Int'l Bluegrass Music Museum
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888-MY-BANJO (toll-free)
270-689-9440 fax
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Gabrielle Gray – Executive Director

Carly Smith – Assistant Director

Chris Langdon - Promotions Director

RaShae Jennings – Curator of Collections

Katie Keller, Marketing

Forrest Roberts - Archivist

Katie Willis – Administrative Assistant

Lexee Blaklee, Archival Assistant

Melisa Anderson – Weekend Gift Shop Hostess

Violet Stearsman – Bookkeeper


Project Staff

Joe Gray, Video Oral History Project Director

Randy Lanham, Education Director and Fiddle Instructor

Jeff Hardesty, Beginning Guitar Instructor: “Saturday Lessons Program”

Fred Bartenstein and Gary Reid, bluegrass biographers for this website

Mike Compton, IBMM Mandolin Camp Director

Myriad CPA, annual independent auditors

Larry Harrington, IBMM attorney


Interns and Seasonal Staff

Seth Murphy, ROMP Stage Manager

Alec Hahus, Centre College

M C Cunningham, Belmont University

Hayley Clark, Belmont University

Hours of Operation

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

Closed on Mondays
However, if you are traveling & can only visit the museum on a Monday, give us a call at 270-926-7891. We're in the office and we'll let you in!

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:

Enjoy the Museum!

888-MY BANJO (toll-free)

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

Facility Rentals
email Carly Smith

Gold Membership Payment Plans
email Gabrielle Gray

Artifact Donations
email Gabrielle Gray

email Chris Langdon

Gift Shop Manager
email Chris Langdon

email Beth Tibbitts