Welcome To The John Hartford Memorial Festival

Tickets for the 10th annual John Hartford Memorial Festival will go on sale around late November. Those on our email list get exclusive access to the 1st round of discounted tickets. Sign up via the form below. We won't pester you and your email will never be given away for any reason.

Our promoters are busy scouting out the waves of talent who are anxious to play JHMF10! Be watching for news about our Band Contest and Songwriter's Challenge. The winner of the Band Contest is awarded a Hartford Stage slot and the top 4 winners of the Songwriter's Challenge will perform in our Showcase! 

We are so glad you are part of the John Hartford Memorial Festival Experience and Family! From the entire staff of the John Hartford Memorial Festival, have a great fall and we will see you this spring!

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We are a family friendly, kid friendly, dog friendly, jam friendly, just plain friendly bluegrass and folk music festival. We strive to reach the right number of people for your maximum comfort and will continue to limit the amount of multi-day tickets sold to just 2,000 Full-Festival Tickets. Fill up your steam powered Aereo-Plain and follow your friends to Bean Blossom, IN, May 27 - May 30 and enjoy The John Hartford Memorial Festival "The Most Laid-Back Festival In America". bands, camping, jamming, dancing, contests and much more. Sit back, relax and leave your worries at home.

Relive The Festival Memories Official Video & Photo Recap

Take a digital stroll down memory lane and check out the official recap video from Troy Phillips of Live Music Video Productions and images from our ace photographers, Aaron Lingenfelter, Amanda Cannon, Sara Zarling, Will Huston of The Lot Scene and Danny "Hootenanny" Clark. Stay tuned as we'll continue to post more images and videos to our web site, social media accounts and our YouTube page. To view images from the 2019 festival please click here.

Watch the official recap video of JHMF9. Kudos to Troy Phillips of Live Music Video Productions for filming the festival.

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