• Pete Wernick at Berklee

    This post is a contribution from David Hollender, a professor at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He has been keeping us updated on the way bluegrass music and traditional acoustic instruments are being presented at the school. Pete and

  • IBMA announced special hotel reservation procedures

    IBMA has just announced special hotel pricing and reservation procedures for this year's World of Bluegrass events to be held in Nashville, TN September 25-October 1, 2006. These prices and the block of rooms that are earmarked for reservations are

  • Bluegrass workshop…in a spa?

    Rossetta Paxton recently wrote in to tell us about an event that she coordinates. It's a unique event that takes place March 29th to April 2nd, 2006. A UNIQUE one of a kind BLUEGRASS WORKSHOP held within the setting of a

  • Bobby Osborne Tribute Concert

    In celebration of Bobby Osborne's new CD Try A Little Kindness, Rounder Records is sponsoring a tribute concert at The Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, TN on March 23rd. The concert is to feature the following artists: Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives Marty

  • IBMA hires Marketing/PR Coordinator

    IBMA has just announced that Tina Potter has joined the team as the new Marketing and PR Coordinator. Tina replaces Shari Lacy who left IBMA in January to begin her own public relations firm, Goodstuff PR. Formerly Ms. Potter has worked

  • Bluegrass in Oman

    With the Arab Middle East so much in the news these days, and full of so many disheartening images, we are delighted to offer a encouraging story about bluegrass music and the Sultanate of Oman. Oman is located on the

  • Bluegrass Artists at Bonnaroo Music Festival

    The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, a four-day festival held in Manchester, Tennessee every June, has announced the line up for the 2006 festival and there are several bluegrass musicians on the list again this year. Bela Fleck & the Flecktones Ricky

  • Final SPBGMA report

    This post is a contribution from Dave Roye. I know I am a little late on the SPBGMA update ... 3 hours of sleep the past few nights from editing all the photos paid it's toll on me. Friday was an incredible

  • Friday SPBGMA report

    This post is a contribution from Dave Roye. What at time to have web server issues! (Argh!) I finally got 106 more photos I took the from Friday Night Jam Sessions at SPBGMA on the website ... Is anybody having

  • SPBGMA Report – Thursday evening

    This post is a contribution from Dave Roye. Thursday evening was a pretty good turnout considering one of the biggest fundraiser's (Josh Graves) was going on as well as rain! I arrived at 7pm just in time for Heather Berry