Check out this all-star line-up for the 50th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival taking place June 11-18, 2016! Saturday, June 11, 2016 Dailey & Vincent Ronnie Reno and Reno Tradition Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time Tommy Sells and Big Country Bluegrass […]
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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 […]
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, and that same festival is still held annually, now in its forty-ninth year.