If you’re looking for some fun in the Florida Keys, Islamorada has a lot to offer. The Purple Island is beautiful and full of arts and culture. It is also one of the most romantic vacation destinations in the United States.
The Morada Way Arts & Cultural District is Islamorada’s bustling downtown district. It is home to incredible restaurants, boutiques, and art galleries. It’s also the place to be if you love music and bluegrass bands.
One of the most popular bluegrass music events is the annual Baygrass Bluegrass Festival. Check out this guide to learn more about the festival and other fun music events in the area.
What Is the Baygrass Bluegrass Festival?
The Baygrass Bluegrass Festival is an annual music festival hosted by the Florida Keys Brewing Company.
This festival has something for everyone, even those who don’t like bluegrass music. Try out all Islamorada, Florida has to offer in terms of food, drinks, and craft beers.
When Is Baygrass Bluegrass Festival 2023?
The 11th Anniversary Baygrass Bluegrass Festival took place from January 13th to 15th this year. It is typically held during the second weekend of January each year, taking place from the 14th–16th last year.
The festival’s host Florida Keys Brewing Co. has yet to announce the dates for the 2024 festival. Keep an eye on the event website for updates!
Where Will the Festival Take Place?
The festival takes place at the Florida Keys Brewing Co. building. It’s located just off 81611 Old Highway in the Arts & Cultural District.
What Bluegrass Bands Are Playing at the Baygrass Festival?
Each year, festival goers jam out to over 20 local and national bluegrass bands. In 2023, the headliner was the Grateful Dead cover band, The Grass is Dead.
Upcoming Islamorada Music Events
Love music but can’t wait for next year to get your festival fix? If so, check out these upcoming festivals and music events in the area:
- The 25th Anniversary Afro Roots Music Fest: May 19th–May 21st (the weekend before Memorial Day weekend) at Florida Keys Brewing Co.
- Ricky Valido: June 2nd at the Caribbean Club
- South58 Band: June 3rd at Hog Heaven Sports Bar and Grill
- Brothers of Others: June 9th at Lorelei Restaurant & Cabana Bar
- The Copper Tones: June 19th at Snappers Key Largo
- Tenille Arts: Isla Bella Beach Resort & Spa
Exciting music events are always happening in Islamorada. Keep an eye on our blog to learn more about upcoming music festivals and events in the beautiful Florida Keys!
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If you want to see live bluegrass bands, you can’t miss the Baygrass Bluegrass Festival next year. It will take place the second weekend of January 2024. In the meantime, don’t miss out on the music events in Islamorada this summer.
If you’re looking for what to do in the Florida Keys this Thursday, stop by Realy ONE Group Engage The Keys for live music and drinks. We’ll be here from 6–8 pm. It’s a great time to learn more about our realty group.