ROMP

Produced by the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum, ROMP Festival is scheduled for September 15-18th at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro, Kentucky. 2021 marks the 18th year for the event, and festival organizers are moving ROMP from June to September as the vaccine rollout reaches more people, and active cases continue to trend…

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…

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…

The Great Race coming here on June 24

The Great Race is coming!  On June 24, 120 vintage cars will roll into Owensboro on a 2,300-mile nine-day race from San Antonio, Texas, to Greenville, South Carolina.  The oldest car competing was made in 1916.  Cars from Japan, England, Germany, Canada and all over the United States will be in the race, competing for…

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…

PBS to film bluegrass concert at Hall of Fame

If you were a lover of bluegrass music but hadn’t heard of Owensboro before, you sure have now!  PBS is coming to Owensboro to film a special program, “Masters of Bluegrass”, a concert headlined by The Del McCoury Band, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Sam Bush and other bluegrass stars, right in our very own…

Top 3 Things to Do in Owensboro This Weekend: September 13-15

2019 Owensboro Air Show All eyes will be on the skies over the Ohio River this weekend for the 2019 Owensboro Air Show!  Don’t miss your chance to get up close and personal to a wide range of military and civilian aircraft on static display.  Friday from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. is your chance…

A Local’s Guide To ROMP Takes Flight

The Airshow is always a fun event in Owensboro. People come in from all around to see the planes take flight on September 14th and 15th. At this year’s Airshow, performers like Team Aeroshell, F-16 Viper Demo Team, USAF Heritage Foundation, and trick pilot Kevin Coleman promise an exciting show. The F-16 Viper Demo Team…

Owensboro’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame draws visitors from 11 countries

Crowds are coming from far and wide to visit the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum, indicating the museum’s success since its grand opening in October.  “In its first six months, the $15.3 million Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum in downtown Owensboro saw approximately 20,000 visitors from 11 countries, 35 states and…