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2016 IBMA Momentum Awards

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
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In a luncheon presentation today at the World of Bluegrass convention, the IBMA announced the winners of their 2016 Momentum Awards. These are a special set of honors, designed to recognize industry professionals in the early stages of their careers, including vocalists, instrumentalists, and events, […]

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Photos from World of Bluegrass ’16

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here’s our first batch of photos from the 2016 World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC. These come from this afternoon’s Keynote Address, delivered by Marian Leighton-Levy. The reception for attendees was opened by an official welcome from city leaders, and included remarks from IBMA […]

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Joe Mullins is new IBMA Board Chair

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Today during the annual meeting of the IBMA Board of Directors, Joe Mullins was elected as the new Board Chair. Joe had served previously as the Treasurer of the organization, after having been elected to represent the Artists/Composers/Publishers category by the IBMA membership. He is also […]

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World of Bluegrass kicks off in Raleigh

| September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Things got started this morning here in Raleigh, NC as the IBMA’s 2016 World of Bluegrass convention swings into action. Multiple seminars are going on during the day, with a keynote address from Marian Leighton Levy of Rounder Records at 4:00 p.m. followed by an […]

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Samson video from Cricket Tell The Weather

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Brooklyn’s Cricket Tell The Weather has a new album, Tell The Story Right, and a new performance music video for one of the tracks. It’s for their recently grassified version of Sampson, Regina Spektor’s piano/vocal telling of the story of Samson and Delilah, from her 2002 Songs […]

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Bluegrass Today at World of Bluegrass 2016

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
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It seems most everyone in the bluegrass world is getting keyed up for the 2016 World of Bluegrass convention next week. There’s lots of packing going on this weekend, and a lot of travel plans being checked for bluegrass music’s old home week in Raleigh, […]

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Johnny Walker video from Carolina Blue

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Carolina Blue has released a music video for Johnny Walker, one of the tracks from their current album, Goin’ Home Today. It was written by mandolinist Tim Jones, a founding member of the group. The video was shot and edited by Corey Johnson with M-Pact Studios, […]

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When She Was Mine video from Fireball Mail

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Fireball Mail, winners of the Band Contest at the 2016 Telluride Bluegrass Festival, have released a music video for one of the tracks on their debut album, Bending The Rails. Based in Nashville, this bunch has come a great distance since forming only two years […]

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Join The Jam! from Annie Savage

| September 21, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Colorado fiddler and string educator Annie Savage has a new book, Join The Jam, designed to help string musicians become more comfortable in the somewhat daunting jam session environment. It is meant both for the string student and their teachers. In the book, Savage seeks […]

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40 Blues video from Rebecca Frazier

| September 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Rebecca Frazier has never been one to do as she’s told, starting with “girls don’t play Tony Rice-style lead guitar.” This small but power-packed young woman has shown herself a force to be recognized in the flatpicking world, and her most recent album, When We […]

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