The 2021 Columbia Bluegrass Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD will feature some of the best bluegrass bands in the area. This is a charity event to raise money for the Columbia Town Center Rotary Foundation to benefit children and families in need in Howard County and beyond. Enjoy an afternoon of fun and music and support your community! Proof of Vaccination Required (see below).
Six Bluegrass Bands will provide entertainment throughout the day in the Pavilion. Radio personality, Chris Teskey, will be Master of Ceremonies. He is program director of Bluegrass Country Radio at 88.5 FM HD2 and at bluegrasscountry.org.
- Featuring The Seldom Scene
- Big Howdy
- Tim and Savannah Finch and The Eastman String Band
- The Plate Scrapers
- Sweet Yonder
- King Street Bluegrass
Learn more about the bands (photos and websites)
Proceeds from this event go directly to the Columbia Town Center Rotary Club Foundation, Inc. which supports community service projects, programs and organizations that support children and families in need, education and mentoring, and services to citizens in crisis in Howard County and abroad. The Columbia Town Center Rotary Club Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 20-2858354).
Beginning October 17, 2021, all patrons attending events at Merriweather Post Pavilion in 2021 are required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 along with a matching photo ID. Proof of vaccination can be your physical vaccine card or a photo of your card. Exceptions will only be made for children under 12 and those with qualifying medical conditions preventing them from becoming vaccinated. For those patrons, a negative COVID-19 antigen or PCR laboratory test taken within 48 hours of the show date will be accepted. Refunds WILL NOT be issued for failure to provide proof of vaccine or negative test.
Onsite Refreshments: Merriweather concessions will be selling beverages. Food trucks will be selling delicious food.
Re-entry will be permitted with a hand stamp at this event.
Please note the Merriweather Post Pavilion rules noted on MPP Frequently Asked Questions.
Free Parking included.