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Dixie Chick Will Peform In Bluegrass Festival

Posted by Ashley Shelley on 01/20/2009

Martie-Maguire The 36th annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival has announced the initial lineup for the four-day event . The music will include an eclectic mix of entertainment.Dixie Chicks fiddle player Martie Maguire is among the lineup for the festival. Maguire is reportedly at work on a bluegrass album. According to a post on the Bluegrass Blog, she is working with producer/engineer Gary Paczosa, whose credits include albums by Alison Krauss and Dolly Parton.Martie Maguire is actually a familiar face to the Bluegrass festival. In 1990, before singer Natalie Maines joined the group, the Chicks won Telluride's band comTpetition.The Telluride Bluegrass Festival  in Telluride, Colo., will be held from June 18-21. Others slated for performances include the Zac Brown Band, the Sam Bush Band, Elvis Costello, Emmylou Harris, Kasey Chambers,  Jerry Douglas, Bela Fleck, the Greencards, Tim O'Brien, the Punch Brothers, Railroad Earth, odd Snider, the SteelDrivers and the Yonder Mountain String Band.More information on the festival is available at Planet Bluegrass.