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Whitaker Bank presents


The sounds of bluegrass music return to the Kentucky Horse Park
June 8-10, 2023

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A Tradition Rekindled

Presented by Whitaker Bank, the 2023 Spirit in the Bluegrass Music Fest is scheduled for Thursday, June 8 through Saturday, June 10, 2023, at the gorgeous Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky.
Featuring the best in bluegrass music, the event is organized by Sam Karr and Rick Greene, organizers of the IBMA award-winning SamJam Bluegrass Festival in Piketon, Ohio, and the 2023 show will mark the first bluegrass festival at the Kentucky Horse Park since the Festival of the Bluegrass was discontinued.

Key Information

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The spacious Kentucky Horse Park Campground can accommodate hundreds of campers, but water/electric hookups are limited. To reserve a spot with hookups, or a primitive spot, click the link above for more information.

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VIP tickets, weeklong tickets, and day tickets are now available. VIP tickets are $300, weeklong tickets are $125, and day tickets are $40 (Thursday) and $50 (Friday or Saturday). To purchase tickets, click the link above or visit the Tickets page.

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The Spirit in the Bluegrass Music Fest will feature America's best bluegrass talent. From bands with deep ties to Lexington to new acts ready to take bluegrass by storm, the Spirit in the Bluegrass Music Fest
has something for everyone.

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