Category: Bluegrass Asociations News

Introducing the Missouri Bluegrass Preservation Association

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

To some, when they think of bluegrass music in Missouri, they think of The Dillard’s. Doug, Rodney, Dean Webb, and Mitch Jayne made quite an impact with their darling spot as the Darling family on The Andy Griffith Show. From Salem, Missouri, these boys took […]


Election results for the North Florida Bluegrass Association

| November 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over this past weekend, the North Florida Bluegrass Association held elections to determine its leadership for the next year. The group has been together and promoting bluegrass in both north and central Florida, and southeast Georgia, for more than 30 years. Popular Florida entertainer and festival […]


Dailey & Vincent exhibit coming to IBMM

| November 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY has announced January 13, 2017 as the official opening of their newest exhibit, A Decade of Dailey & Vincent: An American Music Journey. This will be the final exhibit installed at the museum before they move to their new […]


Deadline today for Leadership Bluegrass

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

November 15 is the deadline to submit your application for a spot in the 2017 Leadership Bluegrass class in Nashville. The three-day program run by the International Bluegrass Music Association is designed to identify future leaders in bluegrass music, and both begin training them as such […]


2016 BMAI Award Winners

| November 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The winners of the 1st Annual Bluegrass Music Association of Iowa Awards were announced during an awards show in Moravia, Iowa on Sunday October 30, 2016. Awards were distributed as the closing event at the Association’s 7th Annual Honey Creek Resort Festival. And the winners are: Guitar Player of […]


Jerry Douglas is a Bluegrass Star!

| October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

At this past weekend’s Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival and Chili Cook-Off in Farmers Branch, Texas, Jerry Douglas accepted the 2016 Bluegrass Star Award from the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation. Douglas is the sixth recipient of this annual award, instituted in 2010 to honor artists who advance bluegrass music and bring it […]


World of Bluegrass 2016 numbers released

| October 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The International Bluegrass Music Association and the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau have released some numbers from last month’s World of Bluegrass week in Raleigh, NC. They show strong participation by both locals and visitors to the area, with an estimated economic impact of $11.5 million […]


More from the weekend at WOB ’16

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Trying to catch up on World of Bluegrass 2016 images… Here’s another gallery from Frank Baker.


BMAI Bluegrass Awards nominees announced

| October 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Bluegrass Music Association of Iowa will hold its first ever awards ceremony later this month to recognize bluegrass artists in the state. Like the IBMA awards on which they are patterned, these BMAI honors are meant to salute performers for outstanding work over the […]


Wide Open Bluegrass 2016 closes out on Saturday

| October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Saturday at Wide Open Bluegrass 2016 was a beautiful day full of histories, great stories about the people and instruments that created and formed bluegrass and its sound, and loads of great music, and things to do throughout the town. A true highlight of the […]