• Our IBMA Gig Fair experience

    When I'm not seeking truth and justice as the Assistant Prosecutor for Lincoln County, West Virginia, my wife Valerie and I are putting all our energy into re-launching the music career we deferred twenty-five years ago to raise a family in a stable,

  • A note of thanks from Steep Canyon Rangers

    Graham Sharp, banjo player with Steep Canyon Rangers, asked us to share these words of gratitude on behalf of the band regarding their selection, along with Steve Martin, as the 2011 IBMA Entertainer of the Year. "Standing on stage at the

  • 2011 IBMA Awards wrap up

    Just before the lights came up at the start of Thursday night’s IBMA awards show at the Ryman Auditorium, Sam Bush turned his back to the audience and paid homage to Bill Monroe, whose picture overlooked the stage from behind. “I

  • Danny Paisley and the STILL Southern Grass

    Wednesday’s final showcase performance put the exclamation point on an evening that was decidedly bluegrass. Danny Paisley took the stage with the current version of Southern Grass, and the resulting show was everything the enthusiastic crowd was expecting. Opening with

  • IBMA Awards tonight

    Tonight's the night! The 2011 International Bluegrass Music Awards will be announced starting at 7:30 p.m. Nashville time (CDT). We'll be updating with the winners as they are announced by way of our Awards Show feed, located just to the right

  • Wednesday – Bluegrass is Alive and Well

    It’s hard to tell if attendees to the Wednesday morning showcase were there for the talent or for the free brunch. Whatever drew them, the crowd left fully satisfied. After all, what’s better than free food and bluegrass? Even while the buffet line