• Chris Thile on XM October 1

    Chris Thile will be a guest next week on The Loft, on XM Satellite Radio's Channel 50. The show involves a wide range of musical styles, but always features interviews and live performances recorded at The Living Room in New York.

  • More IBMA Awards Show photos

    Here are the rest of the photos from last night's Awards Show. Photos by Tami Roth © 2006 Vince Gill with The Del McCoury Band Del McCoury and Vince Gill Rhonda Vincent Joe Wheatley, Country Current Frank Solivan II, Country Current Tim O'Brien accepts as Male Vocalist Marty

  • IBMA Awards Show photos

    Here is part one of our photo overview of last night's International Bluegrass Music Awards from The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Click any photo to see a larger version, which will also allow you to page through the

  • IBMA Awards pre-show reception

    Here is a sampling of the pre Awards Show reception at The Opry House last night, hosted and sponsored by BMI. Photos by Tami Roth © 2006 Pete Wernick & Live Five, featuring Don Rigsby and Mike Bub Mike Drudge with Garnet and

  • LoarFest panel discussions on Mandolin Cafe

    Our friends at Mandolin Cafe have made the audio from the 2006 LoarFest West panel discussions available on their site. Participants were Roger Siminoff, Darryl Wolfe, Charlie Derrington, Dan Beimborn and Bruce Harvie, moderated by Mandolin Cafe's Scott Tichenor. We recorded

  • IBMA Awards photos coming

    We will try to get some of the many photos from last night up on the site before we have to head down to staff Bluegrass Today booth in the Exhibit Hall. We have many from Wednesday night's showcases as well,

  • Bluegrass Opry this weekend

    Be sure to check in on the Grand Ole Opry broadcast this weekend, as they have taken on a bluegrass theme in recognition of IBMA week here in Nashville. The Friday and Saturday night radio shows will feature bluegrass artists,

  • Signing off..

    Well folks, it looks like another night of the International Bluegrass Music Awards has come and gone. Congratulations to all the winners, and thanks to the folks at IBMA (especially Tina Potter) and the people at The Grand Old Opry

  • IBMA Album of the Year for 2006

    Award for an outstanding recorded performance by an artist or artists, first commercially released during the specified time period (Award to artist(s), producer, and label). The Album Of The Year for 2006 is: Album Title links to audio Artist(s) links to artist(s) Label links to label Celebration of

  • IBMA Instrumental Album of the Year for 2006

    This award is for an outstanding recorded performance by an artist or artists featuring instrumental music, new or old, first commercially released during the eligibility period. An album project is eligible when 50% or more of its songs are instrumental