2016 World of Bluegrass showcase artists announced

IBMAThe International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the list of artists invited to showcase during the 2016 World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC.

It demonstrates just how widely the selection committee interprets the scope of the bluegrass community worldwide.

Chosen to showcase this year are:

In recent years, showcase artists have been given at least two prominent spots to perform during the conference, either during dinner or lunchtime presentations, or in the after hours Bluegrass Ramble events.

They were chosen from among dozens of acts who submitted applications for invited showcase consideration.

Congratulations and best of luck to the 2016 roster.

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