Bill Monroe

MONROE STATUE UNVEILED
MONROE STATUE UNVEILED
There's a reason Ryman Auditorium in Nashville is referred to as "Mother Church". She's seen it all and she's 125 years old this year. As part of the Ryman's big anniversary two statues of country and bluegrass legends, "Little" Jimmy Dickens and Bill Monroe, have been unveiled.
MONROE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
MONROE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
In 1967, Ohio County native and the Father of Bluegrass Bill Monroe founded himself a music festival in Bean Blossom, Indiana. 50 years later, it's still going strong as it is the world's longest-running annual Bluegrass festival. This year's Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival begins this Saturday (6/11) and wraps up next Saturday the 18th. As I was doing research about the festi
Botanical Garden to Host Scarecrow Festival/ Kids Fun Run
Botanical Garden to Host Scarecrow Festival/ Kids Fun Run
The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden will be the sight of the annual Scarecrow Festival this Saturday September 17 beginning at 9am.  It's all about Bluegrass. The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden's Annual Scarecrow Festival will have a special theme for this year's event. It will be honoring Bluegrass and Bill Monroe's 100th Birthday. All scarecrows entered are to have a Bluegrass Theme. Read M
15 Hall of Famers Set for Monroe Centennial Celebration
15 Hall of Famers Set for Monroe Centennial Celebration
Fifteen members of the Bluegrass Hall of Fame will perform with their respective bands during the International Bluegrass Music Museum’s Bill Monroe Centennial Celebration, September 12, 13 & 14, 2011. The 3-day celebration takes place at the Bluegrass Museum and RiverPark Center’s Cannon Hall, next door to the Museum in Owensboro, Ky. The event celebrates the life and 100th birthday of Bill M