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Get Outta Town: Festivarians, get ready for the Bluegrass Festival

TELLURIDE – Check out and a definition of a “festivarian” is offered under the Community link:festivarian (noun) 1. One who engages in music-related celebration, esp. in beautiful outdoor settings. 2. One who is not afraid of the elements, nor tarp lines at shows and will sacrifice family heirlooms for a live recording of Sam Bush’s latest set. 3. One exhibiting extreme intelligence, compassion, and a fondness for good beer. (adj) 1. Of, relating to, or suitable for a feast or festival; festive.The 34th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival, June 21-24, is touted as a festivarian family reunion (without the bad matching family reunion T-shirts). The fest features big-name bluegrass pickers such as Sam Bush, Yonder Mountain String Band and Alison Krauss and Union Station. NightGrass shows offer latenight jam sessions with bluegrass movers and shakers.Tickets are sold out for the Festival performances, although admission into NightGrass shows are available at the door.For a complete schedule of events, visit April E. Clark

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