In its first five years, Vail Summer Bluegrass hosted artists including the Travelin’ McCourys, Tyler Childers, Oteil Burbridge (Dead & Company), Sarah Jarosz and more in its tent in Lionshead Village. Heading into its sixth summer, the event is moving into the Solaris Plaza in Vail Village and features Trout Steak Revival, Jeremy Garrett (of the Infamous Stringdusters), the Hackensaw Boys and more — all shows are free.

“We are excited to announce and partner with Vail Bluegrass in the Solaris Plaza,” said Tony Herrera, director of operations at bol. “With our centralized location in Vail Village, we feel this is a great opportunity for the community and visitors to enjoy great music, and a fun atmosphere on our lawn space. Vail Bluegrass has a proven track record and (we) couldn’t be more excited to host this year, and for years to come.”

“Vail has become our home, and for that reason we’re proud (at Vail Bluegrass) to partner with bands and businesses that have deep ties to the community,” Vail Bluegrass producer Ariel Rosemberg said in a news release. “Our goal is to continue digging, uncovering new opportunities to provide affordable entertainment, culture and a weeknight to-do for residents and visitors alike, and our 2019 programming falls exactly within that wheelhouse.”

Concerts take place from 6-9 p.m. each Wednesday starting this week. In addition, there will be a free taproom series at Vail Brewing Co. in Vail Village.

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