Tuesday, April 22, 2008

ROMP ramps up

The International Bluegrass Music Museum's River of Music Party is a festival designed to celebrate the past and future of bluegrass music each June in Owensboro KY, considered by many as the home of bluegrass music. This year's event offers a tasty mix of traditional and progressive bluegrass styles with a lineup featuring The Infamous Stringdusters, Cherryholmes, Crooked Still, Hazel Dickens, Claire Lynch, Cadillac Sky, Dale Ann Bradley, Dry Branch Fire Squad and many more.

The festival opens with a Thursday program June 26 at RiverPark Center's Cannon Hall, including an evening legends concert with The Isaacs, The Lewis Family and The Sullivan Family, with Dry Branch's Ron Thomason emceeing.

The Friday and Saturday program run all day June 27-28 at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro. Other festival highlights include a film series, vendor exhibits, workshops and free camping. For tickets and more information, visit the festival website.

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