The River Falls Bluegrass Festival - Roots and Bluegrass Festival - River Falls WI Blues Festival Wisconsin

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The River Falls Bluegrass Festival

8th Annual

April 13-15th 2018

The River Falls Roots and Bluegrass FestivalTM is a FREE three-day musical festival located in the heart of downtown River Falls, Wisconsin. The weekend will kickoff with the 4th Annual Beer & Wine Tasting at Junior's Bar and Restaurant. Enjoy the character of our historic Main Street as you move from venue to venue to experience both regional and local roots and bluegrass music all weekend long. Enjoy a variety of free workshops and participate in free jam sessions. Don't miss over 50 hours of foot-stomping bluegrass! Make a weekend out of it!

Don't miss the  new Roots and Bluegrass Festival Band Contest and the Singer/Songwriter Competition which promises to be an exciting competition among the best of the best. Prizes will be awarded for the top three artists. 

Getting Here

River Falls is located just 30 minutes east of St. Paul Minnesota and about 45 minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. Travel by car will probably be most convenient as public transportation is not available directly to River Falls.

From the North:
From Interstate 94, take Hwy 35 S (Exit #3) south to River Falls. Exit on the first River Falls exit (Main Street) and proceed south about two miles to the heart of downtown.
From the South:
Take Hwy 35 North from Prescott, WI, to downtown River Falls.
From the East:
Take Hwy 29 east to downtown River Falls.

Click here for a google map of River Falls. Please contact the River Falls Chamber of Commerce at 715-425-2533 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for additional information. We’d be happy to help!


This event is coordinated by the River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau and a whole slew of volunteers!