Sponsoring the only traditional Bluegrass &
Acoustic Music 3-day Festival in South Dakota!


Come help us celebrate our 36th Anniversary at the ELKVIEW CAMPGROUND (www.elkviewcampground.com), located 5 minutes from Sturgis at Pleasant Valley exit 37 off of Interstate 90.

T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST  – Design should include 36TH ANNUAL BLACK HILLS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL –  June 24, 25, 26, 2016 – Elkview Campground, Sturgis, SD with graphics suggesting bluegrass music.  Submit design to [email protected] or mail to Black Hills Bluegrass Association, 3405 Wisconsin Ave., Rapid City, SD 57701.  Submission deadline is May 1, 2016.  Winner will receive 2 weekend passes to the Black Hills Bluegrass Festival and a t-shirt with their design.

Elkview Campground offers many full hookup campsites, tent camping, and unlimited parking in close proximity to the concert area.  The two shower houses have flush toilets, and are located near the concert area.  There is also a 4300 sq ft building on site where food and beverages will be available (no alcohol).  On Saturday and Sunday mornings, make your way to the building for a great beakfast of biscuits and gravy. We will also be able to use the building in case of inclement weather, so don’t let bad weather worry you.  The show goes on, RAIN OR SHINE.

Make your Festival reservations early – then come on Wednesday or Thursday and get a great start on the weekend.  Jamming will be encouraged and we know you will have a great time getting together with old and new friends. The Festival is a family event so we will be providing something for everyone.

Come and help us celebrate our 36th Anniversary.


Real Music for Real People