Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Music Festival

Pam and Joe are on the road again! This time in Brown County, for the Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Music Festival.

Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame

Retired Indiana State Trooper and long-time friend of Bill Monroe Jim Peva shares the story of how he came to know the Father of Bluegrass and takes us on a tour of Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame and Country Star Museum.

Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park and Campground

We journey through the Bill Monroe Memorial Music Park and Campground to visit with a whole mess o’ characters that have traveled from around the country to attend the Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festivial

Youth Bluegrass Boot Camp

Kids learn all the skills – from pickin’ to strummin,’ plus getting that yodel and drawl just right. It’s a three day intensive course in bluegrass music that culminates with a show on the main stage.

Bill Monroe performance and interview, 1986

Exclusive, never-before-seen footage of the 1986 Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival and an interview with The Father of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe, shot on-location at his Tennessee farm. Also featuring music and interviews from Doug Dillman and Sharon White.

Guitar Construction

We tag along with a class of students who learn how engineering and art come together in the creation of an instrument.

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