Press Releases

The Del McCoury Band at Woodward Theatre

Owensboro, KY, August 15th, 2018 – Grammy® winner and Hall of Fame member Del McCoury performs in Woodward Theatre on Saturday, December 8th, 2018.  Even among the pantheon of music’s finest artists, Del McCoury stands alone. From the nascent sound of bluegrass that charmed hardscrabble hillbilly honkytonks and the crowning glory of the … [Read more...]

Hot Rize at Woodward Theatre

Owensboro, KY, August 7, 2018 – On tour for their 40th Anniversary, Hot Rize performs in Woodward Theatre on Saturday, November 3rd, 2018.  Steeped in bluegrass tradition through long hours on the road spent listening to the genre’s giants, Hot Rize’s music was and is equally informed by a taste for the music of Leadbelly and Freddie King, … [Read more...]

The Infamous Stringdusters at Woodward Theatre

Performing Friday, November 9th, 2018 Owensboro, KY, July 26, 2018 – Award-winning group, the Infamous Stringdusters, perform at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Woodward Theatre on November 9th, 2018. In a genre known for traditionalism, they have consistently covered new ground, inspired fans, and redefined what a bluegrass … [Read more...]

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder at Woodward Theatre

Skaggs will play two dates – 11/16/18 & 11/17/18 Owensboro, KY, July 26, 2018 – The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum is thrilled to announce Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder will perform two dates in Woodward Theatre: Friday, November 16th, 2018Saturday, November 17th, 2018 Skaggs, a Kentucky native and 15-time Grammy … [Read more...]

Lineup and Details for Grand Opening Weekend

Owensboro, KY, July 10, 2018 – The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum celebrates the grand opening of its new home October 18-20, 2018. The $15 million building at 311 West Second Street, in downtown Owensboro, Kentucky opens its doors with three days of music highlighting the rich past, dynamic present, and exciting future of bluegrass … [Read more...]

Sam Bush Will Headline Grand Opening

Owensboro, KY, July 3, 2018 – On Friday, October 19th, Sam Bush will perform during the Grand Opening weekend of the newly constructed Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Owensboro, Kentucky.  This event will take place in the 450-seat state of the art Woodward Theatre.   Executive Director, Chris Joslin, stated, "Sam Bush is not only a … [Read more...]

Bluegrass Museum Renamed Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum

Owensboro, KY, April 16, 2018 – The International Bluegrass Music Museum is now the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum.  Executive Director Chris Joslin stated, “We have been the home of the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame since day one, so it’s time our name reflects that.  Much like the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum and the Rock … [Read more...]

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