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Member Bands

Click on the names below to learn about each of these stellar bands, all of whom are helping to preserve the history, artifacts, and collections of bluegrass music by being annual members of this museum. Your group can become members, too, by donating $150 per band per year to help us preserve the history of this genre. Your band then receives a link here on the IBMM website. Additionally, each band member receives a 10% discount on museum merchandise and tickets to events. free entry to jam sessions, and free admission to the museum! As a added bonus, when festival promoters or others needing bands call the museum to ask for ideas on whom to present, member bands are the first we recommend.


Al HawkesAshleigh Caudill & Narrow Gauge

Baker Boys

Bill Wells and the Blue Ridge Mountain Grass

Blind Corn Liquor Pickers

The Brombies

Butch Waller and High Country


Chris Stuart & Backcountry

Cream City

County Line Bluegrass

Curly Seckler

Dick Staber & Judith Chasnoff

Doyle Lawson

Dry Branch Fire Squad

Frank Ray and Cedar Hill

Highway 41

Jack Hicks & Summertown Road

James King Band

Kickin’ Grass

Larry Stephenson BandLonnie & Charlene Hoppers

McCormick Brothers

Mountain Top Bluegrass

Missouri Bluegrass Boys

The New Anthem Band

The Persimmon Sisters

Petersen Family Band

Pine Mountain Railroad

Phil Zimmerman’s

Playing On The Planet

The Reunion Band

Southern Sun

Special Consensus

Steve Stern & The New Anthem Band


Swanson Family

Tim O’Brien

Timberline Drive Bluegrass Band

Town Mountain


Hours of Operation

Regular hours:
Tuesday - Saturday
10am-5:00pm CST
1pm -4pm CST

Closed on Mondays

Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day.


Museum members always get in free
Adults / Seniors: $5
Students: $2
Children under age 6: free
Group Rates: Call 270-926-7891
Special pricing & event packages are available for tours or groups.
Call 270-926-7891 to arrange a unique trip, live performance, or guided tour:

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Museum Entrance
117 Daviess Street
Owensboro, KY 42303
between the Ohio River & 2nd Street

Mailing Address
International Bluegrass Music Museum
207 East Second Street
Owensboro, KY 42303

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Gold Membership Payment Plans
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Artifact Donations
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email Chris Langdon

Gift Shop Manager
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email Beth Tibbitts