Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival

JUNE 8-15

The oldest, continuous running bluegrass festival in the world returns to Brown County.

NASHVILLE, Ind., (May 29, 2019) – Featuring eight straight days of some of the best in bluegrass, Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival is back for a 53rd year, June 8-15 at the Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground. With over 70 bands scheduled to perform from sun up to sun down, no wonder this event is the oldest, continuous running bluegrass festival in the world.
Showcasing top name bluegrass musicians and paying tribute to trailblazer and music legend Bill Monroe, the fest will feature daily performances and music workshops, along with vendors, food, drinks, and more.  
A stellar line up of performers are slated to take the music park’s three outdoor stages this year, including Shenandoah, The Lonesome River Band, Rhonda Vincent, Doyle Lawson, J.D. Crowe, The Cleverlys, Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top X-Press, Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice, Joe Mullins and The Radio Ramblers, Special Consensus, Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time, Kenny and Amanda Smith, just to name a few! A complete schedule of performers is available online at
Daily passes for the festival are $40, three-day combo tickets (Thursday-Saturday) are $115, and eight-day passes are $265. Each ticket includes admission to the festival, its workshops, and to the Bill Monroe Hall of Fame & Country Star Museum and Uncle Pen’s cabin. Tickets may be purchased at the gate or online in advance at
On site cabins and camping are available as well. Be treated to some world-class entertainment, while enjoying Brown County’s natural beauty during an overnight stay at the one-of-a-kind Bill Monroe Campground. Call 812-988-6422 for campsite reservations.
Experience the Mecca of Bluegrass and become part of the tradition at the 53rd annual Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, June 8-15.
For more information on the festival, please visit or call 812-988-6422.