Telluride Bluegrass Festival: 7 Best Things We Saw

From Ryan Adams and the Infamous Stringdusters' alt-country journey to Sam Bush's triumphant set

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Best Reunion: Bela Fleck and the Flecktones
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Kory Thibeault4/7

Best Reunion: Bela Fleck and the Flecktones

Following a four-year hiatus, the groundbreaking foursome is back, hopefully to stay. Led by genius banjo player and Telluride regular Béla Fleck, the primarily instrumental group melds bluegrass with jazz, funk and world music and, onstage at Telluride, appeared invigorated by its break. The set was innovative and complex as only the Flecktones can be, at once a workout for the mind and a release for the body.

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