Introducing: The Hartford Boogie Sept, 18-19 Dunmor, KY

Heading into our 6th year, the John Hartford Memorial Festival has rapidly become one of the most sought after events in the country! Our atmosphere is laid back and family friendly, with wonderful headliners, regional acts and some of the best upcoming musicians in America. 

We're inviting all musicians to come on out and jam. Why?
We intend to keep the momentum rolling with "The Hartford Boogie"! This brand new multi-day festival will take place at the Dogwood Camping Resort, Dunmor KY September 18-19, 2015.

The Hartford Boogie Lineup

It is with great delight that we announce the initial lineup for this inaugural event. Get your tickets now and enjoy the music of Rumpke Mountain Boys, The Hillbenders, Henhouse Prowlers, Flatland Harmony Experiment, The Leadfoot Band, Colin O'Brien, The Flea Market Hustlers and Devil Train.

Stay tuned and check in to see who we select for the 2015 Hartford Boogie Band Contest!
2-Day Festival Tickets are only $50.00 and includes primitive camping!
For tickets to The Hartford Boogie click here.

For information about The Hartford Boogie including camping, location, and photos of the venue click here.

The Hartford Boogie Band Contest

Contest registration is now closed.
We’re proud to announce the bands that will compete in the first Hartford Boogie Band Contest! 10 bands were selected to compete by a panelist of judges. Congratulations to (in random order) The Matchsellers, Red Ember, Chris Dollar, Georgia Rae Family Band, JIJI, The Misty Mountain String Band, Jeremy Francis, JAMS, Banjohova Witness.
One talented band will win $1,000.00 and a main stage performance contract to “The Most Laid Back Festival in America”, The John Hartford Memorial Festival 2016, held at historic Bill Monroe Music Park, Bean Blossom Indiana! Second place wins $300 and third place wins $200. All entrants will be considered for booking for the 2016 JHMF and all future JHMF events.

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See You June 2-4 2016