BG Music History

Bowling Green, KY is home to some of the most influential names in music history, spanning all genres and appealing to all ages, genders, races and creeds. Our fertile soil has burgeoned the seeds of the Ragtime and Newgrass genres, along with some of the most prodigious artists in the genres of rock, soul, bluegrass, and Americana music to date. From legendary performers like Ernest Hogan and Sam Bush, to sententious songwriters like Chris Carmichael and Bill Loyd, our fair city certainly has some stories to tell, and Hear BG is bringing them all to you.

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Music History Timeline