• 2019 International Bluegrass Music Award winners

    Tonight at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, the 30th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards were hosted by the International Bluegrass Music Association. Recipients were announced in 17 categories, honoring the top pickers and singers in the bluegrass

  • IBMA Awards Show broadcast tonight

    For those who can't be in Raleigh tonight for the 30th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, there are two opportunities to tune in for the celebration. The IBMA is streaming the awards show over Facebook live. Starting at 7:30 p.m. (EDT),

  • Congratulations Kody and Mary Rachel!

    Kody and Mary Rachel Norris play Farm & Fun Time in their wedding attire - photo by Tia Thomas Kody Norris and his longtime "little sweetie," Mary Rachel Nalley, who plays fiddle with the Kody Norris Show, were married on September

  • 2019 IBMA Momentum Award winners

    Cane Mill Road performs on the 2019 IBMA Momentum Awards - photo by Frank Baker This afternoon, during a luncheon gala, the International Bluegrass Music Association announced the winners of their 2019 Momentum Awards. These honors are given to bluegrass artists

  • BluegrassCountry live from World of Bluegrass

    BluegrassCountry, the 24/7 streaming radio service from Washington, DC, is down in Raleigh once again, broadcasting almost live from IBMA's World of Bluegrass 2019. They are calling it "almost live" because even though they will be recording live performances and interviews

  • BanjoLit introduces Banjo Key

    Among the new items being introduced this week in the World of Bluegrass exhibit hall is the Banjo Key from BanjoLit. Much like the old skate keys some of us may recall from our youth, the Banjo Key is a simple