Category: Bluegrass Asociations News

IBMA announces 2016 Special Awards Nominees

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the nominees for its 2016 Special Awards, which go to those who work in our industry outside the artists and performers whose work is highlighted during the gala awards ceremony during World of Bluegrass week. Winners will be announced […]

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Scott Street Five String Finals expands to include old time

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Entries are now being accepted for the 2nd annual Scott Street Five String Finals competition, to be held in Richmond, VA on October 8. Held in conjunction with the Richmond Folk Festival, the competition is hosted in honor of the late Scott Street, a prominent […]

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IBMA names Hull and Tyminski as 2016 Awards Show hosts

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The IBMA has announced that Sierra Hull and Dan Tyminski will serve as the hosts for the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Awards on September 29 in Raleigh, NC. This 27th annual event will be held at the Duke Energy Center just a block away from the Raleigh […]

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Fundraising begins for Bill Monroe Museum

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Rosie, KY has been selected as the future site of a Bill Monroe Museum, just a short distance from where the great man was born and raised on Jerusalem Ridge. Officials with the Ohio County Tourism Commission have adopted “The Home of Bluegrass” as their […]

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Butch Robins to Bill Monroe HOF

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Butch Robins, banjo player with Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys from 1977 to 1981, has been announced as the 2016 inductee into the Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame. The official induction will take place during the Bill Monroe Hall of Fame & Uncle Pen […]

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Live camera feed at IBMM

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Are you excited about the new International Bluegrass Music Center being built in Owensboro, KY? A lot of people are, especially the staff and management of the International Bluegrass Music Museum, which will move into the Center when it is completed in the spring of […]

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2016 IBMA Award Nominees

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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At a press conference earlier this morning aired on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction, the International Bluegrass Music Association announced the final nominees for their 2016 International Bluegrass Music Awards, along with this year’s Hall Of Fame Inductees and Distinguished Achievement Award recipients. The winners will be announced […]

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Hall exhibit opens at IBMM

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY has opened their special Tom T. and Dixie Hall exhibit, which will remain open at the museum through June of 2017. It includes artifacts from the private collection of Tom T. and his late wife, Dixie Hall, […]

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IBMA extends Momentum Award nominations

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has extended the deadline to submit names to be considered for their 2016 Momentum Awards. These annual awards are designed to highlight bluegrass artists and industry people in the early years of their musical careers, and recognize them for their achievements. The […]

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Country Music HOF to feature Seckler book

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
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On July 22, 2016, The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville will feature a discussion with Penny Parsons, author of Foggy Mountain Troubadour – The Life and Music of Curly Seckler. The book, recently published by the University of Illinois Press, covers […]

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