bluegrass music

People from all over the state, all over the country and even all over the world were in Owensboro when the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum held its grand opening Oct. 18-20. Read more



Adam Paris

The revamped Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum pays homage to the music’s past and celebrates its future Read more


The McLain Family Band celebrates a half-century of taking traditional bluegrass music to the world Read more


In this installment of “24 Hours in …” our writer visits Owensboro and gives you the scoop on what to do, where to eat, what to see and where to stay. Read more

24 Hours

Renowned mandolinist and former Murray resident Chris Thile takes the helm of A Prairie Home Companion Read more


Aaron Kizer

Photo by Stewartography

Kentucky Monthly partners with Owensboro artist to create issue cover;10 signed, numbered limited-edition prints of cover artwork to be awarded to attendees of bluegrass music festival Read more

News & Contests

Owensboro educators, advocates and students carry the torch of bluegrass music’s legacy Read more


The Kentucky band’s sound can be a little hard to pin down because it’s roots music, old-time music, a touch of bluegrass and a whole lot of original. Read more