Tag: IBMA

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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Womack and Douglas to host IBMAs

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has today announced that country singer Lee Ann Womack and reso-guitar superstar Jerry Douglas would serve as hosts for the 25th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards. The awards presentation will be held October 2, 2014 at the Duke Energy Center […]

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IBMA Youth Council deadline this week

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
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If you attended the 2013 Wide Open Bluegrass festival in Raleigh, NC, you may recall the IBMA Youth Council stage set up just outside the convention center. Here the organization was showcasing talented young bands (under 25), offering them a chance to both strut their stuff […]

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IBMA requests help with Momentum Awards

| June 5, 2014 | 1 Comment
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With first round ballots out for the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards, the IBMA is also starting work on the Special Awards it bestows. These are selected not by the voting membership at large, but by special committees of bluegrass insiders with particular knowledge and […]

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IBMA World of Bluegrass Film Festival debuts in 2014

| May 15, 2014 | 1 Comment
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For several years the International Bluegrass Music Association had been wanting to do something to nurture and support filmmakers whose work relates to bluegrass music and/or culture. But adding new features to their already jam-packed week of activities was something of a challenge. In 2014, they are delighted […]

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Wanderlust in June from the Davidson Brothers

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Australia’s Davidson Brothers, Hamish and Lachlan, have completed work on a new album, Wanderlust, which is due to hit on June 20. The brothers are the continent’s most celebrated bluegrass act, and are also quite popular in the thriving Aussie country music market. Their sound […]

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IBMA to stay in Raleigh through 2018

| May 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Earlier today, the International Bluegrass Music Association and the city of Raleigh, NC announced that they have extended their contract to host the annual World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh for an additional three years. When the IBMA/Raleigh partnership was initially made public in 2012, […]

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IBMA announces 2014 showcase artists

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the invited showcase artists who will perform on their late night Bluegrass Ramble stages, and at various other events during World of Bluegrass and the Wide Open Bluegrass festival (September 30 – October 4) in Raleigh, NC. IBMA […]

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Changes for WOB 2014

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced some changes for the 2014 World of Bluegrass events. This will be second year in their new location of Raleigh, NC, running from September 30 through October 4. Over those five days, IBMA will host their three-day business […]

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