First Fridays Concert Series
We're thrilled to announce our new concert series "First Fridays" which will take place on our outdoor stage featuring contemporary Christian artists. As part of Friday After 5, this free event will include food trucks, activities for children, and live music. The next concert takes place on August 5 with Tasha Layton.
Lanham Brothers Jamboree
Join us for the Lanham Brothers Jamboree! Hosted by brothers Barry and Randy Lanham and recorded for broadcast on KET. Guest includes Jeff Hardesty, Skylar and Sophia Cain, The Bluegrass Brothers, Mackenzie Bell, Parker Malone, Lucy Jagoe Chaney, Emmie Kate Williams, 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.
John McEuen & The Circle Band (with John Cowan)
Join us August 13th 2022 for John McEuen & The Circle Band with special jamming guest John Cowan! Tickets are on sale now. Preferred seating is $28.50, and reserved seating is $22.50. Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the concert begins at 7:00 pm. Bar and concessions available. At this time, no covid-19 restrictions will be in place for this concert.
The Nashville Songwriter
Join us for an evening of music under the stars! The Nashville Songwriter takes place September 8th in the outdoor stage area on our north lawn. Seating will not be provided, so bring your own chair or blanket. Gates open at 6:30 pm, concert begins at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $10 each for general admission. Bar and concessions will available during the concert in the outdoor stage area.
Featuring professional songwriters based in Nashville, Tennessee, the series focuses on both hit makers and those searching for their first hit. The series highlights stories and lives of those working to create the soundtrack of America. Each event features several Nashville-based songwriters offering the backstory on their work and sharing personal experiences that shape their songs.
Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
Join us October 15th, 2022 for Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper. Preferred seating is $43, and reserved seating is $22. Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the concert begins at 7:00 pm. Bar and concessions available. At this time, no covid-19 restrictions will be in place for this concert.
Award-winning fiddler Michael Cleveland brings dynamic traditional bluegrass to the stage with his award-winning band, Flamekeeper, in a show that will leave the audience talking. A 2020 GRAMMY winner and 12-time winner of the International Bluegrass Music Association's Fiddle Performer of the Year award, Mike and his talented band present a program of tight vocal trios and duos, blistering instrumentals, and fiddle-and-banjo duets that echo the first-generation stars of bluegrass.
Asleep at the Wheel
Join us October 29th 2022 for Asleep at the Wheel! Tickets are on sale now. Preferred seating is $55, and reserved seating is $42. Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the concert begins at 7:00 pm. Bar and concessions available. At this time, no covid-19 restrictions will be in place for this concert.
Since inception, Asleep at the Wheel has been received 10 GRAMMY Awards, was cited by the Country Music Association as 1976 Touring Band of the Year and were given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Americana Music Association in 2009. They have released 31 albums, charted more than 20 singles on the country charts. Billboard commented on the band’s catalog most succinctly: “Everything this act has ever released is simply spectacular."
Most recently, Asleep at the Wheel has been invigorated by a fresh new lineup and the release of New Routes, their latest album that is a bracing blend of original songs and vibrant cover material along with some unanticipated new musical tangents. Asleep At the Wheel have demonstrated convincingly, that they are more relevant, enjoyable and musically nimble than at any time in its 50-year history.
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!
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!