Bean Blossom Bluegrass Fest returns to Brown County

Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, the world’s oldest continuous running bluegrass festival, returned to Brown County for its 49th year. For eight consecutive days, more than 70 bands took the stage showcasing some of the best in bluegrass. The family-friendly event also included daily music and instrument workshops. Nestled in the beautiful hills of Brown County is the Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground, proud host of the festival. Dedicated to the memory of Bill Monroe, trailblazer and music legend, this unique venue has become known as the “Mecca of Bluegrass.”