Bill Monroe’s Debut Performance at the Grand Ole Opry

08. December 2015 News 0
Thanks to the International Bluegrass Music Association for sharing this important day in history! It was 70 years ago today, December 8, 1945, when 21 year-old Earl Scruggs and his guitar-playing pal Lester Flatt joined Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Scruggs’ ...

Bluegrass Today: Day 1 of Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival

15. June 2015 News 0
Day 1 of the 49th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bluegrass Festival in Bean Blossom, IN was definitely a success. The world’s longest running bluegrass festival, is held at Bill Monroe Bluegrass Park, a campground and music venue created by the Father of Bluegrass himself. Monroe began holding a bluegrass festival in Bean Blossom in 1966, ...