Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival
Thursday, June 14-Saturday, June 16
$25-$30/$75 three-day pass, children 12 and younger are free, all-ages
The 41st Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival began on Saturday, June 9 and will continue for eight days, wrapping up this Saturday, June 16. The oldest continuous running bluegrass festival in the world is located 5 miles north of Nashville, Ind.
The lineup for the last three days of the festival is as follows.
Thursday, June 14: Marty Raybon and Full Circle, the Grascals, Jeanette Williams Band, Hit-n-Run Bluegrass, Melvin Goins and Windy Mountain, David Parmley and Continental Divide, Special Concensus, Goldwing Express.
Friday, June 15: Bill Monroe Sunset Jam, J.D. Crowe and the New South, Bobby Osborne and Rocky Top X-Press, Jesse McReynolds and the Virginia Boys, James King Band, Ralph Stanley II, Melvin Goins and Windy Mountain, Paul Williams and Victory Trio, Gerald Evans and Paradise, Tommy Brown and County Line Grass.
Saturday, June 16: Dr. Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys with special guest Jim Lauderdale, J.D. Crowe and the New South, Alecia Nugent, the James King Band, the Charlie Sizemore Band, Paul Williams and Victory Trio, Tommy Brown and County Line Grass.
Included with the purchase of a festival ticket is admission to Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame, Museum and Uncle Pen’s Cabin, all activities at the Artist Workshop Stage and the “Bluegrass Now” Youth Activity Tent, food concessions, merchants and the Bean Blossom Flea market.