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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Johnny Baier to be inducted into 2019 Hall of Fame

He’s been called the “banjo player’s player” and the “entertainer’s entertainer” - and this September, Johnny Baier will be inducted into the American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame. Baier is no stranger to this museum as he has served as the Executive Director since 2004, sharing his knowledge, tale Read More

Thursday, April 04, 2019

American Banjo Museum Partners with Steve Martin

The American Banjo Museum is excited to be partnering with actor, comedian and banjo player, Steve Martin, for a very special upcoming event in New York City. Since its first presentation in 2010 to Noam Pikelny of The Punch Brothers, the annual announcement of the winner of the Steve Martin  Read More

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Alan Munde & Tim May Concert at the ABM

The American Banjo Museum is pleased to welcome two icons of the acoustic music world to Oklahoma City. On Friday, April 19th banjoist Alan Munde and multi-instrumentalist Tim May will entertain museum visitors in a special concert. Munde and May met at Camp Bluegrass at South Plains Colle Read More

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

OKC to celebrate the life and legacy of Jim Henson at the American Banjo Museum

The world’s most famous amphibian, Kermit the Frog, will soon be on display in Oklahoma City as the star of a new exhibit at the American Banjo Museum. Opening in early September, Jim Henson – Life and Legacy fondly remembers the optimistic visionary who created the Muppets and positively influe Read More

Friday, July 27, 2018

Béla Fleck to headline BANJO FEST 2018 concert

OKLAHOMA CITY (August 1, 2018) ─ The American Banjo Museum is proud to announce the return Oklahoma engagement of 16 time Grammy© winning artist, Béla Fleck – joining Nitty Gritty Dirt Band founder, John McEuen, roots music icon, Tony Trischka and Canadian television personality, Tim A Read More

Saturday, July 14, 2018

American Banjo Museum Presents “Philadelphia’s Mummer’s – Struttin’ Their Stuff”

An exciting new exhibit, Philadelphia Mummers – Struttin’ Their Stuff - is now open at the American Banjo Museum in Oklahoma City’s historic Bricktown district. Showcasing the music, history and flamboyant costumes that have been the trademarks of the Mummers for over 100 years, this unique exhi Read More

Thursday, May 31, 2018

American Banjo Museum Hosts Third Annual Americana Fest Family Music Event June 23th

OKLAHOMA CITY (June 1, 2018) ─ It’s summer, and that means it’s time for the American Banjo Museum’s third annual family music celebration, Americana Fest! Scheduled for Saturday, June 23th from 11AM to 5PM in the heart of the Bricktown entertainment district, Americana Fest features great music Read More

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


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