Bluegrass Museum Takes First Generation Documentaries On Cruise To Bahamas
By Mike Lawing
March 3, 2007 - 3:00 am
International Bluegrass Music Museum
Owensboro, Kent. — The International Bluegrass Music museum partners with Carnival Cruise Lines, ibluegrass.com, WAMU, bluegrasscountry.org, Caybe Consulting and bluegrass artist Abigail Moore to provide a unique cruise featuring the first high-seas screenings of the museum's Video Oral History Project (VOHP) film documentaries.
Fletcher Bright, the Bluegrass Museum's National Chairman will host the screenings onboard the Carnival ship Victory from May 28 until June 02, 2007 as the ship goes from Charleston, SC to Nassau, Bahamas and back.
The "Bluegrass Jamming Cruise" will provide bluegrass lovers the unique opportunity to experience their favorite music in new ways and places.
Guests will have the opportunity to participate in instrument workshops, private lessons and live shows in addition to the showings of the documentary films featuring Bluegrass Music's First Generation.
The Bluegrass Jamming Cruise instructors will include Jimmy Heffernan (dobro), Russ and Becky Jeffers (Grand Ole Opry, Opryland and television personalities), Alex Leach (bluegrass DJ on WDVX-Knoxville, TN), Daniel Boner, (ETSU Professor of Music), Abigail Moore (singer, songwriter, fiddler), Tony Brewer (guitar and mandolin), Cheryl Chunn (fiddle and dance), Dennis Bottoms (banjo) and Fletcher Bright (fiddler and Film Fest Host.)
For more information, contact the Bluegrass Jamming Cruise at 1-888-448-4224.
The International Bluegrass Music Museum is the only museum of its kind in the world and is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of bluegrass music for fans around the world.