Grass is cool in Colorado this summer. Bluegrass that is. So is folk, alternative country and more. Our summer music series continues with a look at some of the state's most interesting Americana concerts and festivals. Ryan Warners speaks with Brian Johnson of The Marquee, a magazine that covers Colorado’s live music scene.

A Sampling of Colorado's Americana Festivals and Concerts

Telluride Bluegrass Festival: June 20-23, Town Park, Telluride

Ride Festival: July 13-14, Town Park, Telluride

RockyGrass: July 26-28, Planet Bluegrass, Lyons

AmericanramA tour: July 31, Fiddlers Green 

Arise: August 14-18, Sunrise Ranch, Loveland

Bohemian Nights at NewWest Fest: August 16-18, Old Town Fort Collins

Folks Festival: August 16-18, Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons

Four Corners Folk Festival: August 30-Sept 1, Pagosa Springs

The Marquee Music Calendar

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