PBS NewsHour

Bluegrass festival keeps Colorado town afloat after flood

Clip: 07/31/2014 | 7m 52s

Lyons, Colorado, was cut off from the world for three days when it suffered devastating floods that damaged hundreds of houses and killed one. Nearly a year later, Lyons celebrates its survival with the return of the RockyGrass Festival, one of the nation’s leading bluegrass events. Jeffrey Brown tells the story of a community uniting over music and their remaining struggles in rebuilding.

Aired: 07/31/14

Rating: NR

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