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All-Star Lineup To Headline ROMP Festival

By Mandolin Cafe
May 13, 2012 - 5:00 pm

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All-Star Lineup To Headline ROMP Festival at International Bluegrass Music Museum, Owensboro, Kentucky

All-Star Lineup To Headline ROMP Festival at International Bluegrass Music Museum, Owensboro, Kentucky

Owensboro, Ky. — An all-star lineup including Vince Gill, Old Crow Medicine Show, Punch Brothers and Carolina Chocolate Drops converge on the International Bluegrass Music Museum's annual ROMP festival June 28-30, 2012.

This year's ROMP Festival will feature instrument workshops and late-night events in addition to main stage performances by some of the most exciting acts in bluegrass and roots-and-branches-of-bluegrass music.

ROMP 2012 line-up:
Vince Gill
Old Crow Medicine Show
Punch Brothers
Carolina Chocolate Drops
Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three
Lonesome River Band
The Deadly Gentlemen
Greensky Bluegrass
Farewell Drifters
Jesse McReynolds & Friends a Tribute to Jerry Garcia Songs of the Grateful Dead
23 String Band
NewFound Road
The Expedition Show
Renegade String Band
Some Rye Grass
Snap Jackson and the Knock on Wood Players
Grandview Junction
Renegade String Band
Town Mountain
Arnold Shultz Revival
Don Stanley & Middle Creek
Belfry Fellows
Bawn in the Mash
Higher Ground
County Line Bluegrass
The Museum's massive student brigade the Kentucky BlueGrass AllStars

Free workshops will be held Friday and Saturday afternoon in specified picnic shelters, and nighttime performances and jams will begin after the main stage acts end each night. In addition to these fine, fine performers, Owensboro's best chefs will be offering their specialty items for the hungry at heart, and talented arts and crafts vendors and luthiers will be displaying their artwork and instruments for sale.

"Right On My People, come on down to Owensboro, bring your friends, grab your banjo and your fiddle. Take your dancing shoes cause there'll be all sorts of fine, fine music and kind people, lots of pretty girls, whether in the face, the eye or just in the heart. Don't worry ladies, there'll be plenty of men strong as a bear, and there's others that are barely strong. Great food and don't forget that barbequed hallelujah lamb! So come on down, Right On My People, ROMP ROMP ROMP!"

— Dom Flemons, Carolina Chocolate Drops

Additional information:
(270) 926-7891
ROMP web site


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