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Friday images from Wide Open Bluegrass ’16

| October 7, 2016 | 0 Comments
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We’re winding down our coverage of the 2016 World of Bluegrass and Wide Open Bluegrass events, with only a few more galleries left to post. Here are Tara Linhardt’s photos and a few videos from Friday in Raleigh, NC.   Bill and the Belles at […]

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Young folks at World of Bluegrass 2016

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
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IBMA has done a fantastic job finding ways to include and encourage youth to come and participate at the 2016 World of Bluegrass conference and festival. There were plenty of activities for kids who play music, and for those who don’t. Since 2012 IBMA has had a […]

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More photos from Wide Open Bluegrass ’16

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
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IBMA’s Word of Bluegrass was a whirlwind of meetings, jams, luncheons, awards, and street fair music. Here is a taste of Friday and Saturday’s street fair with everything from a class of youngsters to a guy watching from the roof of the Marriott.

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Key Changes Coming for Hall of Fame Process

| October 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
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IBMA is making some changes in the selection process of Hall of Fame inductees, one public and one done quietly behind the scenes. Starting next year, three members of the Hall of Fame will be added each year, up from two. That will help clear […]

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IBMA’s Wide Open Bluegrass photos

| October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here’s a gallery of Frank Baker’s images from last weekend’s Wide Open Bluegrass festivities, both IBMA’s ticketed festival in Raleigh’s Red Hat Amphitheater and the city’s free, downtown, streetfest.

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Thursday at World of Bluegrass 2016

| October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Our coverage of the 2016 World of Bluegrass will continue over the next several days. Thursday had lots of music to see, and workshops to take, but also offered opportunities for participants to learn more about the IBMA and offer their input to the organization. There […]

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Yet even more photos from Thursday’s Special Awards

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here are some more looks at Thursday’s Special Awards ceremony at the 2016 World of Bluegrass Convention.

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2016 IBMA Awards show photos

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Frank Baker shot a great many photos at last night’s International Bluegrass Music Awards. Here is a gallery of some of them.

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James King Memorial at World of Bluegrass 2016

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Sometimes it’s difficult to cope with the fact that many legends within bluegrass are aging. It’s especially tough hearing about their ailments, and worse yet when we all too often learn of their passing. We’ve lost far too many of them in the last year. […]

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More Wednesday photos from WOB ’16

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here is a gallery of Frank Baker’s images from Wednesday at World of Bluegrass 2016. He’s shooting the awards show tonight, and we’ll get his photos up as soon as we can.

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