August 17-19, 2018

  Tickets for the 33nd Annual

 Bowers Mansion Bluegrass Festival

Tickets are $25 in advance & $30 after August 11!

(Children 12 & under - FREE!)

Headliners & Bands

 BLUE HIGHWAY Respected powerhouse band 23 years strong ... Nominated for a 2017 GRAMMY Award for Best Bluegrass Album ... the most radio airplay of any bluegrass artist in 2014 ... SOLD OUT shows accounting for half their concerts in 2015 ... 7 months with the #1 Album in the nation ... 27 IBMA Awards, 6 SPBGMA Awards, one Dove Award, and three Grammy nominations as a band ... Voted the Favorite Bluegrass Artist of All Time by the readers of Bluegrass Today in April 2016.

The Sonoran Dogs

Formed in 2011, The Sonoran Dogs

have exploded upon the bluegrass scene!

They have performed and headlined many festivals and concert venues in the Southwestern US, touring as far as Australia, from Melbourne to Brisbane and beyond.

The "Dogs" are made up of seasoned veterans who have come together to enjoy bluegrass music and friendship, often times adding one or more “strays” on fiddle, dobro and even accordion!  You can even see them with the BIG band, which includes drums and pedal steel – quite the experience!

With every show, The Sonoran Dogs play with expertise, often improvising and showcasing original songs, traditional and contemporary music as well as an eclectic mix of Bluegrass, Folk, Americana, Celtic, and Newgrass.

The John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band

J2B2 is an all-star bluegrass supergroup

featuring four legendary, award-winning musicians – John Jorgenson on acoustic guitar, mandolin and vocals; Herb Pedersen on banjo, acoustic guitar and vocals; Mark Fain on bass; and Patrick Sauber on acoustic guitar and vocals – delivering bluegrass like no one has ever heard it before. The band’s undeniable live shows have received stellar reviews and have the bluegrass world buzzing. The four combine forces to form a spot-on union of impeccable musicianship, incomparable songwriting, incredible harmony vocals (a fresh twist combining bluegrass with elements of West Coast folk rock) and seasoned showmanship.

This is the “high lonesome sound” of American roots music at its finest.

Also Appearing:              The Notables


and other great bands!


Keep checking back as we bring more info on the lineup for the

2018 NNBA Bowers Mansion

 Bluegrass Festival


2018 Bowers Mansion Bluegrass Festival Adult Ticket

Advance Adult Admission $25 - Children under 12 Free

Gate Admission and online after August 11 - $30 - Children under 12 Free


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This festival is funded, in part, by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council,

and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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