UllrGrass Band Contest

Location & Contact Information


The UllrGrass Band Contest 2019 will be held on Thursday January 17, 2019 at 6 pm at New Terrain Brewing Co in Golden, Colorado.

This event is FREE and open to the public, so come on down and enjoy an evening of LIVE MUSIC, sample the UllrGrass Pale Ale, and buy your UllrGrass Festival tickets for advance pricing and avoid service fees.

The winner of the UllrGrass Band Contest will be offered a set at the UllrGrass Music Festival Jan 25-27, 2019 and a Main Stage set at UllrGrass 2020.

To enter, simply paste an audio or video link and your website in the FB event for consideration. BEFORE JANUARY 4TH, 2019.

Finalists (9 bands) will be selected to perform a 3-song set at New Terrain on Thursday January 17, 2019 in front of a live audience and a panel of judges. The winner will be announced immediately following the contest.

Finalists should arrive by 5:30 pm on Jan 17 for orientation. Performance order will be posted at that time.

This contest is open to string bands and non-string bands alike. The judging will be based on the "instrumental performance", "vocal performance - including use of harmony", and "overall performance". Favorable consideration will also be give to bands performing original songs (bands should introduce their original songs as such).

Congratulations to the 2018 Band Contest winners, Bowregard who will play the UllrGrass Mainstage at UllrGrass 2019.

Past UllrGrass Band Contest Winners:
- Meadow Mountain (2017)
- The Lonesome Days (2016)
- Steel Pennies (2015)