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IBMM Interim Director Named; National Search Underway

Gabrielle GrayOwensboro, KY -- The board of trustees of the International Bluegrass Music Museum today announced an important transition in its administrative leadership that reflects the organization's rising stature and maturity as a center of preservation and innovation in bluegrass music.

John Prine to Play ROMP, 4-Day Pass Discounts Coming

John PrineSome four decades since his remarkable debut, John Prine is a rare talent who writes the songs other songwriters would sell their souls for. Long considered a "songwriter's songwriter," his extensive catalog has been recorded by the likes of Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, Kris Kristofferson, Carly Simon and others. Recently honored at the Library of Congress by US Poet Laureate Ted Kooser, Prine's been elevated from the annals of songwriters into the realm of bonafide American treasures.

Goin Back to Ole Kentucky to See my ROMPIN' Crew

Del McCouryROMP is excited and proud to welcome back a member of the International Bluegrass Music's Hall of Honor, Mr. Del McCoury. Del has been a legend of bluegrass music his entire career. In 1964 he began his ascent to the Hall of Fame by joining the Father of Bluegrass -- Bill Monroe-- and Monroe's Blue Grass Boys.

Jam with the Legendary Pioneers of Bluegrass

ROMP Hall of Fame MembersROMP Bluegrass Music Festival will hold their Legends Jamp with the pioneers of bluegrass from 4PM - 7PM on Wednesday, June 25th at the International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, Kentucky. Bring your instrumentsand join in the fun of this epic jam with 20 of bluegrass music's best pioneers.

ROMP Announces Epic Bluegrass Workshop Schedule

ROMP 2014Owensboro, KY -- An experience second to none, our workshops offer attendees the opportunity to pick, play and get acquainted with the most talented musicians in bluegrass music -- at no cost aside from your festival ticket. Advance priced tickets are available for purchase through Sunday, June 15th at midnight.

ROMP Bluegrass Fest Spotlights Artists

Old Crow Medicine ShowOwensboro, KY -- Old Crow Medicine Show returns to the ROMP stage. With a recent induction to the Grand Ole Opry Hall of Fame, and their newest record, Remedy, set to release July 1st, Old Crow Medicine Show has come a long way from busking on the streets of New York City to make their second appearance on the ROMP stage.

Bluegrass Museum Ramping Up For ROMP

Sam Bush at ROMPOld Crow Medicine Show, David Grisman, Sam Bush, Railroad Earth, Ricky Skaggs, Del McCoury, Sarah Jarosz, and 23 String Band are among the dozens of talented acts set to perform at Owensboro's ROMP Festival, June 25-28. ROMP Festival is a four-day music and camping festival hosted at both the museum, in downtown Owensboro, and at Yellow Creek Park, a gorgeous 150-acre facility that is a perfect setting for a music festival. ROMP features traditional and legendary bluegrass artists alongside old time and progressive bluegrass musicians who expand the boundaries to the far-flung roots and branches of bluegrass.

ROMP VIP Ticket Give Away

ROMP 2014Owensboro, KY -- You could win the ultimate VIP ROMP Festival experience. The International Bluegrass Music Museum which hosts this outstanding annual bluegrass music festival hs having a prize give away contest. One lucky winner will get the ultimate VIP ROMP Fest experience and VIP Prize that includes Two VIP weekend passes, Four night stay at the Hampton Inn and a $100 Gift Card to Synergy Organic Clothing. The entire package is valued at $1700! Head over to the ROMP Fest Facebook page to enter.

Old Crow Medicine Show at ROMP 2014

Old Crow Medicine ShowOwensboro, KY -- After a performance at ROMP 2012 which left our biggest crowd ever begging for more, Old Crow Medicine Show spent 2013 entertaining audiences worldwide and gaining even more critical success. On September 17th, 2013 they received the honor of being inducted as the newest members of the Grand Ole Opry. Other highlights from the year included winning a Grammy for "Best Long Form Music Video" for the film Big Easy Express, and having their classic single, "Wagon Wheel," receive Platinum certification for selling over 1,000,000 copies. You're invited to join us on June 28th, 2014 when OCMS returns to ROMP to set the skies on fire.

ROMP Popularity Leads to Growth of Festival Site

ROMP 2014Owensboro, KY -- The International Bluegrass Music Museum's ROMP: Bluegrass Roots and Branches Festival was once known as your traditional bluegrass festival, drawing a number of devoted fans to Owensboro each year. However, the festival has always had its eyes on a bigger goal.

International Bluegrass Music Museum Announces ROMP Lineup

ROMP 2014Owensboro, KY -- The International Bluegrass Music Museum has announced the lineup for this year's River of Music Party, affectionately known as "ROMP: Bluegrass Roots and Branches Festival." The three day event takes place June 26-28, 2014 in Owensboro, Kentucky. This amazine bluegrass music festival will again feature some of the music's favorite entertainers and a lot of outstanding music. This is the eleventh episode of ROMP and they just keep getting better and better.

ROMP Bluegrass Festival to Feature Premier Acts

Punch BrothersOwensboro, KY -- The International Bluegrass Music Museum is proud to announce the line-up for their epic 10th Anniversary of ROMP (River of Music Party). An international event, ROMP features legendary, traditional bluegrass artists alongside the far-flung roots and branches of bluegrass music. Rather than being a strictly bluegrass festival, it is a festival held strictly in support of the International Bluegrass Music Museum.

ROMP Bluegrass Music Festival to Feature Premier Acts

Romp LineupThe International Bluegrass Music Museum is proud to announce the line-up for the epic 10th Anniversary of ROMP. An international event, ROMP features legendary, traditional bluegrass alongside the far-flung roots and branches of bluegrass music. Rather than being a strictly bluegrass festival, it is a festival held strictly in support of the Bluegrass Museum.

ROMP Lineup and Ticket Announcement this Thursday

ROMP Valentine's Day SaleOwensboro, KY -- This Thursday, the ROMP 2013 line-up will be announced, a new ROMP web site will be launched, and 3-day passes will go on sale! In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of ROMP, for the first time ever, 3-day ROMP passes will be offered to you, our prior attendees, at a significant discount. But you have to act quickly...

Are You Ready To ROMP?

Punch BrothersIt's festival time at the International Bluegrass Music Museum. ROMP takes place next week: June 28, 29 & 30 at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro, Kentucky. The River of Music Party, affectionately known as "ROMP" is the Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival and is extremely important to bluegrass music as it is a major fund raising event for the International Bluegrass Music Museum.

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