Category: Bluegrass Asociations News

Baucom to go into Blue Ridge Music HoF

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame in Wilkesboro, NC has announced the inductees for their 2015 class, and it includes bluegrass greats Terry Baucom, Lulu Belle and Scotty, and The Lewis Family. Also chosen for this year are songwriter Si Kahn, country artist Ronnie Milsap, […]

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IBMA Board Band to perform in May

| April 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Many of us know that the Board of Directors of the International Bluegrass Music Association is largely made up of bluegrass musicians, but how often do we get a chance to see them play? Well anyone who’s in Nashville on May 11 will have an opportunity […]

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Bluegrass Museum secures final funding for IBMC

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
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At a press conference earlier this afternoon in Owensboro, KY, Governor Steve Beshear committed the Commonwealth of Kentucky to provide the necessary funds to complete the new International Bluegrass Music Center overlooking the Ohio River in downtown Owensboro. The center will serve as the new home […]

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EBMA announces new Board of Directors

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The European Bluegrass Music Association has selected several new members for their Board of Directors. At their annual meeting at the Munich Bluegrass Festival earlier this month, four current members left the Board: Angelika Torrie, Rienk Janssen, Petr Brandejs and Christopher Howard-Williams. Their departures were anticipated, but […]

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Photos from European Bluegrass Gathering

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Thanks to Stu Vincent, a newly-assigned member of the Board of Directors for the European Bluegrass Music Association, for sending along these photos from the presentation of awards at last weekend’s European Bluegrass Gathering during the Munich Bluegrass Festival in Germany. They are of the […]

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World of Bluegrass registration opens up this month

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced that event and hotel registration for the 2015 World of Bluegrass and Wide Open Bluegrass in Raleigh, NC will begin at the end of this month. Members of the IBMA can register for the Business Conference (9/29-10/1), and […]

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EBMA announces 2015 Bluegrass Pioneers and Personalities Awards

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The European Bluegrass Music Association, the unaffiliated counterpart to the International Bluegrass Music Association in the US, has announced the 2015 recipients of their Bluegrass Pioneers and Personalities Awards. This serves as a Hall of Fame of sorts, noting musicians, promoters, journalists, DJs, luthiers,and experts of various […]

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Congrats to the Leadership Bluegrass class of 2015

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has released a photo of the 2015 graduating class of Leadership Bluegrass. OK… “graduating” may be laying it on a little thick, but these are the folks who completed the organization’s annual three-day seminar which seeks to bring together both current […]

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Bluegrass Museum benefit with Vince Gill and The Time Jumpers

| March 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Museum in Owensboro, KY has been announced as the beneficiary of a gala event at the Owensboro Convention Center on April 17. Billed as the 2015 Mayor’s Gala, the event will feature entertainment from Vince Gill and The Time Jumpers. More than a […]

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Ben Eldridge to accept 2015 Monument Award

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
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Forty-four years after he invited some friends over to play music in his Bethesda, MD, basement, Ben Eldridge is on a roll. Last fall, he and other original members of the Seldom Scene were inducted into IBMA’s bluegrass hall of fame. This Friday, he’ll receive […]

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