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David Adkins at WOB 2013

| October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

David Adkins stopped by our Bluegrass Today press room during the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass in Raleigh last month for a chat with David Morris.  


Larry Cordle at WOB 2013

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s another artist interview we captured during World of Bluegrass 2013 in Raleigh. This time it’s Daniel Mullins interviewing Larry Cordle.  


The I in IBMA

| October 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

Bluegrass has been gradually working itself into a worldwide phenomenon, and this year’s convention of the International Bluegrass Music Association really gave one a chance to see that. I made friends from all over Europe, Australia, and Asia while in Raleigh. Pieter Groenveld from the […]


Williamson Branch serenades us at WOB 2013

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Williamson Branch is a young family band from the Nashville area, featuring Kevin and Debbie Williamson and their three young daughters, Melody, Kadence and Caroline. Bluegrass fans will recognize Kevin as the guitarist with The Farm Hands Quartet, one of the busiest Gospel bluegrass bands in […]


Russell Moore and Wayne Benson at IBMA 2013

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Among the bluegrass celebrities we caught up with last week in Raleigh were Russell Moore and Wayne Benson from IIIrd Tyme Out. We talked about Timeless Hits From The Past, Bluegrassed, their current album with Cracker Barrel, and how working with such a powerful market […]


The Meyers at IBMA

| October 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

World of Bluegrass each year is full of surprises. Usually they’re mostly positive, though you do occasionally hear of a stolen instrument or a piece of lost luggage among the regular attendees. This year the surprises we encountered were all good, primarily the talented young […]


Clyde Moody’s last guitar in Raleigh

| October 3, 2013 | 6 Comments

While we were in Raleigh last week for the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass convention, we had a lovely visit with Connie Matthews, nephew of the great Clyde Moody. Connie had recently acquired Uncle Clyde’s last guitar, a Martin D-28 which was custom made for him […]


Mike Munford at WOB 2013

| October 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

One of the most emotionally satisfying moments for me during last Thursday’s IBMA Awards presentation was seeing Mike Munford accept the Banjo Player of the Year trophy for 2013. Mike has been the “banjo players’ banjo player” for many years, but unless you ran in […]


Seminars at IBMA 2013

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

IBMA’s World of Bluegrass gives folks many chances to meet and learn from others in the industry, both from experts on panels and just chances to mix, mingle and swap stories with other musicians, broadcasters, mangers, and festival promoters. I attended a few of the seminars […]


IBMA chat with the Ozaki Brothers

| September 30, 2013 | 5 Comments

This year’s World of Bluegrass in Raleigh was chock full of highlights, but few that we experienced in the Bluegrass Today press office can match this delightful interview Tara Linhardt conducted with Yasushi and Hisashi Ozaki on Thursday afternoon following their acceptance of a Distinguished Achievement Award […]