IBMA Special Edition

Here you can find all the stories we are posting at 2013 World of Bluegrass, broken down by articles, videos and photos.

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Latest IBMA 2013 Articles

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Hot pickin’ kids all over IBMA

| October 11, 2013 | 2 Comments

The IBMA has been doing a great job of trying to come up with ways to encourage young pickers to be play bluegrass and to be a part of the IBMA. The future of bluegrass, after all, does lie in their hands. With that in […]

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The I in IBMA

| October 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

Bluegrass has been gradually working itself into a worldwide phenomenon, and this year’s convention of the International Bluegrass Music Association really gave one a chance to see that. I made friends from all over Europe, Australia, and Asia while in Raleigh. Pieter Groenveld from the […]

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The Moment

| October 7, 2013 | 3 Comments

Award shows usually disappoint. There’s so much that can go wrong, and even when things go right, the most that can often be said afterward is that awards were handed out and—in the case of the IBMA award show—music was played. You don’t expect a […]

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Latest IBMA 2013 Videos

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Lilly Drumeva at IBMA

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lilly Drumeva is another of the European bluegrass artists who made it to the World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC this past September. She lives in Bulgaria and performs bluegrass and swing music in her homeland. We spoke with her about performing back home, […]

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A chat with The Spinney Brothers

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

During the World of Bluegrass convention in September, we had a nice chat with The Spinney Brothers who on the day we spoke, were preparing for the IBMA Awards where they were nominated as Emerging Artist of the Year.  

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Lindsay Lou talks Flatbellys

| October 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

One of the more interesting young bands plying their trade along the edges of bluegrass, Americana and contemporary pop music is Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys. The group is based in Michigan, but tours extensively across the US. Their curious name came from the bumping […]

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Latest IBMA 2013 Photos

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Hot pickin’ kids all over IBMA

| October 11, 2013 | 2 Comments

The IBMA has been doing a great job of trying to come up with ways to encourage young pickers to be play bluegrass and to be a part of the IBMA. The future of bluegrass, after all, does lie in their hands. With that in […]

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Bluegrass Weather Report – Pickin’ with Walter

| September 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

Here’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent – and a new assistant SBC – with another bonus edition of the Bluegrass Weather Report for the final day of IBMA in Raleigh. Today’s episode covers the banjo flash mob at the statue of Sir Walter Raleigh earlier this […]

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2013 IBMA Awards Show photos

| September 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s the first gallery of Milo Farineau’s images from the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Awards.  

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