Barbeque & Bluegrass presented by BUSH'S | May 24 - June 2


Listen closely and inhale deeply. The deeply-rooted, rich sound of bluegrass is in the air. The sweet, savory and smoky smell of barbeque makes your mouth water. Dollywood’s Barbeque and Bluegrass Festival presented by Bush’s Best is the perfect blend of celebrated bluegrass artists and expertly-prepared barbeque. From indoor theaters, outdoor sounds stages and roving artists, the best in class bluegrass artists will be performing live throughout the park. This is an event that you truly don’t want to miss May 24 - June 2.




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We are just being honest. Meats smoked to fall-off-the-bone goodness. Tangy sauces. Savory and sweet sides. There are so many delicious barbeque choices during Barbeque and Bluegrass at Dollywood that we claim finger licking good status. Come try it for yourself.



All Concerts Free with Admission


Enjoy live bluegrass performances from the theater to the street. Don't miss headlines like Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, Flatt Lonesome and many more. All performances are free with a 2019 Season Pass or park admission. Check out our bluegrass playlist to get your toes tapping.



Featured Bluegrass Performers

Back by popular demand, the music-filled festival features FREE concerts all included with Dollywood admission.

May 24 - June 02

Throughout the Park

The Plaza at Wilderness Pass Stage

Guests looking for the best place to try Dollywood’s award-winning barbeque while listening to several up-and-coming bluegrass groups should head to The Plaza at Wilderness Pass.

May 24 - June 02

The Plaza at Wilderness Pass

Singing News Stage

Guests looking for the best place to try Dollywood’s award-winning barbeque while listening to several up-and-coming bluegrass groups should head to Valley Theater for our Singing News Stage.

May 24 - June 02

Valley Theater

Bluegrass Roving Artists

Guests looking for the best place to try Dollywood’s award-winning barbeque while listening to several up-and-coming bluegrass groups should catch these artists roving through Dollywood.

May 24 - June 02

Throughout the Park

WDVX Artist Stage

Guests looking for the best place to try Dollywood’s award-winning barbeque while listening to several up-and-coming bluegrass groups should head to our WDVX Artist Stage.

May 24 - June 02

Back Porch Theater


GET YOUR TOES TAPPING NOW