Sam Bush (born: 1952 in Bowling Green, Kentucky) is a virtuoso American bluegrass musician. Bush plays mandolin, fiddle and guitar as well as being an accomplished bluegrass vocalist. He was a founding member of the New Grass Revival and has been called a modern day Bill Monroe. Sam is one of the main attractions at the annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Telluride, Colorado. He is affectionately known as "The King of Telluride" for his perennial appearances there.