2019 Leadership Bluegrass Retreat

Everything You Need to Know

Monday, April 15, 2019

Noon-3pm:        Check-in – The Lobby of Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum
3:00pm              Welcome & Introductions – The Woodward Theatre
3:30pm              Keynote
5:00pm              Reception + Event: A History of Bourbon & Bluegrass featuring the Whiskey Professor, Bernie Lubbers
(for those not  wanting to participate in a bourbon tasting, we will have a tea tasting).
6:30pm              Dinner
7:30pm              Retreat Topic Selection
8:00pm              Activity
9-11:30pm         Jamming & Socializing – The Woodward Stage, The Exhibit Area (Pickers Corner and Festival Stage), & The Lobby
11:30pm-?          Late Night Jamming – Hampton Inn Meeting Room

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

7:15am               Yoga with Lucy Weberling – Hampton Inn
8:00am               Breakfast at the Hampton Inn & Suites
9:15 am              Work Session – The Gallery Room at the Bluegrass Hall of Fame
Noon                 Lunch
1:30 pm              Session – The Gallery Room
4:45 pm              Afternoon Networking Break
6:30 pm              Moonlite BBQ (not included in registration fee)
After dinner         Picking Party

Wednesday April 17, 2019
7:15 am              Yoga with Lucy Weberling – Hampton Inn
8:00 am              Breakfast at the Hampton Inn & Suites
9:15 am              Session – The Gallery Room
10:15 am             Retreat Wrap Up – Closing Activity – Class Photo
11:00 am             Check Out

Registration is only for the 2019 Leadership Bluegrass Retreat event. You will book your lodging separately. (See below.)

Most events at the retreat take place at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum.

Registration includes:

  • Monday dinner
  • Tuesday lunch
  • Workshops
  • Bluegrass & Bourbon history lesson and tasting
  • Tour of the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum
  • Use of BMHoF&M facilities
  • Non-alcoholic beverages (coffee, tea, soda, water).

Registration (required) is $100.

Register now

You will need to book your lodging separately.

Our retreat hotel is the Hampton Inn and Suites/Downtown
401 W. 2nd St.
Owensboro, KY

Our block rate is $118/night Sunday-Wednesday.
Ask for the “Leadership Bluegrass Alumni Group (IBMA)” block. (We’re pretty sure “Leadership Bluegrass” will suffice.)
If you run into issues regarding our hotel block, please reach out to Laurie Greenberg or Lucy Weberling. (Their email addresses are in the LBG retreat emails.)

Breakfast is included at the hotel Tuesday and Wednesday.

Use this Leadership Bluegrass Roommate Finder to share what nights you’re looking for a retreat roommate. Note: be sure to bookmark the Roommate Finder for easy future reference.





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