additionally blue-grass, music style, 1958, in mention of the the Blue Grass Boys, country music musical organization 1940s-'50s, from "blue" grass (Poa pratensis) attribute of Kentucky, the lawn so-called from 1751. Kentucky has been known as the Bluegrass State since at least 1872; see blue (letter.) + grass.
a form of nation music played at an instant tempo on banjos and guitars
- a location in central Kentucky noted for its bluegrass and thoroughbred horses
- any one of different grasses associated with genus Poa
This is a very talented bunch playing mostly contemporary material with the odd traditional bluegrass tunes played in contemporary style.