DoubleTree Dallas GalleriaBloomin’ Bluegrass – Oct 20-21 2023

Two host hotels this year!  Take your pick!
DoubleTree Dallas invites us
to come and jam all night!

Book by October 10 for this rate
$124/night for breakfast buffet, shuttles,
and two single-day festival passes

DoubleTree Dallas (near the Galleria)
4099 Valley View Lane, Dallas, Texas 75244

Bloomin’ Bluegrass – Oct 20-21 2023

Two host hotels this year – take your pick
make your reservations now!

Book by October 2, 2023
$124/night for breakfast buffet, shuttles,
and two single-day festival passes/night

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

Bobby Giles & Texas Gales CD Release
Saturday, August 19, 2023 at 7p

University Park United Methodist Church
4024 Caruth Blvd., Dallas, Texas

See more on our Special Events page!



Instrument Lending Program
alum Riley Gilbreath scores #1
on The Country Network’s
Next Big Twang!

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 the
Play It Forward®

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


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

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Alan Tompkins' Bluegrass Heritage Radio Show on KHYI-FM 95.3 in Dallas/Fort Worth and online at BluegrassHeritageRadio.comThe 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

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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
Wylie Downtown Merchants Association

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.

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