Here at Visit Owensboro, we’re always looking forward to Spring.
The Dogwoods will start blooming all around town, the baseball and softball fields will start coming alive with tournament play, and live music will be played at outdoor venues all across the city.
And this year, we’ve got so many events to look forward to, we’re going to break them down by section. And this week, we’re starting with live music.
- Fusing rock with orchestra, “Stairway to Schumann” will have the Owensboro Symphony performing Led Zepplin’s “Stairway to Heaven,” Schumann’s Fourth Symphony, and many other breathtaking masterpieces. The show will be held at the RiverPark Center on March 5 at 7 p.m. and tickets are $42.50.
- The Kentucky State Fiddle Championships will be held at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum on March 12. This competition will include players from all over the state and will be held all day.
- Hot Brown Smackdown, a six-piece Newgrass-fusion ensemble from Louisville, will play at Brasher’s Lil’ Nashville on March 12 at 9 p.m.
- We Banjo 3 will perform at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum on March 18 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $38.
- Country legends Tracy Lawrence and Clay Walker will perform at the Owensboro Sportscenter on March 19. Tickets are $55.
- Winning the 2017 Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage will perform at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum on March 25 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $38.
- The Red Hot Chili Pipers will hit the RiverPark Center stage on March 25 at 7 p.m. and tickets are $19. This nine-piece ensemble is one of the most unique concerts you’ll find in Owensboro this year, consisting of bagpipes, guitarists, keyboards and drummers that have rocked stages from NYC to Beijing.
- The Owensboro Symphony will hold its “Superheroes: Avengers, Superman, Mahler and More” concert at RiverPark Center on April 16. Tickets are $42.50 each and the show starts at 7 p.m.
- Dailey & Vincent, five-time Grammy winners individually and three-time Grammy nominees collectively, will play at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum on May 6 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40.50.
- Fourteen-time Grammy winner Dan Tyminski will bring his band to play at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum on May 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $34.
- Kentucky Fried Pickin’ kicks off May 12 for a weekend of free Bluegrass jammin’ at the Holiday Inn Owensboro Riverfront.
- Five-time Grammy nominated pianist and vocalist Michael Feinstein will join the Owensboro Symphony for “One Fein Night” at the RiverPark Center on May 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $42.50.
- Friday After 5 is kicking off its 26th riverfront festival season on May 20. There will be tons of live music in downtown Owensboro, as well as a 5K road race starting at 6:30 p.m.
Be sure to keep an eye and ear out for other live music performances at Brasher’s Lil’ Nashville, Shiloh’s Lounge, O’Bryan’s Bar & Grill, Lure Seafood and Grille, Ten O Six, Club Unks and Bar Louie. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram for more details!