The International Bluegrass Music Museum (IBMM), home of the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame, announced that Danny Clark has been hired as the Membership and Special Events Manager. This role was created to grow membership, foster engagement from the bluegrass community, and develop special events at the Museum.
As we anticipate the excitement of the new year, I immediately think about all that is in store for the International Bluegrass Music Museum and our new home currently under construction in downtown Owensboro. Unless you drive by the construction site everyday like I do, you may not have a sense of the dream that is quickly becoming a reality.
The International Bluegrass Music Museum presents A Decade of Dailey & Vincent: An American Music Journey, featuring artifacts and memorabilia from the Grammy nominated artists. Opening January 13, 2017 with a pre-show reception and concert, this will be the final exhibit at the Museum’s current location.
You are invited to take your seat as a seat donor. Your gift will allow you to become a permanent part of the 450 seat theater in the International Bluegrass Music Center. Your name – or the name of a group, organization or loved one you choose to honor – will be engraved on a permanent brass plate on a theater seat. Click here for more information.
The International Bluegrass Music Museum’s benefit concert series continues this fall with seven performances scheduled September through December.
Hosted at the Museum in downtown Owensboro, the concert series features nationally recognized acts from all over the United States.
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 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.
Plan a trip to Western Kentucky. Bring your instruments! Tour the only bluegrass music museum in the world dedicated to the international history of this amazing high lonesome music. Enter an exciting world rich with culture, art, history, and adventure. Experience our interactive guided tours.
This is the only bluegrass music museum in the world, and it is entrusted with preserving the international history of bluegrass music. To do this, and do it responsibly, we need your help. Please consider becoming a donor of either funds or artifact(s), or both, as both are needed.