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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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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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