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Wynonna Judd Set to Headline Inaugural ‘Roots on the Ridge’ Festival

Roots on the Ridge™, Delaware North’s new daylong music and arts festival, has announced its headlining music and ticket information. The festival is set for Saturday, May 16, 2020, at the Estes Park Events Complex in Estes Park, Colo., where the company also owns and operates The Ridgeline Hotel Estes Park.

wynonna-600x360-5984644Headlining the inaugural Roots on the Ridge festival is country music legend Wynonna Judd. Wynonna’s 34-year career has been recognized with 14 number one hits, nine Country Music Association (CMA) awards, and five Grammys™. Wynonna and her band The Big Noise – led by her husband and drummer, Cactus Moser – released their debut album in 2016 to critical acclaim.

The lineup also includes Nashville alt-country singer/songwriter Ruston Kelly and Wyoming’s Chancey Williams and his Younger Brothers Band. Ruston is in the midst of a landmark year following the release of his full-length debut album, Dying Star. The album includes the single Mockingbird, which was nominated for Song of the Year by the Americana Music Association™. Chancey’s 2017 album, Echo, was named Album of the Year at the Rocky Mountain Music Awards.

The day-long festival also includes a lineup of Front Range favorites, including Estes Park’s own Chain Station. Additional acts will be announced over the next few weeks.

The Roots on the Ridge festival will also feature local artisans and interactive exhibits that showcase the talent and creativity of the Estes Park community. In addition, Roots on the Ridge has partnered with a local not-for-profit, the Estes Arts District, and a portion of ticket sales will be donated to help support their mission of cultivating the arts for the betterment of the Estes Park community.

The festival is in partnership with The Ridgeline Hotel Estes Park.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit