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International Bluegrass Music Center

A new home for the International Bluegrass Music Museum and Hall of Fame in Owensboro is one step closer to reality.

A groundbreaking for the facility is being held on Thursday, June 23.

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The annual ROMP bluegrass festival has announced its 2016 lineup featuring Old Crow Medicine Show, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives and Lee Ann Womack.  

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Update: Due to a technical issue with the connection to the live feed, we were unfortunately unable to broadcast the live performances. We hope to broadcast a recording of the Punch Brothers performance at a later date. Stay tuned.

We're broadcasting LIVE from the International Bluegrass Music Museum's ROMP Festival Thursday night, with thanks to a partnership with our friends at WNIN in Evansville. The Jive House and The Off Beat will be pre-empted, but you can catch them at their Sunday times: 7 p.m. and 8.

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Chris Thile brings the Punch Brothers back for the fourth time to the International Bluegrass Music Museum's ROMP Festival in Owensboro this month. Thile says he loves the space and the enthusiastic group of festival goers in his Sounds Good conversation with Tracy Ross. He also talks about how being a new father has influenced his music writing, the differences playing in duos and groups and an upcoming performance at Murray State University.

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Singer-songwriter John Prine is set to play the International Bluegrass Music Museum’s ROMP festival in 2015.

Museum Promotions Director Chris Langdon says Prine has been on their list for several years but was unable to play at ROMP due to scheduling issues.

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Return to ROMP 2014 is a two-hour special hosted by WNIN's Steve Burger. Tune in Labor Day, Monday, September 1 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., preempting Sounds Good.

The program features two hours of music and conversation with:

ROMP, the bluegrass roots and branches festival returns to Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro next weekend, with headlining acts Old Crow Medicine Show, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Sam Bush Band, Del McCoury Band, and many others. On Sounds Good, Chris Langdon, Promotions Director for the International Bluegrass Museum, previews the festival with Tracy Ross.

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Ricky Skaggs is headlining the 10th annual ROMP bluegrass music festival in Owensboro’s Yellow Creek Park this June.

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The 10th ROMP bluegrass music festival in Owensboro is releasing its lineup tomorrow for the June event.

International Bluegrass Music Museum Assistant Director Carly Smith says last year the three-day festival brought in about 21,000 people to hear 27 different acts. The festival is at the same location this year in Yellow Creek Park June 26-28 .

Join us on Labor Day for a special program featuring highlights from the ROMP music festival in Owensboro! Hear performances featuring Doyle Lawson, The Deadly Gentlemen, Della Mae, The SteelDrivers, and David Wax Museum. This show will preempt Sounds Good on Monday, September 2, at 11 am. See more at rompfest.com.

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