• Pete Seeger’s banjo in IBMM

    Carl Pagter recently presented Pete Seeger's extended neck Vega banjo to the International Bluegrass Music Museum. He made the presentation during a recent trustees meeting in Owensboro, KY. This is the same banjo that Seeger donated to Sing Out! magazine during

  • Changes in Bluegrass Museum leadership

    The Associated Press is reporting (via News Channel 5 in Nashville) that Gabrielle Gray has switched positions within the leadership of the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY. Gray had been serving as the museum's Executive Director, a post she

  • Kentucky Bluegrass Allstars

    The International Bluegrass Music Museum is announcing a new program it's calling the Kentucky Bluegrass Allstars Lesson Program. The program offers instruction on fiddle, guitar, mandolin, and banjo. The lesson are held at the Bluegrass Museum in Owensboro, KY. Assistant Director

  • Monroe-Style Mandolin Camp

    The International Bluegrass Music Museum is hosting two Monroe-Style Mandolin Camps this month. The first camp runs September 8-10 and the second one September 15-17, 2006. The camps feature some great instruction from Mike Compton, Skip Gorman, David Long, Red

  • IBMM Fan Feast big success

    We just heard from Mike Lawing with the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY. Mike was passing along some details about the reprise of the IBMM Fan Feast during IBMA week in Nashville. This event was a fundraiser to

  • IBMM Fan Feast returns at IBMA

    One of the memorable IBMA events from the old Owensboro days is slated to return this year when the World Of Bluegrass is hosted in Nashville for the first time. The FanFeast, a fundraiser for The International Bluegrass Museum's Video

  • IBMM – Free Saturdays at the Museum

    Mike Lawing at the International Bluegrass Music Museum asked me to pass on this piece of news about a program at the IBMM. Free Saturdays at The Museum, is a program which provides professionally-taught bluegrass music lessons and acoustic, bluegrass instruments