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Bill Monroe Traveling Exhibit

International Bluegrass Music Museum at Milwaukee Irish Fest

Bluegrass ShowcaseThe International Bluegrass Music Museum will be at The Milwaukee Irish Fest with its Bill Monroe Traveling Exhibit. The Exhibit, which is a condensed version of the Bill Monroe Centennial Exhibit, now on display at the IBMM in Owensboro, Kentucky, tells the story of Bill Monroe's career. It includes newly donated photographs of Rosine, Kentucky when Bill Monroe was growing up there and highlights of his career, including an audio clip of Bill Monroe talking about when he gouged the "Gibson" name off his mandolin. Representatives of the museum will be at the Irish Fest giving presentations about the Birth of Bluegrass Music and its Spread Around the World, and Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys.

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