Join Big Family on a seven-city tour across Kentucky

Big Family autographed guitar

KET is going on a seven-city tour across Kentucky this summer to preview Big Family: The Story of Bluegrass Music. The feature-length documentary offers a comprehensive look at the history of bluegrass music and showcases footage and recordings from over a half century from some of the genre’s most-celebrated performers.

All events are free and open to the public, but registration is required. Visit to sign up.

Preview event schedule:

Saturday, July 13 in Owensboro at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum
Sunday, July 14 in Paducah at Maiden Alley Cinema
Tuesday, July 16 in Lexington at The Kentucky Theatre
Thursday, July 18 in Morehead at the Morehead Conference Center
Tuesday, July 23 in Murray at Murray State University’s Curris Center Theater
Tuesday, July 30 in Louisville at Kentucky Country Day Theater
Thursday, August 1 in Prestonsburg at Mountain Arts Center

The full film will also be screened on September 11 at 7 pm at the Bill Monroe Homeplace in Rosine, Ky., to kick off the Jerusalem Ridge Bluegrass Music Festival.