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About the Master Musicians Festival


The Master Musicians Festival endeavors each year to bring a wide variety of multi-cultural, multi-generational and multi-racial music to our eclectic stage – from the blues to bluegrass, from celtic to Haitian roots, from rock 'n' roll to jazz to progressive newgrass to country to Americana and everything in between – for the best ticket price around. 


Photograph by KSD


The Master Musicians Festival is led by a non-profit, all volunteer board of directors dedicated to bringing musical excellence to rural Kentucky.

2017 Board of Directors

Tiffany Bourne, President
Jessica Crockett, Vice-President
Julie Harris, Secretary
Meredith King, Treasurer
Daniel Stroud
Jonathan Muse
Mike Whitaker
Nathan Isaac
Jasie Logsdon
Brian Dopp
Forrest Spillman
Chris Stigall

Contact Info

Master Musicians Festival
P.O. Box 1212
Somerset, Kentucky 42502

For questions regarding ticketing contact Eventbrite at 888-810-2063.

For questions regarding general information contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Festival Location

Festival Field on the Campus of Somerset Community College
808 Monticello Street
Somerset, Kentucky 42501

Festival Information


Free parking.
Beer and wine will be available for purchase with a valid ID for those 21 and over.
No outside alcohol will be permitted. Coolers subject to inspection.
No pets, except service dogs.
All show times are approximate.
No shade tents or umbrellas permitted; on-site shade tents are provided.
A variety of concessions will be available or you can bring a picnic.
Arts & crafts for sale by The Sheltowee Artisans and other independent artists.
Persons with Disabilities Assistance is available. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least 24 hours prior to festival opening.

Community and Lodging Information

Somerset-Pulaski County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Refund Policy

All ticket sales are final. Tickets are non-transferrable and non-refundable.

Performances will be held rain or shine.