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ROMP 2017 Daily Schedule Released

This year's ROMP is filled to the brim with outstanding artists like the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Punch Brothers, Los Lobos, Dailey & Vincent, and the list goes on. Is there a particular artist you want to see? Check out the daily schedule!

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We Banjo 3 via YouTube
We Banjo 3 via YouTube
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Final Artists Announced for ROMP 2017 [VIDEO]

Have you got your tickets to the biggest & best bluegrass festival around? ROMP 2017 just added more acts to their already amazing line-up! What are you waiting for?

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NPR Music via YouTube
NPR Music via YouTube
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Lineup Announced for ROMP 2017

ROMP has become one of the most attractive music festivals the nation has to offer for some of the best musicians the WORLD has to offer. 2017 will be no exception.

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Grant
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The ROMP App Is Live

These days, there's a mobile app for everything, and now, there's one for ROMP.

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ROMP Fest Vendor, Volunteer, Street Team Applications Now Available

ROMP Fest is the musical festival in the Tri-State and here is your chance to get involved! Applications are now being accepted for vendors, volunteers and street team members. Here's how you can apply!

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Erin Grant
Erin Grant
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Throwback Thursday: John Prine’s Debut Album [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

I was introduced to John Prine through my cousin Alex. I know, I didn't hear a John Prine song until about fifteen years ago. I didn't know about his Western Kentucky and Muhlenberg County connections. I didn't know the song "Paradise", yet. I did know I was going to like Mr. Prine and his honest stories about life and what he knew.

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ROMP 2015 Artist Annoucned!

If you've never been to ROMP Fest, you are missing out on one of the coolest music festivals in the Southeast and it's right here! Yep, ROMP 2015, June 24th - 27th, at Yellowcreek Park is sure to be another success with the announcement of this artist in the line-up...

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Ricky Skaggs In Concert - Night 2
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Ricky Skaggs Headlining ROMP Tonight! Here’s Jac’s Interview With Him [VIDEO]

ROMP Fest 2014 is well underway and I had the pleasure to recently interview Friday's headliner, Bluegrass legend, Ricky Skaggs. He and the Kentucky Thunder will be on the main stage at Yellow Creek Park Friday night! I've interviewed dozens of artists, but none have been as gracious and humble as Mr. Skaggs was. We chatted about his amazing career, today's country and more.

Here's some of our interview, I hope you take a listen!

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JG
JG
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ROMP 2014 Cooks Up Some Fine Music And Tasty Food! [PHOTOS]

I think it's safe to say by now that we all know how much I love food, right? Well, leave it up to me to be blown away by the amazingness of the food at ROMP Fest 2014, ha! Of course the music is awesome. But, I bet you had no clue how huge of a selection of food ROMP has to offer.

Well, take a look at some of this year's food options for you, while you're enjoying some of the best music around this weekend at ROMP. You'll see some local favorites, some organic options and a place that puts anything and everything on a biscuit! Mmmm....

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Rick Diamond/Getty Images Entertainment
Rick Diamond/Getty Images Entertainment
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Old Crow Medicine Show Returning To ROMP, Releasing New Music [VIDEO]

You recall I showed you all those ticket stubs the other day; well, I didn't have the one from when I went to the 2007 Master Musician's Festival in Somerset. It was at that show I saw Old Crow Medicine Show live for the first time. The newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame will be returning to ROMP at Yellow Creek Park in Owensboro this Saturday night.

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KET, Les Leverett
KET, Les Leverett
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“Powerful: Bill Monroe Remembered” to Premiere Tonight on KET

- by Chris Langdon, International Bluegrass Museum Promotions Director

June is a very busy month for bluegrass music in Owensboro. Down at the International Bluegrass Music Museum we are working hard to make ROMP amazing. We are putting together a party to celebrate not only where bluegrass music has been, but where it is going. However, it is the roots that keep us strong. The roots are why we are here.

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Andrea Behrends
Andrea Behrends
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From Dylan to Darius: The Evolution of “Wagon Wheel” [VIDEOS]

- Chris Langdon, Owensboro Bluegrass Museum

Walk into any Tri-State bar on open mike night and you are sure to hear it, ”Rock me mamma any way you feel…Heeeyyy mamma rock me...

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