• Daughters Of Bluegrass on YouTube

    On October 28, 2006 The Daughters Of Bluegrass took home the coveted Recorded Event of the Year award for their second CD release, Back To The Well. The evening before the awards were announced, they also performed at an official

  • IBMA ’06 seminar audio available

    Each year during the annual IBMA World Of Bluegrass Business Conference, a variety of educational seminars are offered for the benefit of the professional membership. Topics are varied, and are geared towards the needs and interests of artists, event producers,

  • IBMA Board statement about Awards Show flap

    We have made a few references here on Bluegrass Today to the various reactions that have been generated by the "patriotic theme" of last month's International Bluegrass Music Awards in Nashville. The IBMA Executive Committe made some changes to the

  • What did Alison Krauss call her grandmothers?

    That's the question that's answered in the final installment of Wichita Rutherford's IBMA video clips. It's one of Wichita's great True or Rumor podcasts. If you just can't stay out the personal life of a bluegrass celebrity and have to

  • The IBMA Board – who are they?

    IBMA has been on our minds, and on this blog a lot recently. Most of that due to the recent World of Bluegrass event held in Nashville, TN recently. Some of the discussion of IBMA though has sprung from the

  • Jerry Douglas’ IBMA Kenote Address online

    One of the events we discussed here on Bluegrass Today during IBMA week in Nashville last month was Jerry Douglas' Keynote Address to the organization on September 25. As I mentioned in that post: His address seemed to focus on three basic

  • IBMA Controversy In The Blogosphere

    The recent IBMA Awards Show in Nashville resulted in some controversy surrounding the performance of some patriotic material performed by the US Navy Band, Country Current. You'll find all the details in our previous posts here and here. There is

  • IBMA week interviews on GAC this week

    GAC was present at IBMA's World of Bluegrass last month taping interviews that will begin running this week on Edge of Country, hosted Kylie Harris. The interviews were taped at the Awards Show and in the Exhibit Hall. John and

  • IBMA flap picked up by The Tennessean

    This morning's edition of The Tennessean, Nashville's primary daily newspaper, has a story about the turmoil that has erupted inside the IBMA leadership over the performance by the US Navy band Country Current during last week's International Bluegrass Music Awards. I

  • Cyndi Wheeler – A voice to be heard

    The internet is all abuzz right now talking about the voice of Cyndi Wheeler. Cyndi played the pre-awards party at IBMA. The party was sponsored by BMI. Cyndi performed with Blue Highway, along with Sam Bush's rhythm section, as her