Bluegrass Museum secures final funding for IBMC

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

At a press conference earlier this afternoon in Owensboro, KY, Governor Steve Beshear committed the Commonwealth of Kentucky to provide the necessary funds to complete the new International Bluegrass Music Center overlooking the Ohio River in downtown Owensboro. The center will serve as the new home […]


Bluegrass Museum benefit with Vince Gill and The Time Jumpers

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY has been announced as the beneficiary of a gala event at the Owensboro Convention Center on April 17. Billed as the 2015 Mayor’s Gala, the event will feature entertainment from Vince Gill and The Time Jumpers. More than a […]


The Bluegrass Hall of Fame – Inductee Biographies 1991-2014

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Every year since 1991 the IBMA initiates the induction of deserving personnel into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame (first called the Hall of Honor). The Hall of Fame is situated in the Owensboro, Kentucky-based International Bluegrass Music Museum and to complement the Hall […]


IBMM launches Executive Director search

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The International Bluegrass Music Museum has announced the official launch of their search for a new Executive Director to replace Gabrielle Gray, who had announced that she would be stepping down in December. Gray will continue to manage the organization’s annual music festival, ROMP, but […]


Gabrielle Gray departs as IBMM Director

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

IBMA isn’t the only international bluegrass organization looking for an Executive Director. The IBMM, (International Bluegrass Music Museum), located in Owensboro, KY, is also on the hunt. It was announced yesterday afternoon that Gabrielle Gray, who has served in that position for the past 12 […]


Powerful: Bill Monroe Remembered to debut

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Powerful” is the word that Bill Monroe, in his Kentucky drawl, used to describe anything that was particularly good and pleasing to him, like the royalty cheques that he received after Elvis Presley recorded Blue Moon of Kentucky or Ricky Skaggs recorded Uncle Pen. So, […]


Ground to break on Owensboro Bluegrass Center

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The proposed International Bluegrass Music Center, which will serve as the new home for the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY, is slated for groundbreaking in the next few weeks. In addition to a 30,000 square foot space for the Museum, the new center […]


Welcome Sean Dysinger

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass Today would like to issue a warm welcome to a new member of our national marketing team, Sean Dysinger, who now serves as our Sponsorship Director. Sean is located in Owensboro, KY, which long time grassers will recognize as the birthplace of the International Bluegrass […]


Pete Seeger passes

| January 28, 2014 | 3 Comments

Pete Seeger, known to the world variously as a utopian idealist, a communist propagandist, a union agitator, or a passionate environmentalist, died last night. He was 94 years old. To fans of the banjo, however, he will always be remembered primarily as an evangelist for […]


Professor of Bluegrass new President of Yale

| September 4, 2013 | 12 Comments

The announcement of a new President at a major university is always big news, at least within the larger academic community, and among students, faculty and alumni. So when is such of interest to the readers of Bluegrass Today? When the new President of Yale […]