4sep - 7All DayGo for the Gold Futurity & Labor Day Show
10sep - 12All DayBluegrass & Chili Festival
17sep - 20All DayRogers County Fair
18sep - 20All DayArt on the Hill

32nd Annual Bluegrass & Chili Festival

4:00 pm -11:00 pm on Thursday & Friday; 11:00 am to 11:00 pm on Saturday

Free Admission to Public; $5.00 parking charge per car load Thursday & Friday; $10 per car load Saturday.

Celebrating 32 years in 2011, the festival is sure to please everyone in the family. Visitors will find 3 stages of local, regional & national artists of Bluegrass, Country and Gospel Music. In addition cooks will enter in the Mid-America Chili Cook-off for a chance to compete nationally; there is an arts & crafts show, car show and lots for children to do in the Kiddie Korral.

Event Schedule:


Thursday, September 8
Festival Stage
6:00p   Heartland Xpress
7:00p   Josh Williams Band
8:30p   Rockin’ Acoustic Circus
9:30p   Lost & Found

RCB Bank Stage
6:00p   Lauren Lee & Liberty Road
8:00p   Heartland Xpress
9:00p   Rooftop Romeos

Community Stage
6:30p   Dean & The Sidekicks
8:00p   Fire & Rose
9:00p   You Be The Star – Open Karoke

4p – 9p   The Festival Market

EXPO Grounds
6:30p – 8:30p  Kiddie Korral Tent  Craft Night

Friday, September 9
Festival Stage
6:00p   Heartland Xpress
6:45p   Rockin’ Acoustic Circus
7:45p   IIIrd Tyme Out
9:30p   Sam Bush Band

RCB Bank Stage
6:30p   Lifeway
7:45p   Smith Brothers Band
9:15p   The Vikings

Community Stage
6:30p   NEO Cloggers
7:30p   Jamie Highfill
8:00p   Turtle Creek Cloggers
9:00p   You Be The Star – Open Karoke

4p-9p   The Festival Market

EXPO Grounds
6:30p – 8:30p   Kiddie Korral Tent  Craft Night

Saturday, September 10
Festival Stage
11:00a   Lauren Lee & Liberty Road
12:00p   Workman Bluegrass
1:00p   The Chapmans
2:00p   Common Tyme
3:00p   Heartland Xpress
4:00p   Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
5:00p   The Chapmans
6:30p   Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
8:15p   Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
9:30p   Mountain Heart

RCB Bank Stage
11:00a   Jammin Biscuits
11:45a   Smith Brothers Band
1:00p   Oklahoma Kids
2:00p   Pat Quick & The Travelers
3:00p   Lauren Lee & Liberty Road
4:00p   Glorifi
5:00p   Workman Bluegrass
6:00p   Chili Cook-off Awards
6:45p   IDK Band
8:00p   Rooftop Romeos
9:15p   Sixx Gunn Hill

Community Stage
11:00a   Foyil Music School
12:00p   Charis Music School
1:00p   Turtle Creek Cloggers
1:30p   The Peacemakers
2:00p   Junior Showcase
3:30p   Turtle Creek Cloggers
4:00p   NEO Cloggers
4:30p   Jammin Biscuits
5:15p   Common Tyme
6:30p   NEO Cloggers
7:00p   Grass Crack
8:00p   Best Country in the City Vocal Competition
9:30p   You Be The Star – Open Karoke

11:00a – 9:00p   The Festival Market

EXPO Grounds
11:00a – 8:30p  Children’s Activities
11:00a – 5:00p  Open Car Show  Rec Center Parking Area
12:00p – 5:30p  Antique Tractor Pull  (Indoor Arena)

Mid – America Regional Chili Cook-off
11:00a  Preparation begins
1:00p  Light Your Fires
4:00p  Chili Tasting With Official Taster Kit
6:00p  Awards Ceremony RCB Stage

*** All Performances subject to change

Contact: Claremore Chamber, 918-341-2818 or 877-341-8688 or visit

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