• Report with photos from Bean Blossom 2024

    The Price Sisters at the 2024 Bill Monroe Bluegrass Festival - photo © Roger Black Noon on Wednesday (6/12) opened the 2024 Bill Monroe Bluegrass Music Festival at the Bill Monroe Music Park in Bean Blossom, Indiana. The festival started with a

  • Photos from Bean Blossom 2023

    Southern Legend at Bean Blossom '23 - photo © Charlie Herbst Many thanks to Charlie Herbst of Cape Girarduau, MO who shared these photos from the 2023 edition of Bill Monroe's Bluegrass Festival. The four day festival ran from June 14-17

  • Megan and Luke invite everyone to their wedding

    Logo design by Joshua Williams and Bree Fleming - photo by Amy Springer Talk about a bluegrass wedding! The upcoming nuptials between Megan Darby, Director of the bluegrass music program at Glenville State College in West Virginia, and Luke McKnight, grandson of

  • Jim Peva passes

    Very close friend of Bill Monroe's and Bean Blossom attendee for over 55 years, James 'Jim' Peva passed away on May 5, 2021. He was 92 years old.  James Richard Peva was born near Evansville, Indiana, on May 7, 1928, spending

  • Bean Blossom – a view from the board

    This article is a contribution from Tom Feller, one half of the bluegrass performing duo Feller & Hill, studio operator and musician, and a skilled and experienced live audio engineer. It's a follow-up to a piece he wrote in 2014 offering comments

  • 50 Years of Bean Blossom

    This coming Saturday - June 11, 2016 - sees the commencement of the 50th Annual Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Music Festival; eight days of top quality bluegrass music at one of the most famous venues in the world, in