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Jerry Garcia: A Bluegrass Journey

The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum has a new exhibition highlighting the bluegrass roots and career of music icon Jerry Garcia. Jerry Garcia's impact on bluegrass music will be on full display for the next two years

Rhinestone Revival:  The Kody Norris Show Exhibit

The Kody Norris Show was honored with a new exhibit at The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Owensboro, Kentucky highlighting their music and career from throughout the years. Hailing from Mountain City, Tennessee, Kody Norris heads up the band known for their musicianship, songwriting, and entertaining live performances. Visitors are now able to immerse themselves in the tradition of The Kody Norris Show, which includes Kody Norris, his wife Mary Rachel Nalley-Norris, Josiah Tyree, and Charlie Lowman. The new exhibit, Rhinestone Revival: The Kody Norris Show, features several of the band’s brightly colored suits with intricate rhinestones and embroidery, cowboy boots, hats, instruments, and awards. Among their accolades, the band has been named Entertainers of the Year for the past three years by the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music Association (SPBGMA). The exhibit will be on display for two years.

The Bellamy Brothers Live July 18th

Join us July 18, for The Bellamy Brothers!

The Bellamy Brothers, Howard and David, stand as pillars of country music, their careers marked by an impressive array of accomplishments. With a harmonious blend of talent and tenacity, they've carved a niche for themselves in the industry, amassing a devoted fanbase worldwide. From chart-topping hits to award-winning albums, their musical journey spans over four decades, a testament to their enduring relevance and unwavering passion. Beyond their chart success, the Bellamy Brothers have also left an indelible mark on the genre through their innovation and willingness to push boundaries. Their contributions to country music are immeasurable, shaping its landscape and inspiring generations of artists to come. As they continue to perform and create, the Bellamy Brothers' legacy remains firmly entrenched in the annals of music history.

Tickets are on sale now.  Preferred seating is $55 and reserved seating is $45.  Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the concert begins at 7:00 pm.   Bar and concessions available.

First Fridays

The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum is hosting First Fridays a free concert series occurring throughout the summer and fall featuring some of Christian music’s most exciting artists.

Faith Night at the Museum is a free event featuring food trucks, free live music, vendors, and more. Friday After Five will sell concessions, but this is an alcohol-free concert series creating a family friendly environment for people of all ages. Seating is not provided, so be sure to bring your chair and blankets for a good ol' time on the lawn. No outside coolers permitted.

Scheduled from 5pm to 8pm, Faith Night at the Museum is a free event featuring food trucks and live music.  The Owensboro Bluegrass Band will take the stage at 5:30p and the Guest Artist will begin at 6:45p.

Lanham Brothers Jamboree

Join us on August 10th for the Lanham Brothers Jamboree! Hosted by brothers Barry and Randy Lanham and recorded for broadcast on KET. Guests are Joe Christian, Jade Hagan, Elijah & Ansley Christian, Erica Roberts, Jeff Hardesty, and The Footstompin Express Cloggers.

This show is family friendly with music, dance, comedy, skits, and crowd interaction.

Doors open at 6 pm, show begins at 7 pm.  Bar and concessions will be available.

Hall of Fame Homecoming – Gospel Classics

Join us on Friday, August 30, 2024 at the Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Museum for the Hall of Fame Homecoming featuring Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Doyle Lawson, & Paul Williams. The evening will be filled with Gospel Classics.

Tickets are on sale now.  Tickets are $35.  Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the concert begins at 7:00 pm.   Bar and concessions available.

Hall of Fame Homecoming – Bluegrass Favorites

Join us on Saturday, August 31, 2024 at the Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Museum for the Hall of Fame Homecoming featuring Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers, Doyle Lawson, & Paul Williams. The evening will be filled with all your Bluegrass favorites.

Tickets are on sale now.  Tickets are $35.  Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the concert begins at 7:00 pm.   Bar and concessions available.

Open Jams Every Saturday and Sunday

Open Bluegrass Jams take place every Saturday and Sunday from 1:30 to 4:30.  All skill levels are welcome!  Jam sessions are free and open to the public, and spectators are welcome.  Join us!

Open Jam Social

Bluegrass Shop

Kentucky Music Moments

In partnership with the Kentucky Department of Tourism, we're always honored to explore the roots and foundation of music in Kentucky!  Celebrating those roots, 2020 has been deemed the Year of Music in Kentucky.  When planning your visit to the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum, be sure to explore everything the Bluegrass State has to offer!

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American roots

International Treasure

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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