• Opry show in New York

    As a part of it's 80th Anniversary celebration, the Grand Ole Opry will take a trip north later this fall for a rare show outside of Nashville. On Monday November 14, an official Opry concert will be held in New

  • Bluegrass Today Awards Poll 2005 – Update

    Friday Update - If you haven't already voted in our unofficial awards poll, we encourage you do so. The poll will remain open until Thursday Oct. 27 at noon. Please be sure to vote before then. Here is some analysis

  • Do you know where your showcase is?

    With the IBMA World Of Bluegrass fast approaching, we want to take a moment to remind everyone that Bluegrass Today will be updated live at the event. We will be on site and posting updates frequently throughout each day. As

  • The Americana Honors & Awards

    This is a follow up to my last post about the happenings this week in Nashville. Tomorrow night, Sept 9th, the Ryman Auditorium will host The Americana Honors & Awards show. Here's the line up for the show. In one unforgettable

  • The Americana Music Conference

    Today is the start of The Americana Music Conference. I spoke via email with Mark Montgomery, president of The Americana Music Association and owner of Echo Music. Mark gave me the low down on what's happening this week at the

  • Bluegrass Today Awards Poll 2005

    Bluegrass Today is proud to announce our first annual Awards Poll! Our poll mirrors the IBMA final ballot, but is completely unofficial and is in no way associated with IBMA or their official balloting process. We do require that you

  • IBMA Awards Nominees photo gallery

    Our good friend Dan Loftin has sent us some photos he took at the August 30th press conference announcing the IBMA Awards Nominees for 2005. Thanks Dan! The press conference was hosted by Ricky Skaggs and Rhonda Vincent, and included

  • IBMA 2005 Nominees Announced

    The International Bluegrass Music Assocaiation has announced the nominees for the 16th Annual International Bluegrass Muisc Awards. Perennial favorote Alison Krauss & Union Station leads the pack with 14 nominations, followed by Rhonda Vincent & The Rage with 8, and

  • IBMA Entertainer Of The Year Nominees for 2005

    This award is for a performing act who displayed the greatest competence in all aspects of the entertainment field. Voters should give consideration to recorded and in-person performance, public acceptance, attitude, leadership, and over-all contributions to the bluegrass music image.