Dan Tyminski – Back to Bluegrass

Whether you listen to bluegrass or not, Dan Tyminski has one of the most recognizable voices in the music industry. Tyminski has touched nearly every corner of the music industry, but he’s best known for playing alongside Alison Krauss in her band Union Station. Having received 14 Grammy Awards, one CMA award, and 11 IBMA…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: March 19-21

Bluegrass Weekend is here! Owensboro is excited for one more reason to jam out as the Bluegrass music Capital of the World, and now it’s an annual weekend celebration! Check out all the ways you can have fun this weekend below:   The Nashville Songwriter Get an inside look into the songwriting process and life…

Lacy Green – The Nashville Singer

Lacy Green is a talented Nashville-based singer/songwriter being featured in the upcoming event at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum. Lacy is one of three artists that will perform in the monthly writer’s round called “The Nashville Songwriter”. This month’s event will take place on March 18 at 7 p.m. and will also…

Rhonda Vincent – Queen of Bluegrass

Rhonda Vincent, otherwise known as “The Queen of Bluegrass” sits down with Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum Executive Director Chris Joslin to talk about her upcoming shows in Owensboro, being inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, and getting back in the recording studio. The Grammy Award winning artist is a fiercely talented musician…

All Roots Lead to Owensboro

Last week we sat down with Chris Joslin, Executive Director of the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum, to talk all things Owensboro and bluegrass music. Joslin, a self-proclaimed “banjo nerd”, has always had a love for bluegrass music, playing various instruments at a young age and studying both music and business in college.…

The Bluegrass Music Capital of the World

You’d be hard-pressed to find any Kentuckian who couldn’t recite the lyrics to “Blue Moon of Kentucky” on the spot. When Bill Monroe wrote the lyrics to this iconic song, he had no idea the legacy he was creating for himself, for the music industry, and for Owensboro, Kentucky. The song became a smash hit…

Kentucky State Fiddle Championship

With last year’s concerts and the ROMP festival cancelled, we’re overdue for some rompin’ and stompin’ around Owensboro. Thankfully, The Bluegrass Museum and Hall of Fame and museum is delivering just that! 2021 marks the 47th Kentucky State Fiddle Championship in its new home in Owensboro. The competition has been held in a variety of…

The First Concerts of 2021

Indoor concerts are making their return to Owensboro.  Sure, it will look a little different.  Audience capacity will be limited to ensure there’s room for social distancing.  You must also wear a mask unless eating or drinking.  Hand sanitizer will be a plenty.  But of course, it’s for your own safety and for those around…

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame Induction

Bluegrass lovers won’t want to miss this historic night of celebrating bluegrass artists and their music!  Jerry Douglas, one of the most awarded bluegrass artists in history, honors his heroes at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum on Saturday, March 28 at 7 p.m.  This annual event honors the most recent inductees into…

ROMP Festival 2020 Lineup Preview

Spring is right around the corner and we just can’t wait for the season of warm weather and bluegrass music!  Celebrating its 17th year, the River Of Music Party (ROMP) Festival will return to Owensboro’s Yellow Creek Park, led by iconic pianist and singer-songwriter, Bruce Hornsby.  The four-day music festival takes place June 24-27 at Yellow Creek…