• Myron Dillman passes

    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

  • Darrell Webb reporting from Bean Blossom

    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

  • Tom Adler talks Bean Blossom

    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

  • Bean Blossom – a second look

    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

  • Seckler to Monroe Hall of Fame

    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,

  • Lonesome River Band at Bean Blossom

    Here's another video from last week's Bean Blossom festival in Indiana, shot by the good folks at Rural Rhythm Records. They had a crew on hand documenting the live audio recording for an upcoming Bill Monroe Tribute project, due later