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Upcoming Fundraiser Event to Support The New International Bluegrass Music Center

Bill Monroe by Aaron KizerOwensboro, KY -- On July 25 th, sports celebrities native to Owensboro, Kentucky -- NASCAR legends Darrell and Michael Waltrip, world champion Moto GP Nicky Hayden "The Kentucky Kid" and brothers Tommy and Roger, NBA superstar Rex Chapman, Major Leaguer Brad Wilkerson, Kentucky basketball superstar Bobby Watson and Basketball Hall of Famer Cliff Hagan -- will be honored as inductees to the Owensboro Walk of Fame. The tribute will occur at the Hometown Heroes Celebrity Golf Scramble to benefit the new International Bluegrass Music Center. It is sponsored by the Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau. This event includes a golf scramble at the Owensboro Country Club followed by a reception hosted by the City of Owensboro including entertainment by these renowned Bluegrass musicians: Christian Sedelmyer, Todd Phillips, Scott Simontacchi, and David Golden.

International Bluegrass Music Museum Website Gets a New Look

International Bluegrass Music MuseumThe International Bluegrass Music Museum has had a long time presence on the Internet going back to the mid '90s when Bob Cherry of Cybergrass created their first site in 1966. He also created the first IBMA website at about the same time. The museum continues to evolve on the Internet as they progressed through 17 years of a web presence. This is a long time in Internet terms. The new site is clean, easy to navigate, and reflects the excellence that the International Bluegrass Music Museum strives for.

James Reams Makes Presentation to Bluegrass Music Museum

IBMM Plaque Presentation with James ReamsOwensboro, KY -- James Reams, of James Reams & The Barnstormers, was in Owensboro, KY this week for a presentation to the International Bluegrass Music Museum (IBMM). A plaque honoring his partner, Tina Aridas (who passed away in 2011), will be displayed in the museum’s library. Director of the museum, Gabrielle Gray, commented that Tina was instrumental in getting the library established at the museum by donating a substantial number of books to get it started. James also made a donation to the museum in Tina’s name and contributed a volume to add to the collection, a limited edition of America’s Music: Bluegrass.

International Bluegrass Music Museum Saturday Lessons

Springs LessonsOwensboro, KY -- It's registration time for the Spring Semester of the International Bluegrass Music Museum's Saturday Lessons Program. The museum encourages interested students to enroll in this exciting and affordable educational program brought to you by your museum, the International Bluegrass Music Museum!

James Reams Film “Rollin’ On” Selected for Film Festival

Rollin OnThe line-up for the 6th Annual NCBS and International Bluegrass Music Museum's Bluegrass on Broadway Film Festival has been announced and “Rollin’ On” made it! “Rollin’ On” is a behind the scenes look at life on the road with James Reams & The Barnstormers. Viewers ride along with the band on the Redbird Express as they criss-cross the northeast playing at Lincoln Center, radio shows, bluegrass festivals and even a square dance. The documentary was released with their CD “Troubled Times.”


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