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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Earl Scruggs banjo acquired by ABM

No matter what type of banjo or banjo music may be your preference, very few would argue the fact that Earl Scruggs is the name with which the public and musician alike have most closely associated with the banjo during the past half of a century. From his earliest days as an aspiring banjoist in Sh Read More

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

2018 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Each year since 1998 has afforded the American Banjo Museum the opportunity to honor the best of the best in our banjo world with their induction into the American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame. Originally established as The National Four-String Banjo Hall of Fame, early honorees were jazz age fo Read More

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Sowell Family Donates Banjo Ukulele to ABM

During the International Bluegrass Music Association conference held recently in Raleigh, North Carolina, the Sowell Family Pickers stopped by the American Banjo Museum booth to present a very special gift. Strongly rooted in faith coupled with musical excellence, the banjo community has watched Read More

Thursday, December 07, 2017

I’m a pickin’

Written by: Pamm Tucker, Entertainment Editor, Americana Media Group | Photos by: Budd Walker, Americana Media Group What a great way to spend an hour and accomplish something! Recently, I spent an hour with Lucas Ross at the American Banjo Museum where he teaches “Pick a Tune with Lucas”. Read More

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Dom Flemons

Written by: Pamm Tucker, Americana Media Group Photo by: Budd Walker,, Americana Media Group Recently, the American Banjo Museum, Oklahoma Arts Council, and Oklahoma History Center partnered to bring “Back to our Roots: An exploration of Roots Music”. This evening was a discussion of the Read More

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Album Release held at the American Banjo Museum

Lucas Ross, “Banjo Farm” Album Release by Pamm Tucker, Americana Group Media, Entertainment Editor The American Banjo Museum hosted an album release party featuring local television personality and banjo enthusiast, Lucas Ross. Lucas is most known for his humor on his morning tel Read More

Thursday, August 31, 2017

James Bollman to Receive the Jack Canine Award During BANJO FEST 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (August 24, 2017) ─ The American Banjo Museum is pleased to announce internationally known Boston, MA, banjo collector, James Bollman, as the recipient of this year’s Jack Canine Award. Named for the museum’s founder and major benefactor, the award is presented annually to a group or i Read More

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

KRUGER BROTHERS return to Oklahoma to headline BANJO FEST concert

OKLAHOMA CITY (August 1, 2017) ─ The American Banjo Museum is proud to announce the return of the internationally renowned Kruger Brothers to Oklahoma as the headliners of this year’s BANJO FEST concert to be held at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Performing Arts Center at Rose State College in Mid Read More

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

American Banjo Museum Announces BANJO FEST 2017 and Hall of Fame Inductees

OKLAHOMA CITY (July 27, 2017) ─ During the weekend of Sept. 7th – 9th, the focus of the banjo world will be on Oklahoma City as the American Banjo Museum honors the 2017 inductees into the American Banjo Hall of Fame with three days of concerts, informal performances, parties, jams and other mus Read More

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

American Banjo Museum Hosts Second Annual Americana Fest Family Music Event June 24th

OKLAHOMA CITY (June 6, 2017) ─ It’s summer, and that means it’s time for the American Banjo Museum’s second annual family music celebration, Americana Fest! Scheduled for Saturday, June 24th from 11AM to 5PM in the heart of the Bricktown entertainment district, Americana Fest features great mu Read More

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