country jam usa, grand junction, colorado, june 27-30 and eau claire, wisconsin, july 18-20; www.countryjam.com

country stampede festival, manhattan, kansas; june 27-30; www.countrystampede.com

elvis week, memphis; august 10-18; www.elvis.com/graceland/calendar/elvis_week_2002.asp

fan fair, nashville; june 13-16; www.fanfair.com

festival international de jazz de montréal, montreal, canada; june 27-july 7; www.montrealjazzjfest.com

gettysburg bluegrass festival, gettsyburg, pennsylvania; august 22-25 (as well as dates in mid-may); www.gettysburgbluegrass.com

glimmerglass opera festival, cooperstown, new york; july 5-august 27; www.glimmerglass.org

graves mountain bluegrass festival, syria, virginia; may 30-june 1; www.gravesmountain.com/bluegrass.htm

long beach blues festival, long beach, california; august 31-september 1; www.klon.org

mainly mozart festival, san diego, california; june 1-june 16; www.mainlymozart.org

midland dulcimer festival, midland, michigan; august 23-25; www.dulcimers.com/midland.html

monterey jazz festival, monterey, california; september 20-22; www.montereyjazzfestival.org

newport music festival, newport, rhode island; july 12-28; www.newportmusic.org