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Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame Announces Miss Dixie and Tom T. Hall as 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

Submitted by Moonstruck Man… on Mon, 02/12/2018 - 11:41 am

The Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame is pleased to announce Miss Dixie and Tom T. Hall as their 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees. The award ceremony will be Saturday, September 22, in Bean Blossom, Indiana at the 44th Annual Hall of Fame and Uncle Pen Bluegrass Festival.

Hall of Fame selection is based on making substantial and enduring contributions to bluegrass music, and the Halls have contributed in a variety of ways for a half century.

Bean Blossom Line-Up Includes Ricky Skaggs, Asleep at the Wheel & more!

Submitted by Moonstruck Man… on Sat, 01/27/2018 - 6:25 pm

The Bill Monroe Music Park is proud to announce details for the 52nd Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival taking place June 9-16, 2018. This year’s incredible line-up will feature performances by Ricky Skaggs, Asleep at the Wheel and numerous Bean Blossom favorites performing during the 8-day event.

Estate Of Bill Monroe Offers Rare Ownership Of Prized Possessions

Submitted by Webster PR on Mon, 06/05/2017 - 7:31 am

Fans of the “Father of Bluegrass Music” have a unique opportunity to own the rights to the name and likeness to Bill Monroe. Regarded as the man who started the format, Monroe joined the WSM Grand Ole Opry in 1939, and was a member for almost six decades – until his passing in September 1996. One of the few members of both the Country Music Hall of Fame and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Monroe’s musical legacy included legendary stints on Columbia Records and MCA / Decca, with whom he was associated for forty years.

49th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival

Submitted by Hope River Ent… on Thu, 05/21/2015 - 9:26 am

The Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground, nestled in the beautiful hills of Brown County in Southern Indiana, is proud to announce the 49th Annual Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival taking place June 13-20, 2015. The event is the oldest, continuously running bluegrass festival in the world and draws music fans from around the globe.

Del & Dawg | Oriental Theater | Review

Submitted by underwoodschumm on Tue, 12/09/2014 - 4:02 pm

The wild world of bluegrass spiraled into frenzy this past Friday morning when tickets to the forty-second annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival went on sale. Per usual, tickets flew off of the virtual shelves like canned goods in a doomsday scenario, leaving locked out festivalgoers in a state of disarray. “How could this happen to me again?” shouted bluegrass fans across the nation, their fists clenched and shaking at computer screens with a sense of Déjà vu.

Robbie McCoury | The Five String Flame Thrower | Review

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Mon, 08/04/2014 - 5:40 pm

The McCoury family legacy is one of the richest in bluegrass. Father Del McCoury was a crucial member of Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Boys and achieved legendary status with his souring lead vocals on signature Monroe songs and originals. His band is a family band, and has been for a while.

48th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival

Submitted by Hope River Ent… on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 9:51 am

The Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, winner of the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Association’s IBMA Bluegrass Event of the Year Award, will hold their 48th annual festival June 12-21, 2014. This world famous event, known as the longest continuous running bluegrass festival in the world, will take place at the Bill Monroe Memorial Bluegrass Music Park & Campground in Bean Blossom (Brown County), Indiana.The 10-day festival includes a stellar line-up of the top names in bluegrass music.

Grateful Web Interview with Jesse McReynolds

Submitted by Brittany Barnett on Sun, 04/20/2014 - 8:13 am

Grateful Web recently had a chance to speak with legendary bluegrass mandolinist, Jesse McReynolds. Jesse’s use of ‘crosspicking’, known as the ‘McReynolds style’ distinguished his picking from Bill Monroe and others. Jesse is a multiple Grammy award winner and in 1993 he was inducted into the Bluegrass Hall of Fame. 

Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Uncle Pen Days Festival 2013

Submitted by Hope River Ent… on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 12:35 pm

The 39th Annual Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Uncle Pen Days Festival will be held September 18-21, 2013 at the Bill Monroe Memorial Bluegrass Music Park & Campground in Brown County, Indiana. The 4-day event includes a stellar line-up of over 30 bluegrass bands, instrument and vocal workshops, jam sessions, camping, food, vendors, and fellowship.

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