• IBMA Wednesday Showcase Photos

    Here is a gallery of photos from the Wednesday Showcases, both official and after hours, here at IBMA 2006. Photos by Tami Roth © 2006 Jeremy Garrett Chris Pandolfi Andy Hall Chris Eldridge Jesse Cobb Chris Pandolfi Downhill Bluegrass Band Frankie Nagle Audie Blaylock Michael Cleveland The Lovell Sisters Rhonda Vincent Donica Christensen Daughters of

  • 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 Fanfest Exhibit

    This is just a quick update from the exhibit hall. We are having a great time today meeting a lot of readers who are coming up and introducing themselves to us. We've also met with several artists and recorded some

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Finale

    Because of the technical issues, I haven't been able to blog as we've gone along tonight, but, I promise, I will either late tonight or tomorrow do a complete rundown.  I have to tell y'all, Brance and John, who keep this Bluegrass

  • Sista Smiff’s night just got better

    Sista Smiff just freaked out and yelled at the top of her lungs backstage here in the Opry house. She was so excited that her husband and band had won Entertainer of the Year. I don't know if any of