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Wide Open Jam – Friday Night Heaven

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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. […]

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Final IBMA report from Driven

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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IBMA pro membership numbers remain flat

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Bluegrass Karaoke at Wide Open Bluegrass 2014

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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In between visits to the exhibit hall and catching a few of my favorite artists at the Wide Open Bluegrass StreetFest yesterday (October 3), I happened upon a fun event taking place on the Workshop Stage inside the Raleigh Convention Center. For most of the […]

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Late week report from Driven

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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This year during the IBMA World of Bluegrass, we are 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 […]

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Banjo flash mob at 2:00

| October 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Calling all banjo players! At least all banjo players down in Raleigh, NC. This afternoon (10/4) at 2:00 p.m. all banjo players are invited to congregate at the Sir Walter Raleigh statue outside the Raleigh Convention Center for a big group photo.We don’t really care […]

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2014 IBMA Award Winners

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Tonight in Raleigh, NC, the 25th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards were distributed at the Duke Energy Center amidst performances by top bluegrass acts and the induction of Neil Rosenberg and the original Seldom Scene in the Hall of Fame. And the winners are: ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR […]

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Lonesome River Band CD release show

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Fans of the Lonesome River Band were in for a treat(-ish) last night (Wednesday, October 1), when the LRB guys chose to premiere their new album from Mountain Home Music Company, Turn on a Dime, as part of the Bluegrass Ramble at IBMA World of […]

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2014 IBMA Special Awards

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The Special Awards from the IBMA were announced during a luncheon earlier today. And the winners are: Bluegrass Broadcaster of the Year – Kyle Cantrell, Bluegrass Junction, Sirius XM Bluegrass Event of the Year – Bluegrass Underground Best Graphic Design for a Recorded Project – […]

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Day 2 for Driven at WOB ’14

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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This year during the IBMA World of Bluegrass, we are 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 would be […]

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