The opening weekend of Jerry Garcia: A Bluegrass Journey Exhibition at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum launches with an immersive experience of exhibition tours, live music, historic panel discussions, and more to celebrate the bluegrass career of music icon, Jerry Garcia. The exhibition explores Garcia's early years as a banjo player, his deep connection to bluegrass, the influence it had on his legendary career. The exhibit will run for two years.
Opening weekend festivities include three days of concerts featuring the Sam Grisman Project and house band Leftover Salmon. Throughout the weekend they will be joined by special guests including Peter Rowan, David Nelson, Jim Lauderdale, Ronnie McCoury, Eric Thompson, Pete Wernick, and Kyle Tuttle. Attendees can expect more artists to be announced at a later date.
Also included in the $295 ticket are documentary screenings, exhibition tours with interactive displays, artist panel discussions, and advance access to exclusive merch.
Schedules to be released closer to the celebration.
The opening celebration will be rounded out with pre-concert lounges and an overall intimate concert experience, with all live music and activities taking place in one location at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum, which overlooks the Ohio River in Owensboro, Kentucky.
Join us at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum for an unforgettable celebration of Jerry Garcia's enduring connection to bluegrass music. The museum's dedication to preserving bluegrass history, coupled with support from Daviess County Fiscal Court and Visit Owensboro, has brought this exhibition to life.