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Tuesday’s Bluegrass Ramble

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The 2014 Bluegrass Ramble kicked off last night. Fans and professionals enjoyed seeing old favorites and discovering new bands on eight stages throughout downtown Raleigh. Night two of The Bluegrass Ramble kicked off tonight at 6:00 p.m., and runs until about 2:00 a.m.  

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2014 IBMA Momentum Awards Announced

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The 3rd Annual IBMA Momentum Awards were held this afternoon in Raleigh, NC. The Momentum Awards celebrate the up and coming talent that our music has to offer, and there sure is a lot! Congratulations to all nominees and winners! Performance Award, Band Barefoot Movement […]

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Bela Fleck sees the Light

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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If it’s time for IBMA’s World of Bluegrass, it must be time for another keynote address by a “name” player who has bluegrass in his background but has moved on to other genres. It’s been the organization’s M.O. for the past few years. Doing the […]

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Sir Walter goes banjo crazy!

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Last night when we arrived in Raleigh, there was a flurry of activity by the statue of Sir Walter Raleigh in front of the Raleigh Convention Center. Bland Hoke and his team from Wyoming were setting up a temporary art installation that is all about banjos. […]

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If it’s Tuesday…

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
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…this must be Raleigh. It’s the first day of the 2014 World of Bluegrass here in Raleigh, NC, and things are buzzing. Loading in is taking place in earnest, and the Bluegrass Today crew is getting settled in to our home for the rest of […]

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Driven gearing up for World of Bluegrass 2014

| September 26, 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 […]

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Tell us your favorite bluegrass story

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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While we’re all at World of Bluegrass next week in Raleigh, Bluegrass Today is planning to shoot a batch of brief videos for what we hope can be a semi-regular feature. We don’t yet have a name picked out, but we know it’s something everyone […]

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WAMU to simulcast live show during World of Bluegrass

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Breaking from recent tradition, WAMU’s Bluegrass Country will not be broadcasting live each day during the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass convention next week. Instead, they will be hosting a big bluegrass show on Wednesday, October 1 from 8:00-10:00 p.m. The show will be held at […]

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IBMA announces Momentum Awards nominees

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the nominees for their Momentum Awards, a special honor designed to recognize artists and bluegrass professionals during the early stages of their careers. From these lists of finalists, a committee of experts will select the winners, who will […]

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Dark Cloud Rising from Jon Weisberger

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Jon Weisberger is a powerful man in the bluegrass world. An award-winning songwriter, his music appears on many new releases each year. As a record producer he guides the work of other artists in the studio, most recently Missy Werner’s Turn This Heart Around. And […]

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