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


Mustered Courage at WOB

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

During World of Bluegrass at the start of October, we had a nice chat with two of the members of Mustered Courage, who were at the tail end of a lengthy US tour from their native Australia. These guys have an interesting approach, blending acoustic […]


Junior Sisk interview at IBMA

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

We caught up with Junior Sisk at IBMA earlier this month to talk about his latest Rebel release, Trouble Follows Me. He also shared some information about new members of his road band, Ramblers Choice, and what they have planned for the rest of 2014 and […]


Doyle Lawson at World of Bluegrass

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just as things were wrapping up during the busy IBMA week in Raleigh earlier this month, Doyle Lawson stopped in to talk with David Morris about all things Quicksilver.  


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.