13th Annual Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff

13th Annual Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff

The Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kickoff is scheduled for January 26 & 27 of 2018.  This event is listed in Kentucky's Top 10 Winter Events.  The featured group this year is Michael Cleveland and the Flamekeepers.  Michael Cleveland is an accomplished fiddle play with a total of 10 IBMA Fiddler of the Year Awards.  His band, The Flamekeepers are extremely accomplished as well with 4  IBMA Instrumental Band of the Year Awards to their credit.


Also joining this year's lineup as always is  Gary “Biscuit” Davis.  Biscuit is the only 4 time National Banjo Champion.  Davis travels the world, playing and teaching others when he is not preforming at The Dixie Stampede in Pigeon Forge, TN.   Biscuit also will invite those who would like to - "Jam with Biscuit" - on stage.  Biscuit is an incredible person and an incredible banjo player.


New to the stage this year is the Trinity River Band.  

Trinity River Band celebrated their 10th Anniversary in 2017 as the most successful, all- in-one-family bluegrass band of the last 6 years! Their last three studio albums have been met with critical acclaim and practical success, with 11 songs out of 34 from the three albums reaching the respected Bluegrass Today Top 20 Charts for a total of a mind-blowing 60 weeks!

Returning for their third year to the KBMK is Kentucky Just Us.  Kentucky Just Us is another family band with tight harmonies and their own unique style.  While only playing for three years they have covered a lot of ground including playing at The Country Music Hall of Fame, on Tim Farmer's Homemade Jam, and several other TV and Radio shows.  


The weekend will be full of fun events for everyone.  In addition to the perfomances in the gym, there will be Bluegrass Music Workshops on Saturday Morning, as well as a Youth in Bluegrass Competition and a Singer - Song writer completion Saturday Afternoon.  

Tickets are $55 per person for the Friday and Saturday night shows including the dinner.  If you would like to see the shows, but skip the dinner, the price is $25.  To just see the show on Friday the price is $15.  

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Bluegrass Jam in Bowling Green

Bluegrass Jam in Bowling Green