SOIMF and JDMC support Leadership Bluegrass

| November 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thanks to the generosity of attendees at the Fall 2015 Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival, and the kind folks at Janet Davis Acoustic Music, Joe Mullins sent a check this week to the IBMA for $2,000 in support of the organization’s Leadership Bluegrass program. Janet […]


Leadership Bluegrass deadline this week

| November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Applications for the IBMA’s Leadership Bluegrass program in 2016 are due this Sunday, November 15. The annual, three-day seminar will be held in Nashville from March 21-23, 2016. It’s purpose is to familiarize participants with relevant issues facing the music business community, through interaction with a […]


World of Bluegrass 2015 numbers released

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ask anyone who attended the 2015 World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh how it went, and the first thing out of their mouth is likely to be about the rain. And, oh my, did it rain! The third such event hosted by the International Bluegrass Music […]


Final 2015 World of Bluegrass shots

| October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

And one last gallery of Wide Open Bluegrass images from Todd Powers.


Weekend photos from Wide Open Bluegrass

| October 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s a final gallery of images that Becky Johnson shared with us, taken over the last few days of the IBMA events in Raleigh, NC earlier this month. This gallery captures more of the activity away from the stages.


Pete jokes, while Steve plays it straight

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

As it always seems to do, video has surfaced of Steve Martin’s acceptance of a Distinguished Achievement Award during last week’s World of Bluegrass business conference in Raleigh, NC. Steve was honored for his lifetime of support for bluegrass music, and his recent career turn towards […]


Tara’s last batch of WOB ’15 photos

| October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s Tara Linhardt’s final gallery of images from last weekend’s festivities at Wide Open Bluegrass.


More than bluegrass at World of Bluegrass ’15

| October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

I know that there will always be folks arguing that we need more straight traditional bluegrass, or that they would like to hear and open up the music to the various folks who play bluegrass, and also fuse and blend it with other genres like […]


Saturday images from Wide Open Bluegrass ’15

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Todd powers shared this batch of images from Saturday’s stage shows during Wide Open Bluegrass.


Other sights at Wide Open Bluegrass 2015

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Most folks think of IBMA and all the music being played on stages and in hallways and hotel rooms, but for folks taking a break from the music watching or playing, there are other fun options too, like their fantastic bluegrass music related films at […]