• Mountain Heart at IBMA – Video

    As John mentioned just a few minutes ago, we attended the Mountain Heart showcase earlier this evening in the Rural Rhythm suite and they were every bit as good as I expected them to be. John snapped a few photos of

  • IBMA: Jim Lauderdale showcase

    Last night John and I purposed to visit several of the after-hours showcases and I found myself at the Jim Lauderdale show. Regular readers of Bluegrass Today will recognize that I'm a fan of Jim, and his latest CD The

  • IBMA: Tony Trischka Keynote

    It's Monday night at IBMA and John and I are sitting in the main ball room. We just finished a very fine dinner accompanied by some great conversation with Alan O'Bryant, our friends from Bristol Rhythm & Roots, and a

  • Made it!

    Brance and I have landed at IBMA. There's plenty going on, and we even picked up some news to share. Look for some more posting shortly, once we have a bite to eat.

  • Bluegrass Today at IBMA

    Brance and I are on our way to Nashville this morning, heading for the IBMA World Of Bluegrass Convention and trade show which kicks off today. We won't be exhibiting during the trade show this year, and will be able

  • Bluegrass Blog Reader Award Poll: Update 10/1

    IBMA begins today, and the official Awards Show is only 3 days away. Here's an update on our reader poll, and some predictions of my own on how these results will compare with the actual awards. Voting has increased slightly since

  • Dailey Vincent Band preview at Fan Fest

    Brance told us back in February about the imminent debut of The Dailey Vincent Band, jointly fronted by former Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver singer Jamie Dailey, and long time Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder singer Darrin Vincent. Though they won't start

  • The Road From Rosine debuts at IBMA

    Mountain Heart fiddle man Jim VanCleve has the honor of seeing one of his tunes, The Road From Rosine, debuted as the new theme for the International Bluegrass Music Awards show on October 4. The tune will be played during