Peter Rowan

"Cheeehuuu!" was the joyful sound as all of Kauai's grateful hippies and Salmon heads flocked with huge smile and even bigger hugs to a sold-out show of 2 nights of Bluegrass Bliss at the Porter Pavilion at Anaina Hou on Kauai's spectacular North Shore. You could feel the love and smiles of Mr. Bill Porter shining down from heaven, the visionary who built Kauai's premier music venue for our grateful community.

The Caverns is proud to present the second annual CaveFest, featuring a curated line-up of music over three days. Headliners include Sam Bush, Leftover Salmon, The Infamous Stringdusters, Peter Rowan, and The Travelin’ McCourys, plus artists-in-residence Lindsay Lou, on-site camping, open underground jam sessions, cave tours, delicious food trucks, local vendors, and more.

Every June—for the past five decades—music fans known as Festivarians have made their annual pilgrimage to the box canyon town of Telluride, Colorado, for the legendary Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Inspired by the beauty of the natural landscape and the skillfully played music from a multitude of genres, this legendary gathering has long been a bucket list destination for musicians and music fans alike.

KPFA’s annual Grateful Dead Marathon is this Saturday! Hosted by Tim Lynch and David Gans, the day's lineup will feature unreleased Grateful Dead music, a live performance by Peter Rowan, and lots more.

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MerleFest, presented by Window World, will honor Doc Watson’s 100th birthday, and commemorate the festival’s 35th year in 2023. To celebrate the historic milestone, organizers intend to showcase MerleFest’s unique history, celebrate the festival’s diverse, genre-crossing catalog, and present unique artist collaborations to honor the festival’s founding folk icon.

DelFest, the festival brainchild of Del McCoury and his extended McCoury family, is celebrating its 15th year in 2023, and for those who’ve been all 14 years or those looking to make their first Memorial Day memories with Del and the gang, today is the day everyone’s been waiting for: The initial DelFest 2023 lineup is here!

Railroad Earth will be celebrating New Year’s Eve in Chicago at the Vic Theatre for a two-night bluegrass extravaganza, featuring the legendary Peter Rowan. Friday night’s show is a tribute to Peter Rowan’s former outfit, Old & In The Way. The party kicks off at 8:00 on both nights. | Get tickets here: 12/30/22 | 12/31/22

Peter Rowan will share the stage with Railroad Earth on New Year’s Eve at the Vic Theatre in Chicago and Grateful Web was thrilled to have a chance to talk to Peter leading up to the shows...

DEC 30TH @ 8:00PM

Chicago (The Vic Theatre) 

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the first round of artist additions for 2023. Taking place April 27-30, 2023, on the campus of Wilkes Community College, MerleFest 2023 will feature performances from North Carolina’s favorite sons The Avett Brothers, country mega-star and Highwoman Maren Morris, the genre-weaving cultural collective Black Opry Revue. Also joining the lineup are award-winning MerleFest veterans Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Peter Rowan, and many more.

For over six decades, GRAMMY-award winning artist Peter Rowan has been at the forefront of acoustic American music, inspiring generations of new musicians and working creatively with the roots of bluegrass, newgrass, Americana, country rock, jazz, even reggae, Hawaiian, and Tejano music.

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