Bloomin’ Bluegrass – Oct 14-15 2022

DoubleTree Dallas is full, but the Renaissance
has room for you
Make your reservations now!

$109/night for breakfast buffet, shuttles,
and two single-day festival passes/night

Renaissance Dallas North Hotel
1590 LBJ Freeway, Farmers Branch Texas 75244

Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Donations

Many in our bluegrass music community are grieving the tragic losses suffered by the people of Eastern Kentucky due to the recent devastating floods.  The rebuilding of those lives and communities will take years, if not decades.

We know that many who love and play bluegrass music want to help.  We encourage all who wish to support those folks in Eastern Kentucky do so by donating to the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky, which is headquartered in Hazard and conducting relief efforts in the affected communities. 

The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky is presently making emergency relief grants to individuals and families in need, and hopes to assist farms and small businesses as the recovery continues.

Find out more about the
Play It Forward®

Free Instrument Lending Program
for deserving young people. 
Apply or donate today!

Bluegrass Music and Bluegrass Music Festivals in TexasIf you want to connect with jammers, fans, bluegrass music festivals, and other bluegrass music events in Texas, then you’re in the right place. The Bluegrass Heritage Foundation exists to preserve and promote the heritage of bluegrass music. We focus on presenting bluegrass music and bluegrass music festivals in Texas. We work to educate people about our favorite kind of music in many ways, such as programs and workshops, public performances of bluegrass music, and the Bluegrass Heritage Radio Show. Because of our wonderful partnerships with cities around D/FW, many of our bluegrass music festivals are free with no ticket required! 

Of course, our most important effort is the free bluegrass instrument lending program for young people – Play It Forward!®  The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation with an all-volunteer staff that loves to present bluegrass music and bluegrass music festivals in Texas. Please contact us with any questions. 


Find out more about
volunteering with the
Bluegrass Heritage Foundation.
Hear what our volunteer
staffers have to say!
Find out more on our Volunteer page.

Alan Tompkins' Bluegrass Heritage Radio Show on KHYI-FM 95.3 in Dallas/Fort Worth and online at
The Bluegrass Heritage Radio Show features two hours of traditional and contemporary bluegrass from 10a-noon and again from 9p-11p every Sunday on KHYI-FM 95.3 The Range in Dallas/Fort Worth. The show can be heard live on the internet at

Amazon SmileOrder through AmazonSmile and Help the Foundation

Amazon has a program, AmazonSmile, that lets you help your favorite non-profit when you order gifts or other goodies. Just name Bluegrass Heritage Foundation as your favorite charity at, and Amazon donates .5% of eligible purchases to the Foundation!
There’s no cost to you.  Just login at rather than Amazon.  Every little bit helps!  Thank you!

Bluegrass Heritage Foundation Friends and Partners

Julie & Mike Tucker
Doug & Sharon Hotalen, Supporters and Friends of the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation
DoubleTree Near the Galleria
Kentucky School of Bluegrass & Traditional Music
City of Farmers Branch Texas
Dallas Heritage Village
Wylie Downtown Merchants Association
Southwest Bluegrass Club

The Bluegrass Heritage Foundation is a non-profit organization, run by volunteers,
promoting bluegrass music in Texas. While it's free to get in the door to many of our events,
keeping the doors open isn't free. All contributions are greatly appreciated.

Click the donate button to donate online.​




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