• Bearfoot in residence at IBMM

    Bearfoot spent last week in Owensboro, KY, where they will be this week as well, serving as Artists In Residence with the International Bluegrass Music Museum. During this time they will perform at 22 nearby elementary schools, giving the students

  • Powerful: Bill Monroe Remembered in Boston

    Gabrielle Gray, Executive Director of the International Bluegrass Music Museum (IBMM) in Owensboro KY, made a fund raising visit to the Northeast, showing a clip of IBMM’s documentary film Powerful: Bill Monroe Remembered, in the Boston suburb of Brookline Monday

  • 3TO on RBI

    Russell Moore and Steve Dilling from IIIrd Tyme Out are next weekend's guests on Best of Bluegrass on Radio Bluegrass International (RBI). The guys spend 45 minutes with host Bob Mitchell sharing stories. Bob tells us that their discussion includes "talk about a longtime

  • Bluegrass Museum takes Award

    The International Bluegrass Music Museum (IBMM) has been named the winner of a special award. The Owensboro, Kentucky-based IBMM has been honoured with a Kentucky History Award for education for its William Smith ‘Bill’ Monroe Centennial Exhibit, which opened in September

  • Earl Scruggs at the Monroe Centennial

    Pete Wernick, the estimable Dr. Banjo, has sent along a three-part report compiled during his attendance at last week's Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration in Owensboro, KY. They were adapted from comments he posted to the internal IBMA email discussion list.

  • Bill Monroe Centennial celebrations

    The celebration of Bill Monroe’s life begins in earnest today (9/12) with three consecutive days of events organized by the Owensboro Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau, in Owensboro, Kentucky. Although the Bill Monroe 100th Birthday Celebration is a year-long commemoration

  • Driftwood on Best of Bluegrass

    Bob Mitchell, host of Best Of Bluegrass, will welcome Driftwood to his show this week, broadcasting via Radio Bluegrass International (RBI), a project of the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY. They will be performing music from their 2010

  • The Reel World String Band on RBI

    This week's edition of Best Of Bluegrass on Radio Bluegrass International will feature an in-studio performance by The Reel World String Band, an all-female old time string band from Lexington, KY. The ladies visited with host Bob Mitchell at the RBI