Bluegrass on the Green

Welcome to the Bluegrass Festival on the Green in historic Frankfort, Illinois. Our mission is to bring top quality award-winning national and regional bluegrass acts to Frankfort to showcase this truly American music with a free festival that highlights the historic downtown.

The 8th Annual Frankfort Bluegrass Festival was voted 2018 WINNER of the "IBMA Best Event" award.

With over 40 performances by 21 local, regional and national bands; jammers filling the picking tents; kids playing games with hula hoops, bubbles, and clogging boards; listeners tapping their toes to traditional, progressive, gospel, and every genre of bluegrass music; the 2018 Festival was a raving success.

Thanks to our sponsers, volunteers, performers and visitors for another great year.


Two stages, "Briedert Green Stage," and "Prairie Park Stage," hosted top local and national bluegrass bands. Plenty of food, vendor tents, and craft activities were on and around the Green, not to mention great dowtown restaurants and businesses. You can enjoy free concerts, workshops, and lots of picking and jamming. Fun for the whole family.

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