• Irons in the Fire video from Unspoken Tradition

    Mountain Home Music has released a music video for their current single for North Carolina's Unspoken Tradition, Irons in the Fire. It's a song by popular Kentucky songwriter, Aaron Bibelhauser, written with Steve Guenthner, which guitarist and lead singer Audie McGinnis says

  • Fiddler Carson Peters makes waves on The Voice

    Carson Peters, known for his fancy fiddling with the band, Iron Mountain, is making a name for himself on the international television talent contest, NBC’s The Voice, for his singing skills. On the September 27 airing, the 17-year-old wowed all four

  • 2021 Steve Martin Banjo Prize winners

    Steve Martin, Don Vappie, and Alan Munde - Vappie photo by Brad Edelman; Munde photo by Tom Dunning Today the winners of the 2021 Steve Martin Banjo Prize have been announced by Martin, and the Board of Directors of the Prize. This

  • Some backstage photos from IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards

    Ronnie McCoury, Keren Stoneman-Underwood (Scotty's youngest daughter), Donna Stoneman, Sandy Stoneman Humphries, Cecile Howard (Scotty' first wife) backstage at the 2021 IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards - photo © Tara Linhardt During last Thursday's IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards show at the Duke Energy Performing

  • 2021 IBMA Bluegrass Music Award winners

    Tonight was bluegrass music’s big moment to shine, Though attendance is off this year at World of Bluegrass owing to contagion fears and vaccine requirements, there was still a strong showing at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

  • Highway Side video from Balsam Range

    We haven't noticed Balsam Range here at World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, though they don't live far away in western North Carolina. But they will be here soon if they aren't already for tonight's IBMA Bluegrass Awards. This past weekend they

  • IBMA Momentum Awards for 2021

    This afternoon in a ceremony held in the ballroom of the Raleigh Convention Center, the International Bluegrass Music Association announced the winners of their 2021 Momentum Awards. These are given to artists in the early stages of their careers who