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Bean Blossom Blues Festival Aug 24-26, 2017

Bean Blossom Blues Festival Aug 24-26, 2017

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8th Annual Bean Blossom Southern Gospel Jubilee hosted by the Perrys

8th Annual Bean Blossom Southern Gospel Jubilee hosted by the Perrys

The 8th Annual Bean Blossom Southern Gospel Jubilee – hosted by the Perrys” will be held Thursday-Saturday, July 6-8 in Bean Blossom, Indiana at the Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park. This three-night gospel weekend has grown to be one of the largest gospel music festivals […]

Journal Review – Bean Blossom is synonym for Bluegrass in Indiana

Journal Review – Bean Blossom is synonym for Bluegrass in Indiana

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It’s just a notch in the road to motorists heading south from Indy on State Road 135 en route to the art colony at Nashville or Brown County State Park.

But to folks who know bluegrass, it’s Mecca — home to the nation’s oldest, continuously running bluegrass festival launched in 1967 by the legendary singer and mandolin-picker Bill Monroe. (Woodstock, a one-time three-day rock ‘n roll concert, came two years later.)

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