Tag: Bean Blossom

Could I get just a little more monitor?

| June 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

This article is a contribution from Tom Feller. In addition to performing with Feller & Hill, Tom is an experienced studio engineer and live audio reinforcement specialist. He was inspired to write following this past week running sound at Bean Blossom. Touring bands may be […]


Myron Dillman passes

| November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Myron Dillman, 79, of Peru, Indiana, the father of Dwight Dillman, owner and operator of the Bean Blossom Bluegrass festivals, passed away on Sunday, November 3, while in St Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born on 17 June, 1934. He had been fighting cancer, widespread […]


Bluegrass Weather Report – 6/11/13

| June 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our Special Bluegrass Correspondent is back with a report on the big Bill Monroe Bluegrass Festival in Bean Blossom, IN.  


Album of the Week #24 – Bean Blossom

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’m sure that everyone who made their way to Brown County, IN last week has had a great time at the longest running bluegrass festival in the world, Bean Blossom. I was able to attend on Saturday evening, and I was so glad I did! […]


Bean Blossom 2012 report – New South reunion

| June 16, 2012 | 1 Comment

This report, and photos, from Bean Blossom 2012 are a contribution from MaryE Yeomans, who we hope will be a regular correspondent and photographer for Bluegrass Today. It’s a hot one here today, the eighth and final day of the Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass […]


Bean Blossom – a first-timer’s visit

| June 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

When I was learning to play banjo in the mid-1970’s, one of the first albums I bought was the two-album live recording from the Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom festival, which became one of my favorites and a great source of material to learn from Bill […]


Darrell Webb reporting from Bean Blossom

| June 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Darrell Webb has posted a video from backstage at Bean Blossom, where he and his band performed over the past weekend. In this report, Darrell and Carl White, fill-in Darrell Webb Band bass player and notorious Quicksilver drummer, talk about the history of the long-running […]


Tom Adler talks Bean Blossom

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tom Adler, author of Bean Blossom, last year’s University of Illinois Press history of Bill Monroe’s bluegrass festivals and the Brown County Jamboree, is featured in a new Q&A on the U of I web site. The subject of the interview is – you guessed […]


Bean Blossom – a second look

| January 9, 2012 | 1 Comment

Bean Blossom, that place of many legends that has attracted bluegrass fans from so many territories world-wide, that has two internationally-distributed LPs that bear its name and yet about which so little of its history has been known for so long. That is, until now, […]


Seckler to Monroe Hall of Fame

| September 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

Curly Seckler will be inducted into the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame, during the 37th annual Uncle Pen Days Festival, which takes place from Wednesday (9/21) through to Saturday (9/24) at the Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park, Bean Blossom, Indiana. The induction will take […]