ROMP

ROMP FEST 2021 is hosted by the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum Celebrating its 17th year, ROMP Festival will return to Owensboro’s Yellow Creek Park June 23-26, 2021.   Daviess County’s Yellow Creek Park is located, 5710 KY 144, Owensboro, KY 42303, a 150-acre picturesque park with rolling hills famous for its nature trails,…

Dan Tyminski Live

On April 10th, Dan Tyminski will perform TWO shows at the Hall of Fame in Owensboro! With 14 GRAMMYs, Tyminski has left his mark on bluegrass music playing guitar and mandolin for Alison Krauss and Union Station since 1994. His voice famously accompanies George Clooney’s performance of “I’m A Man of Constant Sorrow,” in the…

Dan Tyminski Live

On April 10th, Dan Tyminski will perform TWO shows at the Hall of Fame in Owensboro! With 14 GRAMMYs, Tyminski has left his mark on bluegrass music playing guitar and mandolin for Alison Krauss and Union Station since 1994. His voice famously accompanies George Clooney’s performance of “I’m A Man of Constant Sorrow,” in the…

Kentucky State Fiddle Championship

10 AM CENTRAL – CONTEST BEGINS IN THE FOLLOWING ORDER: Flatpick Guitar Jr Jr Fiddle (Ages 12 and under) Jr Fiddle (Ages 13 to 17) Mandolin Adult Fiddle (18 to 49) Sr Fiddle (50 and over) Bluegrass Banjo Dancing – Junior (Ages 17 and under) Dancing – Senior (Ages 18 and over) Championship Fiddle-Off

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage Concert

Rhonda Vincent & The Rage – 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. show Show starts at 5 p.m. and 8 :30 p.m.  Social distancing is required, and attendees must remain in their seats unless at concessions or restrooms.  Masks are required during the event. Rhonda Vincent is a firecracker of talent that powers one of the hottest shows…

The Nashville Songwriter

On Thursday, March 18th, the Nashville Songwriter returns with Madison Lewis, Lacy Green, and Adam Wood.  Presented by Jagoe Homes and featuring professional songwriters based in Nashville, Tennessee, the series focuses on both hit makers and those searching for their first hit. The series highlights stories and lives of those working to create the soundtrack…

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…