45th Annual Bill Monroe’s Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival June 11-18, 2011

45th Annual
Bill Monroe’s Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival
June 11-18, 2011

 
Event Includes Live Album Recording by
Rural Rhythm Records celebrating the 100th anniversary of Bill Monroe’s birth

 
 
The 45th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival will be held June 11-18, 2011 at the Bill Monroe Memorial Bluegrass Music Park & Campground in Bean Blossom (Brown County), Indiana.  The 8-day event includes a stellar line-up of over 50 bluegrass bands, Youth Bluegrass Boot Camp, instrument and vocal workshops, jam sessions, camping, food, vendors, and so much more.  Tickets can be purchased by phone (800) 414-4677 or at  at:  www.beanblossom.US
 
The Bill Monroe Music Park will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Bill Monroe’s birth this year including a special live album recording by Rural Rhythm Records with performances by: Lonesome River Band, Russell Moore & III Tyme Out, Lou Reid & Carolina, Audie Blaylock & Redline, Blue Moon Rising, Grasstowne, Brand New Strings, Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top Express, Carolina Road, The Bartley Brothers, Ronnie Reno with Mike Scott, Ricky Wasson, Dwight McCall, and more.  
 
The YOUTH BLUEGRASS BOOT CAMP takes place Sunday, June 12 – Tuesday, June 14, 2011.  The camp is open to ages 6-18 years and offers over 15 hours of professional instruction in all levels, beginner through advanced for Banjo, Guitar, Fiddle, Bass and Mandolin.  The event is sponsored by CIBA, J.D. Crowe & The New South, Martin Guitars, and the Bean Blossom Jamboree Foundation.  For questions, Sarah Wasson.
 
The 45th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bluegrass Festival’s June 2011 line-up includes:
 
Sunday, June 12, 2011: The Bartley Brothers, Jesse Perdue Band, Sullivan Family, Goldwing Express, Tommy Brown & County Line Grass, Daniel Patrick Band, and Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers.
 
Monday, June 13, 2011: Kenny and Amanda Smith, Don Stanley & Middle Creek, Larry Gillis Band, David Davis & The Warrior River Boys, Newfound Road, Spinney Brothers, Moron Brothers, and Goldwing Express.
 
Tuesday, June 14, 2011: Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Charlie Sizemore Band, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Carolina Road, Wildwood Valley Boys, Spinney Brothers, Moron Brothers, Remmington Ryde, Magnolia Ramblers, and the Youth Boot Camp performs!
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011: Lonesome River Band, The Grascals, J. D. Crowe & The New South, Special Consensus, Jr. Blankenship, Little Roy & Lizzy Show, Remmington Ryde, Magnolia Ramblers, and David Parmley & Continental Divide.
 
Thursday, June 16, 2011: Audie Blaylock & Redline, J. D. Crowe & The New South, Special Consensus, Marty Raybon, The Boxcars, Melvin Goins, The Expedition Show, Sierra Hull, and Larry Efaw.
 
Friday, June 17, 2011: Ronnie Reno & The Reno Tradition, Lou Reid and Carolina, Blue Moon Rising, Brand New Strings, James King Band, Ralph Stanley II, Melvin Goins & Windy Mountain, and Tommy Sells & Big Country
 
Saturday, June 18, 2011: Dr. Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top X-Press, Grasstowne, Jesse McReynolds, James King Band, Karl Shiflett & The Big Country Show, Tommy Sells & Big Country Bluegrass, and Randy Waller & The Country Gentlemen.
 
Sam Jackson and George Riddle will emcee the event with sound provided by Tom Feller and J&R Productions.

The Bill Monroe Music Park is located at 5163 SR 135N, Bean Blossom, Indiana  46160.  For  more information including purchasing tickets, directions, complete schedule, and more, please visit: www.billmonroemusicpark.com  or www.beanblossom.US

The 45th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bluegrass Festival is sponsored by:
Dillman Furniture, Martin Guitars, Hope River Entertainment, and Rural Rhythm Records.
 

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