2016 SPBGMA International Band Championships

spbgmaThe results are in from the 2016 International Band Championships held during the annual SPBGMA National Convention in Nashville. Bands are invited to compete from all over the US for this prestigious competition that awards $10,000 in prizes to the top ten finishers.

Bands compete in three rounds over two days on the main stage before a panel of industry experts.

The results have been tabulated and the winners for this year are:

  1. Bluegrass Outlaws
  2. The Turkey Creek Band
  3. Clay Bank
  4. The New Balance
  5. Bluff City
  6. Spring Fever Bluegrass Band
  7. Iron Mountain Boys
  8. The Baker Family
  9. Tennessee Tradition
  10. Amanda Cook & Kennesaw Ridge


Congratulations all!

Many thanks to our Special SPBGMA Correspondent, Nick Newlon, who is reporting on the ground in Nashville.

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John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.