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New procedures for IBMA Gig Fair in 2014

| August 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
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We’ve written many times before about the multiple reasons someone might consider attending the IBMA World of Bluegrass convention – the expressly business portion held during the week, before the Awards Show and weekend festival. Radio hosts can obtain new recordings and capture interviews, manufacturers […]

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Norman Adams recognized for 40 years

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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This past weekend, bluegrass promoter Norman Adams was presented with a special certificate of recognition from the International Bluegrass Music Association for his 40 years of presenting bluegrass music festivals. It was in August of 1974 that Adams hosted his first festival in Dahlonega, GA. He says […]

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#FlashbackFriday – Gettin’ Pumped for Wide Open Bluegrass!

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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After the final nominations for the 2014 IBMA Awards were announced this past Wednesday, it’s officially time to start counting down to IBMA Week in Raleigh, NC. The bluegrass community takes over downtown Raleigh September 30 through October 4. The week’s festivities include the World of […]

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2014 IBMA Award nominees

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The nominees for the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards have been announced this evening in Nashville. Awards will be presented on October 2 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC. Awards Show tickets are available online. Here are the nominees and recipients as provided by […]

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Take in Wide Open Bluegrass 2014 – free of charge!

| August 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
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If you missed the inaugural year for World of Bluegrass in Raleigh last year, you missed perhaps the best debut for a new host city of any recurring event I have been involved with. The city planners and tourism agencies in Raleigh went above and beyond, […]

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IBMA sez to talent buyers – Come On Down!

| August 8, 2014 | 1 Comment
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Among the changes made to the structure of the 2014 World of Bluegrass is a push to attract more event producers and talent buyers to attend. The move is a fine example of the organization listening and responding to feedback from the membership, in this […]

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Position available at IBMA

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association is looking to fill a new, part-time position at their Nashville headquarters. Here is the official notification: The International Bluegrass Music Association is accepting resumes through August 25, 2014 for a Member Services Specialist: a “customer service,” contract staff position. […]

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IBMA Film Festival announces attractions

| July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The films to be screened during the debut IBMA Bluegrass Film Festival at the 2014 World of Bluegrass Convention have been announced. Eight different projects will be shown, including a pair of highlight films that were selected for special merit. All have been profiled here […]

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Bluegrass band master class at World of Bluegrass

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The IBMA has announced a new seminar for World of Bluegrass Week in Raleigh this year. It’s a band coaching session held in a master class format with Stephen Mougin of the Sam Bush Band. In addition to his work as guitarist with Bush, Mojo is […]

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Strinfdusters…? Fran Solivan…?

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
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At Bluegrass Today, we try to offer our readers the most up-to-date information possible. Therefore, we depend on tips from our readers, industry professionals, and numerous contributors. The following statement comes from longtime tip-giver Katy Hill.  Being an avid lover and follower of bluegrass music, […]

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