• 2023 IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards winners

    Tonight the winners of the 2023 IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards were announced in a gala awards show at the Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC. And the winners are: Male Vocalist of the Year - Greg Blake Gospel Recording

  • 2023 IBMA Industry Awards presentation

    Country Gongbang at the 2023 IBMA Industry Awards - photo © Frank Baker Missy Raines served as emcee for this year’s IBMA Industry Awards, recognizing those in the bluegrass community that work diligently to promote our genre. The event was sponsored

  • Wednesday photos from World of Bluegrass 2023

    Mary Rachel Nalley Norris and Corrina Rose Logsdon Stephens at the Wednesday late night showcases during World of Bluegrass 2023 - photo © Jeromie Stephens Jeromie Stephens spent Wednesday roaming throughout the Raleigh Convention Center capturing images, and Wednesday night in

  • 2023 IBMA Momentum Award winners announced

    Crying Uncle performs during the 2023 Momentum Award presentations - photo © Frank Baker There's a cure for anyone who thinks bluegrass is on the verge of fading or becoming extinct: just attend the IBMA World of Bluegrass annual Momentum Awards

  • Tuesday night photos from The Lincoln Theatre

    Kickoff jam with Special Consensus at The Lincoln Theatre (9/26/23) - photo © Frank Baker Frank Baker was on hand for the Bluegrass Ramble kickoff last night at The Lincoln Theatre in downtown Raleigh. He captured live shots of Arkansauce, Country

  • World of Bluegrass leaving Raleigh after 2024

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced that they will looking for a new home for the World of Bluegrass convention and associated events following the 2024 conference in Raleigh, NC. The mid-week Business Conference, The Bluegrass Ramble, the Bluegrass

  • Jaelee Roberts’ Grand Ole Opry debut

    Jaelee Roberts on the Grand Ole Opry (9/19/23) - photo © Eric Ahlgrim Photography We finally got ahold of some photos from Jaelee Roberts' Grand Ole Opry debut back on September 19. Only 22 years of age, she had already performed

  • Hard Life video from Cup O’Joe

    Irish family grassers Cup O'Joe have released a first single from their latest album, Why Live Without. The band consists of the three talented Agnew siblings of Northern Ireland, Reuben on guitar, Benjamin on bass, and Tabitha on banjo, along with