16th Annual (2017)

15th Anniversary (2016)

14th Annual (2015)

13th Annual (2014)

12th Annual (2013)

11th Annual (2012)

10th Annual (2011)

9th Annual (2010)

Yonder Mountain String Band
Rhythm Devils
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Infamous Stringdusters
Great American Taxi
Crooked Still
Republic of Strings
Danny Barnes & Friends
Benny “Burle” Galloway & Jessica Kilroy
Urban Monroes
Crunchy Western Boys

2010 Band Competition Winner: Pert Near Sandstone

8th Annual (2009)

Yonder Mountain String Band
Del McCoury and the Traveling McCourys
Bad Livers
Infamous Stringdusters
Greensky Bluegrass
Mike Marshall and Darol Anger with Väsen
Taarka
P. Whipped
Strings for Industry
Abalone Dots
Hickster featuring Benny ‘Burle’ Galloway Pete Kartsounes and Friends
Jessica Kilroy with Head for the Hills

2009 Band Competition Winner: Crunchy Western Boys

7th Annual (2008)

Yonder Mountain String Band
Williams, Mosley, Droll, Sipe
Keller Williams
Emmitt Nershi Band
Greensky Bluegrass
Great American Taxi
Strings for Industry
Bill Frisell and Danny Barnes
Bryn Davies and Sharon Gilchrist
Hickster featuring Benny ‘Burle’ Galloway
Pete Kartsounes Band
Head for the Hills

2008 Band Competition Winner: Jessica Kilroy

6th Annual (2007)

Yonder Mountain String Band
New Riders of the Purple Sage
Drew Emmitt Band
Tony Trischka’s Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular
Old School Freight Train
Strings for Industry
Uncle Earl
Wayword Sons
Bearfoot Bluegrass
Town Mountain
Flat Mountain Girls
Red Brown and the Tune Stranglers

2007 Band Competition Winner: Head For The Hills

5th Annual (2004)

Yonder Mountain String Band
Chris Thile of Nickel Creek
Son Volt Acoustic
Todd Snider
Brendan Bayliss and Jeff Austin
Darol Anger & Republic of Strings
Danny Barnes Acoustic Band
Wayword Sons
Noam Pickelny & Greg Garrison w/ David Grier, Shad Cobb
Shanti Groove
Deadwood Revival
Cross-Eyed Rosie

2006 Band Competition Winner: Red Brown and the Tune Stranglers

4th Annual (2005)

Yonder Mountain String Band
Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon
Keller Williams
The Vince Herman & Rob Wasserman Experience
Shawn Camp
Split Lip Rayfield
The Cosmik American Ensemble
Swing Set
Danny Barnes Super Jam
ThaMusemeant
The Tallboys

3rd Annual (2002)

Yonder Mountain String Band
Del McCoury Band
David Bromberg String Quartet
Mindy Smith
Hot Buttered Rum String Band
Jeff Austin & Chris Castino
Darol Anger Fiddle Ensemble
Nick Forster Super Jam
Danny Barnes
Snake Oil Medicine Show

2nd Annual (2003)

Yonder Mountain String Band
Old and in the Gray featuring David Grisman, Peter Rowan,Vassar Clements, Herb Pederson, & Bryn Bright
Keller Williams
Jerry Douglas Band
Larry Keel
Fiddlers 4
Piano Throwers
Reeltime Travelers
Two High String Band
Jackstraw

1st Annual (2002)

Yonder Mountain String Band
David Grisman Quintet
Hot Rize Reunion
Tim O’Brien & The Crossing
Psychograss
Danny Barnes & Three Old Codgers
Samhill
Jackstraw
Hanuman