Article Contributed by Greg Knight | Published on Friday, December 15, 2023

Golden Road Gathering, the much-anticipated music festival, is set to return for its second year at the historic El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville, California, from May 17th to 19th, 2024. Building upon the success of its inaugural edition, this festival promises to be an unforgettable experience for music enthusiasts and families alike.

Headlining the festival on one spectacular night is the acclaimed band Railroad Earth, best known by the area as host band of the legendary Hangtown Music Festival that graced the same location for an impressive twelve years. Their performance guarantees a night of musical excellence, continuing the tradition of exceptional live music that festival-goers have come to expect.

Golden Road Gathering prides itself on being a family-friendly event, creating an atmosphere where music lovers of all ages can come together to enjoy a diverse lineup of talent including Funk, Rock, Americana and Electronic. The festival not only offers an extraordinary musical experience but also provides an array of artist offerings, craft vending and delectable food options to cater to every taste.

"We are thrilled to bring Golden Road Gathering back for its second year, building on the success and positive energy of our inaugural festival," said Golden Road Gathering Founder Ryan Kronenberg. "With Railroad Earth headlining on one night it's sure to be a celebration of music, community, and the beautiful Placerville landscape."

The El Dorado Fairgrounds, steeped in history, will once again serve as the perfect backdrop for this unique gathering of artists and music enthusiasts. Golden Road Gathering invites everyone to join in the celebration, creating lasting memories.

Tickets for Golden Road Gathering are on sale now, with options including general admission, VIP, and more. For more information, ticket details, and the latest updates, please visit