Live camera feed at IBMM

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Are you excited about the new International Bluegrass Music Center being built in Owensboro, KY? A lot of people are, especially the staff and management of the International Bluegrass Music Museum, which will move into the Center when it is completed in the spring of […]


Hall exhibit opens at IBMM

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY has opened their special Tom T. and Dixie Hall exhibit, which will remain open at the museum through June of 2017. It includes artifacts from the private collection of Tom T. and his late wife, Dixie Hall, […]


Bluegrass legends digging in the dirt

| June 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

At yesterday’s official groundbreaking for the new headquarters of the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY, bluegrass royalty was on hand to help disturb the soil. Jesse McReynolds, Larry Sparks, Del McCoury, Eddie Adcock, and J.D. Crowe donned their work clothes and turned over […]


IBMM groundbreaking June 23

| June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

After several years of planning and fundraising, the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY is ready to break ground for their new facility along the Ohio River in downtown Owensboro. A ceremonial groundbreaking is scheduled on June 23 at noon with the museum staff, Owensboro Mayor […]


Dixie & Tom T. Hall: A Homegrown Love Story

| April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The International Bluegrass Music Museum is hard at work preparing a new exhibit that traces the lives of legendary country and bluegrass songwriters, Tom T. and Dixie Hall. Tom T. had a successful career as a country singer as well, while Miss Dixie was more […]


Fincastle festival to be remembered at WOB

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Enthusiasts of bluegrass music history will have an opportunity to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Fincastle multi-day bluegrass festival at a commemorative event at IBMA’s World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, on Saturday, October 3. Featured will be video clips from the original festival, […]


Bluegrass Museum announces new Director

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

The International Bluegrass Music Museum, located in Owensboro, KY, has announced Chris Joslin of Nashville as their new Executive Director. He will assume these duties on September 1. Joslin has experience in both the worlds of business and bluegrass. Educated in Tennessee, where he received both […]


Bluegrass Music: a history with many sources at IBMM

| July 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The  International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY has opened a new exhibit, Bluegrass Music: a history with many sources. It will run for one year, chronicling the beginnings of bluegrass and pre-bluegrass music. The focus of the exhibit is the period from the early 20th […]


Delmore Brothers at IBMM

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY has opened a new exhibit focusing on the life and music of Alton and Rabon Delmore, known to history as The Delmore Brothers. They were Grand Ole Opry stars in the pre-bluegrass era, but their legacy is such […]


Bluegrass Museum names new Officers

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The International Bluegrass Music Museum has announced new leadership of their Board of Trustees following last week’s board meeting in Owensboro, KY. Elected to new one-years terms as officers are Mike Simpson (Chairman), Terry Woodward (Vice-Chairman), Rosemary Conder (Secretary), and Chris Love (Treasurer). The Board also expressed their […]