Telluride Troubadour Winner! Congratulations Reed, Grand Prize winner of the Telluride Troubadour Competition at the 39th Annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Songwriters from all over the country competed in the finals on June 21-22 for a Sunday night live performance slot in front of a crowd in excess of 10,000 festivalarians. The song was center stage at one of the nations oldest and most prestigious music festivals. Reed won a custom hand made Shanti guitar presented to him by reknowned luthier Michael Hornick on the main stage before his performance.