Mumford & Sons

Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2013: The four greatest moments in 40 years

After 40 years, the Telluride Bluegrass Festival has developed some long-standing traditions: late-night jam sessions, house bands and musicians who have returned for decades. And maybe it’s partly because of this well-loved, established culture that something unexpected happened when tickets went on sale for the 2013 festival: Four-day passes sold out in three hours before a single act had even been announced.

Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2013: Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers replace Mumford & Sons

Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers will headline Thursday's Telluride Bluegrass Festival, replacing Mumford & Sons who canceled last week. On June 13, Mumford & Sons announced they would have to back out of performances at Telluride Bluegrass Festival and Bonnaroo after the band's bassist Ted Dwane underwent surgery for a blood clot on the surface of his brain.