• IBMA: First day impressions

    It's Tuesday morning, well it's after noon but I just got up, and I'm reflecting back on my impressions from yesterday of the new environment for the World of Bluegrass event. The exhibit hall here at the Nashville Convention Center is

  • The Stringdusters – powerful stuff

    One of the more powerful impressions I took away from IBMA 2004 was the performance of Wheel House, a young band I caught in an evening showcase. I had come to see them primarily because of Chris Pandolfi, an extremely

  • IBMA: Walking the Ailse

    Here are some more photos from yesterday. This time we're featuring the people who were at the trade show yesterday. A lot of business gets done at the trade show, but it's also a time to visit with friends you

  • IBMA: Aisle of Instruments

    Monday at IBMA is always a busy day. John spent most of the day setting up his AcuTab booth. As he previously mentioned we also set up a small isolation booth for recording podcasts. But even with all this going

  • Blue Highway on the Opry 10/28

    One of the folks we caught up with today was Tim Stafford, who has a busy week in Nashville planned. Blue Highway has the distinction of performing on the Awards Show Thursday evening, followed by a spot on the Grand

  • IBMA 2005 in Nashville – Day 1

    The first day of IBMA's World Of Bluegrass 2005 is largely done, and as in prior years, Monday served as a warm up for the busier parts of the week to come. The morning hours saw attendees arriving and checking

  • Moody Bluegrass at the Ryman

    Last night I had the privilege of attending the Moody Bluegrass concert at the Ryman Auditorium. It was the first bluegrass event of the week here in Nashville. I'll admit to being a little to young to fully appreciate the