What An Inspiring Story!

Two Owensboro girls will appear on the Katie Couric Show. Read about it and watch the video on the Tri-State Homepage about Karlie Hempel and her very good friend Lauren Tucker. http://www.tristatehomepage.com/story/d/story/two-owensboro-kentucky-girls-featured-on-the-katie/22728/-s7pDZBbCkSjjtF944MoqQ#.U5fGmY3HzvQ.facebook

Owensboro’s ROMP Festival named 2014 Event of the Year by IBMA

OWENSBORO — Old Crow Medicine Show, David Grisman, Sam Bush, Railroad Earth, Ricky Skaggs, Del McCoury, Sarah Jarosz, and 23 String Band are among the dozens of talented acts set to perform at the International Bluegrass Music Association’s event of the year — Owensboro’s ROMP Festival, June 25-28.

ROMP Festival is a four-day music and camping festival hosted at both the museum, in downtown Owensboro, and at Yellow Creek Park, a gorgeous 150-acre facility that is a perfect setting for a music festival.  ROMP features traditional and legendary bluegrass artists alongside old time and progressive bluegrass musicians who expand the boundaries to the far-flung roots and branches of bluegrass. more: Owensboro’s ROMP Festival named 2014 Event of the Year by IBMA

Television Premiere

This coming Tuesday, June 10 at 8 p.m. Central Time, turn to KET and catch the premiere of the documentary “Powerfull: Bill Monroe Remembered”. Portions of this documentary were shown at the International Bluegrass Music Museum’s Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration in 2011. After the premiere, the IBMM will show the documentary every day during ROMP…