrass.
At the festival is held the election of the best Bluegrass European group. You can find about thirty groups participating in the festival. The names of the artists will be announced soon.
During these 5 days of festival, there will also be many activities : scholarships for discs, games for children, introduction to dance, luthier’s corner...
All concerts are free!