• Welcome Sean Dysinger

    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

  • Pete Seeger passes

    Pete Seeger, known to the world variously as a utopian idealist, a communist propagandist, a union agitator,  a passionate environmentalist, or a folksinger, died last night. He was 94 years old. To fans of the banjo, however, he will always be

  • Monroe portrait on eBay to benefit IBMM

    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

  • IBMM wins Kentucky Governor’s Arts Award

    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

  • Karen Miller Porter says goodbye

    Bluegrass Today's Terry Herd shared this profile of Karen Miller Porter, with whom he has worked for several years in her capacity as Executive Director of the Owensboro/Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau, a position she has just vacated. Bluegrass music fans have

  • Second Street in O’boro to be renamed?

    Nashville has its Music Row and Memphis has its Beale Street. Both are instantly recognizable for specific genres of music associated with them —and country and blues, respectively. Now Mayor Ron Payne wants Second Street in downtown Owensboro, Kentucky, to have

  • Bill Monroe painting on Kentucky Monthly

    Despite living much of his life in Tennessee, Bill Monroe will always be inextricably linked with Kentucky, the state of his birth, whose nickname serves as the designation for the music he created. He is being remembered anew in the June

  • Calling All Posters!

    A few days ago the International Bluegrass Music Museum (IBMM) canvassed its members in a trawl for bluegrass music posters. Their plea, “If you have any posters you have considered donating to the International Bluegrass Music Museum, now is the time