Journal Review – Bean Blossom is synonym for Bluegrass in Indiana

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It’s just a notch in the road to motorists heading south from Indy on State Road 135 en route to the art colony at Nashville or Brown County State Park.

But to folks who know bluegrass, it’s Mecca — home to the nation’s oldest, continuously running bluegrass festival launched in 1967 by the legendary singer and mandolin-picker Bill Monroe. (Woodstock, a one-time three-day rock ‘n roll concert, came two years later.)

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June 10-17, 2017 Festival

Tickets are now on sale for the 51st Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival and we will be announcing the line-up soon.  We will also soon be announcing our entire 2017 Festival list, so check back often!

 

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Bill Monroe Hall of Fame & Uncle Pen Days

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  • Dave Adkins Band
  • The Boxcars
  • Larry Stephenson Band
  • Newtown
  • Blue Mafia
  • Ernie Thacker & Route 23
  • Spinney Brothers
  • Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show
  • Darrell Webb Band
  • Kevin Prater Band

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  • Marty Raybon & Full Circle
  • Flatt Lonesome
  • Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers
  • Larry Gillis & Swampgrass
  • Little Roy & Lizzy Show
  • Larry Efaw & Bluegrass Mountaineers
  • Wildwood Valley Boys
  • Wildfire
  • Jesse McReynolds & Virginia Boys
  • Melvin Goins
  • Feller & Hill & Bluegrass Buckaroos

Friday, September 23, 20162016-uncle-pen-workshops

Saturday

  • Larry Sparks
  • Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver
  • Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out
  • Bobby Osborne
  • Band of Ruhks
  • Ralph Stanley II
  • Kenny & Amanda Smith
  • Rickey Wasson
  • Audie Blaylock
  • Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome
  • Raymond Fairchild
  • Tommy Brown

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