Category: IBMA 2013

Lilly Drumeva at IBMA

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Lilly Drumeva is another of the European bluegrass artists who made it to the World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC this past September. She lives in Bulgaria and performs bluegrass and swing music in her homeland. We spoke with her about performing back home, […]

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Feller & Hill go full time

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Back in Raleigh during IBMA week, we had a nice chat with Feller & Hill. They caught us up with their comings and goings, a Boys From Indiana tribute album they have coming up, and how they found themselves working as full time artists sooner […]

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A chat with The Spinney Brothers

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
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During the World of Bluegrass convention in September, we had a nice chat with The Spinney Brothers who on the day we spoke, were preparing for the IBMA Awards where they were nominated as Emerging Artist of the Year.  

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Lindsay Lou talks Flatbellys

| October 29, 2013 | 1 Comment
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One of the more interesting young bands plying their trade along the edges of bluegrass, Americana and contemporary pop music is Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys. The group is based in Michigan, but tours extensively across the US. Their curious name came from the bumping […]

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Eric Gibson talks songwriting and more

| October 24, 2013 | 1 Comment
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David Morris caught up with Eric Gibson, one half of the Gibson Brothers, as IBMA week in Raleigh was winding down last month. They talked about songwriting and a loose concept for the brothers’ next album. Eric also shared some reflections on reaching such a […]

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Checking in with Bill Evans

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
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Here’s an interview with banjo man Bill Evans, conducted during IBMA week in Raleigh last month. We talked about his two recent recordings (In Good Company and Fine Times at Fletcher’s House), and his upcoming Sonny Osborne Banjo Camp in Nashville.  

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Nice chat with the Baucoms

| October 18, 2013 | 1 Comment
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During IBMA week in Raleigh last month, we had the chance for a nice chat with Cindy and Terry Baucom, both of whom had a busy World of Bluegrass. Terry took home the 2013 Recorded Event of the Year award for the song What’ll I […]

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Steve Gulley is keeping busy

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
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David Morris had a nice chat with Steve Gulley last month in Raleigh, where they caught up on Steve’s busy schedule and multiple projects going on this Fall. In addition, Steve’s remarks about Tony Rice speaking at the Awards Show were especially poignant, and not […]

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Joe Mullins and Junior Sisk

| October 13, 2013 | 1 Comment
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We caught up with Joe Mullins and Junior Sisk in Raleigh last month, where they talked about their new Hall 0f Fame duets project on Rebel Records.  

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Hot pickin’ kids all over IBMA

| October 11, 2013 | 2 Comments
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The IBMA has been doing a great job of trying to come up with ways to encourage young pickers to be play bluegrass and to be a part of the IBMA. The future of bluegrass, after all, does lie in their hands. With that in […]

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