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2024 Festival is back & better than ever!
Shorty's Strickly Bluegrass Festival & Thursday Night GOSPEL Show
17th Annual

Branded Bluegrass!

Branded Bluegrass Band

The Punches Family at Shortys Bluegrass Fest

Branded Bluegrass is a band from central Indiana with a catalog of music deeply rooted in traditional bluegrass and gospel, with a flair for some contemporary bluegrass, classic country and even a little bit of rock 'n roll now and then. Audiences are sure to enjoy their diversity,  tight harmonies, energetic stage show, and charismatic personalities. 

Band members have resumes including time spent playing with distinguished bands and artists such as Jimmy Martin, Marty Raybon, Doyle Lawson, James Monroe, IIIrd Tyme Out, Mac Weisman, just to name a few. Branded Bluegrass is inspired by traditionalists including Flatt and Scruggs, Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin, and Larry Sparks, as well as newer bluegrass acts like Blue Highway, NewFound Road, The Lonesome River Band.