Tag: Bill Monroe

2016 Line-Up – 50th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival

2016 Line-Up – 50th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival

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 […]

Bill Monroe’s Debut Performance at the Grand Ole Opry

Bill Monroe’s Debut Performance at the Grand Ole Opry

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 […]

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

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

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.

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