• On stage now…

    Performing now is Marty Rabon, singing California Cotton Fields with Phil Leadbetter, Scott Vestal, Stuart Duncan... When we talked with Phil yesterday he mentioned how much he had loved this tune when Seldom Scene recorded it back in the late

  • IBMA Guitar Player Of The Year for 2005

    The award for the artist who, on recorded and/or in-person performance during the specified time period, has shown an extraordinary mastery of their instrument. The award goes to the individual. The Guitar Player Of The Year for 2005 is: Bryan

  • IBMA Instrumental Group Of The Year for 2005

    The award for a group who regularly performs together that has shown outstanding recorded and in-person performance in the area of instrumental performance. It is not limited to groups which only perform instrumentals. The award goes to each group member.

  • The show starts!

    We're live! It's 8:00 p.m. here in Nashville and the 2005 International Bluegrass Music Awards are on the air! The Issacs are launching the show with The Star Spangled Banner.

  • About to begin!

    It looks like the show is about to begin. David Crowe is "prepping" the audience, making sure that everybody is on their best behavior. No speeches longer than 30 seconds, etc. We'll see how that goes...