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The Bluegrass Hall of Fame – Inductee Biographies 1991-2014

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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IBMM launches Executive Director search

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Gabrielle Gray departs as IBMM Director

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Powerful: Bill Monroe Remembered to debut

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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“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, […]

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Ground to break on Owensboro Bluegrass Center

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Welcome Sean Dysinger

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Pete Seeger passes

| January 28, 2014 | 3 Comments
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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 […]

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Professor of Bluegrass new President of Yale

| September 4, 2013 | 12 Comments
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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 […]

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Monroe portrait on eBay to benefit IBMM

| July 22, 2013 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Museum is auctioning an original painting of Bill Monroe by Aaron Kizer in auction to help raise funds for their new International Bluegrass Center in Owensboro, KY. The Center will offer the Museum more than 3 times the space of their current […]

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IBMM wins Kentucky Governor’s Arts Award

| July 14, 2013 | 1 Comment
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The Kentucky Arts Council has recognized Owensboro’s International Bluegrass Music Museum for maintaining an environment in which people can discover bluegrass music. In announcing the 2013 recipients of the award, the Kentucky Arts Council noted ………… “In 1985, the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, […]

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