A favourite tradition of the Festival for many years, the Showcase Band Competition is a great opportunity for local emerging bluegrass musicians to show their talents.  The performances are adjudicated by visiting musicians and one act will be selected to perform at the 2018 Kluane Mountain Bluegrass Festival.

The entry criteria:

  • Duos or larger
  • Band members who Showcase must be the members who will perform should they win
  • Showcase bands must have 50%or less members from any previous winning band
  • Instruments must be stringed and acoustic, in keeping with bluegrass traditions
  • Genres can include bluegrass, old-time, newgrass, country and folk
  • Covers and/or original songwriting are acceptable
  • 15 minute set maximum (about three songs) including set-up.

This is a free event, whether as an audience member or a musician!  To register and perform contact:  Scott Wilson scott@kusawa.net or (867)334-9781.