Rest in Peace Glen Wilbourn, "Free Born Man" and Founder of Flint Hill Special

Glen Wilbourn, founder of Flint Hill Special and beloved Bluegrass musician passed away September 25, 2019. Glen's amazing life was celebrated at the 40th Annual Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival, November 9, 2019. Glen is survived by his adored wife, Odessa.

When you say "Free Born Man" you say Glen Wilbourn! And, when you want to know the story of Flint Hill Special, you begin with Glen. Glen Wilbourn founded Flint Hill Special in 1984.

Glen picked with and taught many well known bluegrass entertainers. He and his side-kick, Johnny Miller (pictured above) have delighted thousands of fans while playing festivals throughout the United States. His passing leaves a huge hole in the Bluegrass Community.