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FreshGrass | Bentonville


FreshGrass | Bentonville is a two-day, family-friendly music festival celebrating today’s bluegrass and roots music that will make its debut at the Momentary on October 1-2, 2021.

FreshGrass Bentonville 2021 Lineup


2 Day Pass

$78 Adult Momentary Member General Admission
$98 Adult General Admission
$275 FreshPass VIP Pass**
$28 Child 7-16
Children ages 6 and under are free





The FreshPass VIP 2-Day Pass includes:
  • Access to FreshPass Lounge featuring:
    • Shade and comfortable lounge seats to relax and cool off from the fall Ozark sun
    • Video Monitors of the festival performances so you never have to miss a moment
    • Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and tapas
    • Full-service bar serving local brews, FreshPass exclusively crafted cocktails for purchase
    • Complimentary water refill station
    • Free WiFi and charging stations for your cellular devices
    • Bathrooms without the lines! Enjoy air conditioned, private restrooms.
  • One Premium Parking Pass per order*
  • Dedicated entrance to the festival
  • Dedicated viewing area at the main stage
  • FreshGrass Merch Package, including commemorative FreshGrass | Bentonville tote and exclusive vendor offerings
  • 2 drink tokens to be used in the FreshPass Lounge


*The Premium Parking Pass will go under the name of the individual who purchases the tickets. Additional premium parking passes are not available for purchase.

**Please note: Momentary membership discounts do not apply to FreshPasses.


With vaccines rolling out and live music events feeling closer than ever, we cannot wait to welcome FreshGrass to Bentonville. Legends will share the stage with promising newcomers and FreshGrass discoveries in a foot-stomping, fun-filled weekend of bluegrass and roots music and culture. FreshGrass | Bentonville will feature Old Crow Medicine Show, Billy Strings, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Steep Canyon Rangers, Aoife O’Donovan & Noam Pikelny, Alison Brown, Flor de Toloache, Leyla McCalla, a Tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe with Felicia Collins, Smokey & the Mirror, and The Ozark Highballers, with more than 15 bands in all.

Music performances will be accompanied by festival events that celebrate the culture around bluegrass and roots music, including workshops, legendary late-night jam sessions with professional musicians, a FreshKids area with family-friendly activities, local food favorites, and pop-up performances activating every space of the Momentary.

Gates will open at 5 p.m. Friday, October 1, and at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 2. This is a rain-or-shine event. We’re also making sure all suggested safety protocols are followed (more info below).

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Is the 2021 festival definitely happening?
With vaccines rolling out and live music events feeling closer than ever, we are hopeful. We’re putting together a stellar lineup and making sure all suggested safety protocols are followed. Safety is our first priority, and we are working closely with all local and state authorities.

If FreshGrass | Bentonville 2021 doesn’t take place, will I be able to get a refund?
Absolutely. If FreshGrass | Bentonville 2021 cannot take place as planned, the option to get a refund will be available to all ticket holders.

Tell us about any and all COVID-19 prevention measures, requirements, etc., that will be in place for the festival.
Safety is our top priority. It is difficult to say at this time what measurements and requirements will be in effect come October. We will do all we can to ensure a safe experience for all and will be sharing more information as we get closer to the festival.

If I had a ticket to FreshGrass | Bentonville 2020, what do I do? 
2020 ticket buyers were notified and given the option to either donate the cost of their ticket or request a full refund. If we were unable to reach you or process your refund, you may use the remaining balance towards your 2021 ticket. Please contact the Momentary’s Box Office at 479­.657.2335, or by emailing for more information.

When will single-day guest passes go on sale?
Stay tuned! A limited number of single-day tickets will be released in August.

Can I share my festival pass with my friends?
No, a festival pass is for you and you only. It is not to be transferred between different people attending different days. The day pass is meant for a single-day guest.

Are ticket sales final?
All ticket sales, including ticketing and handling fees, are final and non-refundable. [Full ticket policy available online here]. If FreshGrass is canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, ticket buyers will have the option to receive a full refund.

I’ve purchased a FreshPass and will have my kid with me. Can they come into the FreshPass Lounge with me?
Yes! Children are welcome in the FreshPass Lounge with an accompanying adult that has purchased a FreshPass VIP Pass.

Can I volunteer at FreshGrass?
Yes! Learn more about volunteering at the Momentary at or email Advance training is required.

FreshGrass | Bentonville Festival


FreshGrass | Bentonville is presented by the Momentary in collaboration with MASS MoCA, the FreshGrass Foundation, and No Depression.


Sponsored by:



Visit Bentonville, Bentonville Brewing Company


Reverb Room at FreshGrass | Bentonville is sponsored by:


Coca-Cola Company