47th Annual Southwest Pickers Bluegrass and Traditional Music Festival

47th Annual Southwest Pickers Bluegrass and Traditional Music Festival 

The Southwest Pickers (aka Southwest Traditional and Bluegrass Music Association) announces the 47th Annual Bluegrass and Traditional Music Festival held on Friday, June 17 from 3-9 p.m. and Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood, NM.  This celebration of traditional acoustic music will include a mix of Bluegrass, Old Time, Traditional Appalachian Dulcimer, Americana and various Folk concerts, informal and hosted jam sessions, workshops, open mic, banjo and lodging raffles, and more activities for the entire family. This year's festival co-headliners feature an up and coming Bluegrass act from the Texas hill country, The Hillsiders tastefully combine Old Time and Bluegrass Genres. The Rifters hail from southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico will mesmerize the crowd with a variety of musical genres collectively referred to as Americana.  Also appearing are New Mexico’s own The Crooked and The Cracked, Kitty Jo Creek, the ATC Acoustic Band, the High Desert Rangers, ABQ Skeleton Crew, Dulcimer virtuosos David and Annette Lindsey and a falconry exhibition presented by world-renowned falconer Tom Smylie.  Plus entrance into the wildlife zoo at Wildlife West Nature Park.  It's fun for the entire family!

This project is made possible in part by New Mexico Arts, Wildlife West Nature Park, Banjo Bob’s, Solid Grounds Coffee House, Guitar Vista and the Red Horse Bed and Breakfast

Dates/Times: Friday, June 17, 2022 from 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.  and Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Location: Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood, New Mexico 

Cost: Tickets will be available at the festival venue.  Friday: $15 Adults, $5 youth 13-17 years, ages 12 & younger free; Saturday:  $35 Adults, $10 ages 13-17 years, under 12 years free; both days $40. 

Contact: Tony Mora, President, Talent Coordinator & Webmaster (505) 610-7425, president@southwestpickers.org

Event Information

Location: Wildlife West Nature Park, 87 E Frontage Road, Edgewood,NM 87015

www.southwestpickers-festival.org

Cost: Friday: $15 Adults, $5 youth 13-17 years, ages 12 & younger free; Saturday:  $35 Adults, $10 ages 13-17 years, under 12 years free; both days $40.