IBMA Special Edition

Here you can find all the stories we are posting at 2014 World of Bluegrass, broken down by articles, videos and photos.

The latest are listed below but you can see all of them here:

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All IBMA 2014 Videos click here

Latest IBMA 2014 Articles


Wide Open Jam – Friday Night Heaven

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The last set of the night at the Red Hat Amphitheater on Friday, at Wide Open Bluegrass, was heaven. Billed as the Wide Open Jam, that was a rather modest description. It was the pinnacle. It was a fine Loar, or a fine pre-war Martin. […]


Final IBMA report from Driven

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year during the IBMA World of Bluegrass, we were delighted to have Driven, one of the invited showcase acts, chronicling their experiences for us at Bluegrass Today. It is both an honor and an opportunity for a group to be invited to showcase, and we thought it […]


IBMA pro membership numbers remain flat

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Coming to Raleigh was a good financial decision for IBMA, but not all of the news has been good. Revenues are up, hand-in-hand with attendance at the end of week music festival. And the association’s overall membership numbers have grown significantly in the two years […]


Latest IBMA 2014 Videos


Donna Hughes talks 2 albums and 20 tunes

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Donna Hughes stopped by for a chat at World of Bluegrass to talk about her two new albums, one with a bluegrass rhythm section, From The Heart, and the other, Fly, with Donna on piano and more of a singer/songwriter vibe.   And here’s her video […]


Larry Stephenson talks Pull Your Savior In

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Larry Stephenson joined us during World of Bluegrass week in September to talk about his latest release, the all-Gospel album Pull Your Savior In. We ended up reminiscing a bit about his days with The Bluegrass Cardinals a bit as well.  


Donna Ulisse at IBMA

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Oops… In yesterday’s post about Donna Ulisse’s new songwriting weekends, I suggested that we didn’t have a chance to speak with her during September’s World of Bluegrass. But of course we did! She and David Morris had a nice chat about her music career, including […]


Latest IBMA 2014 Photos


Final IBMA week photos

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s a final batch of Todd Powers‘ images from the Wide Open Bluegrass festival in Raleigh, NC. Major thanks and a tip of the cap to Todd for his great work!  


More Friday photos from Wide Open Bluegrass

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s some more images from Friday afternoon taken by Todd Powers.


IBMA convention hall

| October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here’s a panoramic shot of the activity in the Exhibit Hall at IBMA 2014.