13th Annual Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass and Acoustic Music Festival

13th Annual Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Festival

When:  September 14-16, 2018

Where: Pepsi Amphitheater at Fort Tuthill County Park in Flagstaff, Arizona

What:  Three days of great music, jamming, camping, community barn dances, educational workshops, band contest, kids activities, and more!

Lineup:  The lineup for the three-day event features several award-winning performers including:  Del McCoury Band · Béla Fleck · The Infamous Stringdusters · The Travelin’ McCourys · Seldom Scene 
Jeff Austin Band · The Grateful Ball · Della Mae · Dom Flemons · Hogslop String Band
Jeff Scroggins & Colorado · The Good Time Travelers · Billy Parker & Mondoclectic
The Knockabouts · Greg Blake Band · Jesse Anderson · Cadillac Mountain

Tickets:  3-Day tickets and camping are on sale now at the Pre-Advace price through June 30, 2017. Camping and festival ticket prices vary, and camping is expected to sell out fast. Tickets can be ordered online at pickininthepines.org. Children 15 and under are free with accompanying ticket holder. Please visit our website for more information: pickininthepines.org/tickets

About Pickin’ in the Pines

Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music (FFOTM) is a member based and supported organization formed in 1988 in Flagstaff, Arizona. FFOTM transformed into a 501c3 nonprofit in 2000, whose mission is to share, promote, preserve and present Bluegrass and other forms of traditional American Folk Music and Dance for the enrichment and enjoyment of our community. In addition, we support traditional dance performances and instruction of both Contra and Square dancing. As a non-profit arts organization we have been honored and supported by many grants, which have funded a variety of mission-focused activities. FFOTM hosts regular jams and bi-annual campouts.

Pickin’ in the Pines is an award-winning bluegrass & acoustic music festival first held in 2006 founded by FFOTM members in Flagstaff, Arizona. The festival honors the interests of the diverse membership of FFOTM, featuring the best traditional and contemporary bluegrass music, complemented by other styles of acoustic music and dance. Pickin’ in the Pines was voted “Best Festival” in 2017 by readers of the Arizona Daily Sun.
Although bluegrass music is a primary focus of our festival, we also feature other forms of acoustic music such as old-time music, Celtic, gypsy jazz and more.  To see this year’s stellar roster of talent visit our Lineup page. The festival also features educational workshops and a band contest, all in a family-friendly setting.

Our beloved attendees and talent come from Flagstaff, all around the Southwest and beyond. Camping and jamming are also a big part of the Pickin’ in the Pines experience. Please visit our Camping page for more information.


Flagstaff Friends of Traditional Music's mission is to share, promote, preserve, and present Bluegrass and other forms of traditional American Folk Music and Dance for the enrichment and enjoyment of the community. Visit our website to learn more about us and our concerts, youth education program, jams, campouts, and other events created to enrich and entertain our community.

For more information, please visit ffotm.org or pickininthepines.org.


Sep 14, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018


Pepsi Amphitheater
Fort Tuthill
Flagstaff, AZ 86004


Fri noon – 7 pm, Sat 10 am – 7 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm


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