• IBMA Banjo Player Of The Year Nominees for 2005

    The awards for artists who, on recorded and/or in-person performance during the specified time period, have shown an extraordinary mastery of their instruments. Nominations and awards will be made in six (6) sub-categories: Banjo, Bass, Dobro, Fiddle, Guitar and Mandolin.

  • IBMA Bass Player Of The Year Nominees or 2005

    The awards for artists who, on recorded and/or in-person performance during the specified time period, have shown an extraordinary mastery of their instruments. Nominations and awards will be made in six (6) sub-categories: Banjo, Bass, Dobro, Fiddle, Guitar and Mandolin.

  • IBMA Mandolin Player Of The Year Nominees for 2005

    The awards for artists who, on recorded and/or in-person performance during the specified time period, have shown an extraordinary mastery of their instruments. Nominations and awards will be made in six (6) sub-categories: Banjo, Bass, Dobro, Fiddle, Guitar and Mandolin.

  • IBMA Special Awards Nominees for 2005

    The following awards are determined by special procedures and committees are enlisted to review recommendations, consider nominations related to the criteria and determine recipients. Finalists will be recognized and winners will be announced at the Special Awards Luncheon, scheduled for

  • IBMA 2005 Award Nominees

    This morning at 10:00 a.m. (CDT), the International Bluegrass Music Association will hold a press conference to announce the nominees for its 16th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards. The awards will be presented on Thursday October 27 at the Ryman

  • Pinecastle releases Ultimate Pickin’ CD

    This new compilation CD is due for a September 6 release from Pinecastle Records. The 20 instrumental tracks were selected from the popular Bluegrass '96-'99 CD series produced by Scott Vestal, now out of print. These recordings featured contemporary interpretations

  • Trading fiddlers

    The annual fall rotation of band members continues, as this weekend marks the official start of fiddlers Mike Hartgrove with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and Jesse Stockman with The Isaacs. Mike returns to Quicksilver almost two years to the day that

  • Pickin’ On David West

    After producing 60 Pickin' On CD projects for CMH Records, David West is featured on a compliation project for Fireheart Records, entitled Off The Rails. The newly released CD contains 14 instrumentals from the Pickin' On series which David performed