Together with the City of Owensboro, Mayor Ron Payne, the Daviess County Fiscal Court and Judge Executive Al Mattingly, the International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame is set to break ground on a new $15.4 million facility Thursday June 23 at Noon at 311 West 2nd Street, Owensboro.
It felt like a back porch hang, aided in part by the museum's quilt-lined stage. Fan-favorite waltzes and cherry-picked ringers more than satisfied everyone's musical needs.
The International Bluegrass Music Museum's benefit concert series will continue with a spring series beginning January 22 and running through May 13.
Merry Christmas from everyone at the International Bluegrass Music Museum! As many of you know, I am the new guy and this year has been all about change and adjustment for me and my family. In addition to learning the ropes in a new job, my daughters are adjusting to life as college students, my wife is transitioning from her job of almost 12 years, we are selling our home in Nashville and settling in as new residents of Owensboro, Kentucky.
ROMP Festival will return in 2016 led by Bluegrass Hall of Fame inductee Del McCoury, famed Father of Newgrass, Sam Bush, Grammy-award winning musician and producer, Jerry Douglas presents the Earls of Leicester, and Grammy-nominated bluegrass jammers, Infamous Stringdusters. The four-day Bluegrass roots and branches festival, celebrating its 13th year, will take place June 22-25, 2016 at Yellow Creek Park, a 150-acre facility famous for its raptor rescue center, winding creek and fishing lake, sweeping tree-lines, nature trails and vast grassy fields.
The International Bluegrass Music Museum will showcase a traveling exhibit featuring several rare artifacts during the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass next week in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The International Bluegrass Music Museum has been announced as a recipient of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award.
Owensboro, KY – The International Bluegrass Music Museum’s Board of Directors announced that Chris Joslin has been named as the organization’s Executive Director. Joslin is expected to begin working at the Museum in Owensboro, Kentucky on September 1.
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