About The Fest
The first "Bean" was held June 11-13, 1999, in the woods of Bill Monroe Music Park in Brown County, Indiana. The Fest continues to hold the charm of a small, friendly gathering of close friends, blues musicians and music lovers.The intimate main stage has a rich history of over 55 years of performances from musicians from all over the world. Jam sessions pop up throughout the festival – campsites, Hippy Hill Stage, and on golf carts. World class music lovers from over 35 states continue to make the annual pilgrimage to attend the Bean Blossom Blues Fest.
"I first have to say thanks to EVERYONE involved in putting the festival together. It was definitely one of best I've been to and a great lineup! The updates to the park are very nice!" FB post
"One of the best Beans ever! The Bean continues to be one of my favorite events each year. There are lots of changes, mostly for the better, to both the festival and the park. I loved seeing that big damn band, and the new showers were great." FB post
"A very heartfelt thank you to Grant Stuart and all of the fantastic staff at The Bean Blossom Blues Fest this year! It was great to be back and to see so many friends and familiar faces. Thank you for having us!" Gordon Bonham
"Thank you Bean Blossom Blues for an amazing night! We caught tremendous sets by Larkin Poe & Cedric Burnside as well." The Record Company
"Making memories and friends" FB Post
Everyone is always welcome at the Bean Blossom Blues Fest – it is Hoosier Hospitality at its best!