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Jerry Garcia: A Bluegrass Journey

The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum will open a new exhibition highlighting the bluegrass roots and career of music icon Jerry Garcia. The exhibition will launch with an opening weekend celebration on March 29-30, 2024, in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Acclaimed jamgrass legends, Leftover Salmon, will be the house band for two nights of music performed live at the Hall of Fame. Special guests will join the band to highlight Garcia’s bluegrass music catalog, including Old & In the Way, the acoustic side of the Grateful Dead, David Grisman album collaborations, and more.

Winter Warmer – Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle

Join us on Feb 29th for our Winter Warmer Series, featuring Buffalo Wabs & The Price Hill Hustle.

The Winter Warmer Series takes place on the second floor of the Hall of Fame, with an intimate atmosphere. Enjoy this unique experiences around the music, where we are transforming our Gallery Room into a café for this series enabling people to experience the music up close and personal with each artist.

Doors open at 6:00 pm, concert begins at 7:00 pm.  Tickets are $20. Bar, concessions, and table service are available during each concert.

Lanham Brothers Jamboree

Join us for the Lanham Brothers Jamboree! Hosted by brothers Barry and Randy Lanham and recorded for broadcast on KET.

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.

GREAT AMERICAN BLUEGRASS JAM

The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum is bringing together the best of bluegrass the area has to offer to create a weekend experience for any bluegrass fan. The Great American Bluegrass Jam will take over the Downtown Owensboro area the weekend of March 15-17, 2024.

This event will feature the Kentucky Fried Pickin’ Hotel Jam, the Kentucky State Fiddle Championship, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder in concert at the Hall of Fame, excursions to both Green River Distilling Co and the Bill Monroe Homeplace in Rosine, KY, and much more in collaboration with downtown businesses.

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

Join us March 15 for Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder! Tickets are on sale now.  Reserved seating is $58 and preferred seating is $68.  Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the concert begins at 7:00 pm.   Bar and concessions available.

 

This concert is part of the Great American Bluegrass Jam weekend. Be sure to check out the other festivities of the weekend!

RSG – Mark Trammell Quartet & Greater Vision

Join us on April 12, 2024 at the Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Museum for Mark Trammell Quartet & Greater Vision! This concert is part of the REAL Southern Gospel Weekend, hosted by Les Butler.

Tickets are on sale now.  Tickets are $38.  Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the concert begins at 7:00 pm.

Doors open at 6:00 pm, concert begins at 7:00 pm.  Tickets are $20. Bar, concessions, and table service are available during each concert.

RSG – Chuck Wagon Gang & Goodman Revival

Join us on April 13, 2024 at the Bluegrass Hall of Fame & Museum for Chuck Wagon Gang & Goodman Revival! This concert is part of the REAL Southern Gospel Weekend, hosted by Les Butler.

Tickets are on sale now.  Tickets are $38.  Doors open at 6:00 pm, and the concert begins at 7:00 pm.

The Gatlin Brothers

Join us April 27 for The Gatlin Brothers!

For more than 67 years, the Gatlin Brothers have entertained audiences in venues and stages all over the world from the Grand Ol’ Opry to Carnegie Hall. They have performed for the Grammy Awards, the American Music Awards, and the People’s Choice Awards. They appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Oprah, Hee-Haw, Love Boat, the Midnight Special with Wolfman Jack, the Merv Griffin Show, Solid Gold, the Barbara Mandrell Show and their own variety special on ABC.

Tickets are on sale now.  Preferred seating is $65 and reserved seating is $48.  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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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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