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5th Annual Monroe-Style Mandolin Camp

By Mandolin Cafe
July 6, 2010 - 12:15 pm

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5th Annual Monroe-Style Mandolin Camp

5th Annual Monroe-Style Mandolin Camp

Owensboro, Ky. — The International Bluegrass Museum will host their 5th Annual Monroe-Style Mandolin Camp on September 10-12 in Owensboro.

The greatest single event aimed at preserving the musical legacy and mandolin style of Bill Monroe, the camp includes a faculty consisting of some of the greatest ambassadors of Monroe's music assembled to examine issues related to the development and execution his unique style.

The 2010 Camp Faculty includes:

Mike Compton, Camp Director
Dr. Richard Brown, Associate Director
Bobby Osborne
David Harvey
Skip Gorman

At the Monroe-Style Mandolin Camp, participants will spend three days with six of the finest Monroe-Style experts along with students of the mandolin from all over the world. With registration for the camp capped at 50, an intimate environment allows for ample opportunities to receive personal, hands-on instruction from each of these legends of Monroe-Style mandolin.

Jam with new friends, eat great BBQ, experience rare performances, onstage and off. Enjoy a total immersion in bluegrass music's homeland, history and future at the world's only bluegrass music museum dedicated to preserving the international history and performance art of bluegrass music... all the while surrounded by rare bluegrass artifacts and memorabilia.

Additional information:
Camp web site

Click map pin for driving directions to International Bluegrass Music Museum, 117 Daviess Street, Owensboro, Kentucky.


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July 21, 2010 09:38 AM
anyone going?
Mike Bunting
July 21, 2010 03:21 PM
Hi Eric
Sadly, I won't be able to make it this year.
July 21, 2010 03:37 PM
hey mike just more bbq for me
Mike Bunting
July 21, 2010 04:31 PM
Well I know it's in good hands then!
August 31, 2010 12:46 PM
I am going. Driving from Wisconsin. My first time to the camp I'm really excited 'bout this. And BBQ too? wow!
November 25, 2010 10:28 AM
Are the dates set for 2011? I'd love to go if I don't have a scheduling conflict.
November 25, 2010 10:45 AM
It's usually in September, just a few (two) weeks before IBMA. They'll announce it sometime in spring. You could probably contact the IBMA museum folks and ask when they plan on holding it.
John Gass
November 27, 2010 07:38 AM
You can call and ask Brenda at 1-888-MYBANJO (toll-free).
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