PBS 2017: Season VII

Experience the magic of Bluegrass Underground. Join us for the live PBS taping of Season VII of Bluegrass Underground. Bluegrass icons, rising stars of Americana, roots rock masters, country music gamechangers, Nashville gospel royalty, a generation-spanning Memphis soul supergroup, jam band pioneers  Bluegrass Underground‘s seventh PBS season looks to be its widest ranging to date.

 On the heels of garnering five nominations for Bluegrass Underground Season VI in the 2017  Regional Emmy Awards, BGU executive producers Todd Mayo & Todd Jarrell have announced performers for the 13-time Emmy-Award-winning PBS series’ Season VII, filming March 24, 25 and 26 in Cumberland Caverns’ Volcano Room, and you’re invited. Package Tickets go on sale at 11 am CST on Saturday, Jan. 14. A very limited number of VIP Weekend packages will be available prior to General Admission sales. Packages include early access to VIP seating, lodging, food, limited-edition merchandise and lots more for a weekend you’ll never forget. General Admission weekend and daily tickets will be available at noon, one hour after after early VIP package saleswww.bluegrassunderground.com/tickets Don’t miss you chance to experience history in the making, in one of the most historical, coolest venues.

Bucket List VIP

3 Day Package 

$1049* for two

Underground VIP

3 Day Package 

$420* for one

Underground VIP

1 Day Package 

$194* for one

Spelunker

1 Day Package 

$145* for one

What to Expect: Bucket List VIP (3 Day)

The ulitmate way to experience one of the greatest weekends of music, including VIP access to seating in the world famous Volcano Room just feet from your favorite artists. Your experience at Bluegrass Underground begins in a cozy room at the beautiful lake front Inn at Fall Creek Falls. Enjoy breakfast for two both mornings. Explore & learn about Cumberland Caverns a national landmark with on a guided tour before one of the weekends shows. Tour guides lead you through the cave entrance and into another world. Your subterranean descent takes you past underground pools and waterfalls. Your tour ends in the Volcano Room, where you will enjoy live music in a venue unlike anything else in the world.

Package Includes:

2 Nights Hotel Accommodation

Enjoy a cozy stay for two nights at the Inn at Fall Creek Falls

2 VIP Tickets to Bluegrass Underground (all 3 taping days)

Get early access to pick your favorite seats in the Volcano Room*

2 Hot Breakfasts for two

Enjoy a delicious hot breakfast for two each morning at Fall Creek Falls

2 Cumberland Caverns cave tours

A knowledgeable guide will lead you along a leisurely walking tour to incredible formations, a historic 1812 saltpeter mine, a beautiful waterfall, and gleaming pools.  Don’t miss your opportunity to see more of this national landmark. 

3 limited edition artist signed show poster (1 per show)

You will never forget your adventures with this poster from the show.

1 “Best of Bluegrass Underground” CD

Crank your stereos to 11 as you thump your feet to the best live performances recorded live in the Volcano Room.

3 Cave Meal Vouchers 

Keep both of your bellies happy with a meal from the Cumberland Caverns concessions during each show. Total of six meal vouchers to cover 2 people for 3 days.

2 Bluegrass Underground t-shirts

A limited edition t-shirt only available to package holders. Enjoy sharing stories from the show each time someone asks you about your t-shirt.

3 Steps to your Bucket List Package

Step 1

Select the PBS Season VII show on the tickets page here. 

Step 2

Hit the buy tickets online button.

Step 3

Choose “Bucket List VIP” option.

What to Expect: Underground VIP (3 Day)

For those who want to find their own lodging or live nearby this is the package for you. Includes VIP seating and lot’s of other great memorabilia.  Tour guides lead you through the cave entrance and into another world. Your subterranean descent takes you past underground pools and waterfalls and to the Volcano Room where you will enjoy music in a venue unlike any other you are likely to ever experience!

Package Includes:

1 VIP ticket (3 days) 

Get early VIP access to pick your favorite seat for the show. Enjoy live music in the world renowned Volcano Room in Cumberland Caverns. 

1 Cumberland Caverns cave tour

A knowledgeable guide will lead you along a leisurely walking tour to incredible formations, a historic 1812 saltpeter mine, a beautiful waterfall, and gleaming pools. Choose which day to take your tour. 

3 limited edition artist signed show poster

You will never forget your weekend adventure with coomerative posters from each of the shows. Frame all 3 for a beautiful wall hanging. 

1 “Best of Bluegrass” CD

Crank your stereos to 11 as you thump your feet to the best music recorded live in the Volcano Room.

1 Meal Voucher

Keep your belly happy with a meal from the Cumberland Caverns concessions during the show.

1 Bluegrass Underground t-shirt

Enjoy sharing stories from the show each time someone asks you about your exclusive t-shirt only available to package holders.

3 Steps to your Underground Package

Step 1

Select the show you wish to attend on the tickets page.

Step 2

Hit the buy tickets online button.

Step 3

Choose “Underground Package”.

What to Expect: Underground VIP (1 Day)

Want to take a daytrip to the live PBS tapings? This package maximizes your trip for an amazing experience. Includes VIP seating and lot’s of other great memorabilia.  Tour guides lead you through the cave entrance and into another world. Your subterranean descent takes you past underground pools and waterfalls and to the Volcano Room where you will enjoy music in a venue unlike any other you are likely to ever experience!

Package Includes:

1 VIP ticket (1 day) 

Enjoy live music in the Volcano Room in the Cumberland Caverns.

1 Cumberland Caverns cave tour

A knowledgeable guide will lead you along a leisurely walking tour to incredible formations, a historic 1812 saltpeter mine, a beautiful waterfall, and gleaming pools.

1 Bluegrass Underground t-shirt

Enjoy sharing stories from the show each time someone asks you about your exclusive t-shirt only available to package holder. 

1 “Best of Bluegrass” CD

Crank your stereos to 11 as you thump your feet to the best music recorded live in the Volcano Room.

1 limited edition artist signed show poster

You will never forget your adventure with coomerative posters from each of the shows. Frame all 3 for a beautiful wall hanging. 

1 Meal Voucher

Keep your belly happy with a meal from the Cumberland Caverns concessions during the show.

3 Steps to your Underground Package (1 day)

Step 1

Select the show you wish to attend on the tickets page.

Step 2

Hit the buy tickets online button.

Step 3

Choose “Underground Package”. (single day)

What to Expect: Spelunker Package (1 Day)

Take advantage of your trip and get a little extra value on your daytrip to Bluegrass Underground & get to explore the cave a little deeper.  Your subterranean descent takes you past underground pools and waterfalls and to the Volcano Chamber where you will enjoy music in a venue unlike any other you are likely to ever experience!

Package Includes:

1 General Admission ticket

Enjoy live music in the Volcano Room in the Cumberland Caverns.

1 Cumberland Caverns cave tour

A knowledgeable guide will lead you along a leisurely walking tour to incredible formations, a historic 1812 saltpeter mine, a beautiful waterfall, and gleaming pools.

1 Bluegrass Underground t-shirt

Enjoy sharing stories from the show each time someone asks you about your exclusive t-shirt only available to package holder. 

3 Steps to your Spelunker Package

Step 1

Select the show you wish to attend on the tickets page.

Step 2

Hit the buy tickets online button.

Step 3

Choose “Spelunker Package”.

General Admission

General admission tickets are available as full weekend or individual day options. All general admission patrons will enter the show approximately 15 minutes after the package holders above. For the best seating options we highly recommend looking at one of the packages listed above.

Purchase your tickets now here!

Season VII PBS Taping Schedule

Friday, March 24 – The Mavericks, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Conor Oberst. Showtime is 6 p.m.
Saturday, March 25 – Kasey Chambers, The McCrary Sisters, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Parker Millsap. Showtime is 2 p.m.
Sunday, March 26 – Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Blues Traveler, Don Bryant & The Bo-Keys. Showtime is 2 p.m.
*all times listed in CST, all artists & times subject to change.  Specific set times TBD. 

*Cave tour tickets are good for day of show or 1 year from purchase date. Cave tours run every 30 minutes (50 people every 30 minutes) you will pick up your cave tour tickets from cave staff in gift shop. Tours will end in gift shop before doors open. NO REFUNDS. The cave is not handicap accessible. Plus taxes and convenience fees added at checkout.  All VIP seating ticket holders must arrive and be in line at least 15 minutes prior to the doors opening or forfeit early access to seating. All package pricing is base pricing and may vary from show to show, please check pricing for the individual show you are purchasing.