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Herb Lambert passes

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Herb Lambert, master mandolinist and teacher from western North Carolina has died at 88 years of age. He was known for his ability to play in the Bill Monroe style, and for carrying those techniques forward to songs other than one Monroe had himself recorded. […]

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2016 IBMA Awards show photos

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Frank Baker shot a great many photos at last night’s International Bluegrass Music Awards. Here is a gallery of some of them.

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Frank Baker’s Thursday photos at WOB ’16

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here is Frank Baker’s final round of images from Thursday afternoon at World of Bluegrass 2016.

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Bankesters suffer first casualty of IBMA

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The Bankesters came to World of Bluegrass 2016 to spread the word about their upcoming Nightbird album on Compass Records, and do some networking within the industry. Everything was going swimmingly until this morning, when Phil headed out to the hotel parking lot to hop in […]

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James King Memorial at World of Bluegrass 2016

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Sometimes it’s difficult to cope with the fact that many legends within bluegrass are aging. It’s especially tough hearing about their ailments, and worse yet when we all too often learn of their passing. We’ve lost far too many of them in the last year. […]

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More Wednesday photos from WOB ’16

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Here is a gallery of Frank Baker’s images from Wednesday at World of Bluegrass 2016. He’s shooting the awards show tonight, and we’ll get his photos up as soon as we can.

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2016 IBMA Awards results

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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It seems that a lot of folks haven’t gotten the word that there is no live stream of the International Bluegrass Music Awards Show from Raleigh tonight. The IBMA let us know a few weeks ago that they had lost a major sponsor that made […]

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Tara’s Wednesday World of Bluegrass report

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Wednesday was another day of overwhelming options with so many cool things to see and learn about. There were the obvious music showcases of performers, the Momentum Awards Luncheon, and workshops on many aspects of the business. One of the things I find people often have […]

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2016 IBMA Special Awards

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Today during their annual World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC, the IBMA distributed their 2016 Special Awards. These are honors for individuals and organizations who work behind the scenes in the bluegrass music industry, in radio, media, graphic arts, and festival management. The luncheon […]

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The latest thing: POV jam videos

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The indubitable Russell Carson, crack banjoist with Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder and enterprising bluegrass photographer/videographer, has posted the latest thing in music archiving – the POV video! Many types of action photography, from the sublime to the discreditable, now utilize this point of view […]

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