• New IBMA board members 2010

    Each year, the professional members of the International Bluegrass Music Association vote to elect representatives to the organization's board of directors. The board members serve three year terms, with a limited number of seats being up for election each year,

  • Review: Homecoming by Joe Diffie

    It seems to be a a life cycle that must occur for those artists who got their start in bluegrass music but transitioned to the country music world, to return to bluegrass when their country career is over. At times

  • Blueridge Music Hall of Fame 2010

    The Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame has announced their 2010 inductees. Located in the Wilkes Heritage Museum, Wilkesboro, NC, the Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame aims to preserve the rich musical heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Wilkesboro,

  • Vote for Swedish Bluegrass

    Talang 2010 is the 2010 version of Sweden's Got Talent. Swedish bluegrass group Cold Mountain Band made it as far as the semi-finals before the show's judges passed over them. But it's not over yet. Only two groups were selected

  • Sunset Drive in Japan

    Maro Kawabata is a Japanese native who came to the states some 20 years ago. His interest in bluegrass music led him to record a solo project for Copper Creek Records, Carolina Blue, in 2001, and then plan a tour

  • The Beatles To Bluegrass

    Tonight at 7PM, the Austin Peay State University Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts presents “The Beatles to Bluegrass: An Evening of Virtuoso Guitar.” All proceeds from the concert will be given to youth scholarships for a Summer Guitar Camp

  • German Bluegrass Music Association

    As the popularity of bluegrass music continues to grow around the world, a new bluegrass association has taken shape in Germany. The German Bluegrass Music Association (GBMA) was publicly launched during the 8th International Bluegrass Festival in Bühl -Baden, on May

  • EWOB 2010 – Award Winners

    More news from Europe today. The European World of Bluegrass recently concluded, and this years award winners have been announced. The awards are given in two different ways. First, the musicians performing at the event vote to elect from among their

  • Upcoming Bluegrass Radio Events

    There are a number of bluegrass radio events taking place in the next few days worth mentioning. Thursday - May 20,2010 Frank Solivan will be live on air with WAMU's Lee Michael Demsey. The show begins at 10 AM. Listeners will be

  • EBMA Announces New Board Members

    Last Thursday, May 13, 2010, was the annual membership assembly of the European Bluegrass Music Association (EBMA). One outcome of the assembly was the election of new board members. The board of the EBMA now consists of seven members, each from