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Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum will open with three-day celebration

August 1, 2018 | 7:07 am

Updated August 1, 2018 | 8:56 pm

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The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum will celebrate the opening of its new location October 18-20, 2018. Three days of music will highlight the past, present and future of Bluegrass music.

Sam Bush

The first night celebrates legends in Bluegrass music with the induction of new members in the Bluegrass Hall of Fame, with performances by current Hall of Fame members and other Bluegrass artists. Attendance is by invitation only.

Mandolin player Sam Bush will perform October 19, 2018, in a sold-out event that will take place in the 450 seat state-of-the art Woodward Theatre.  

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Executive Director, Chris Joslin, stated, “Sam Bush is not only a fan favorite, but he is a huge supporter of the work we do here at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum. He is a Kentucky native and the perfect link between the first-generation artists and the next generation.It’s clear from his performance at ROMP this year that he is at the top of his game.I can’t wait to see him break in Woodward Theatre October 19!”

Yonder Mountain String Band

Saturday features free concerts on the outdoor stage. Called “Downtown ROMP,” it is a full day of of music with Yonder Mountain String Band headlining the day. This is the first day the general public may tour the museum.  

August 1, 2018 | 7:07 am

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