• Apply now for EBMA 2010

    Now that IBMA week is in the books, it's time to get ready for EWOB, the European World Of Bluegrass, held in Voorthuizen, the Netherlands, May 13-15, 2010. Bands interested in showcasing at the EWOB festival can apply between now and

  • Exhibit Hall Impressions

    This year's trade show exhibit hall seems to have noticeably fewer booths than in past years. (This picture labeled "Where's Gibson?" demonstrates this point admirably. Other long-time exhibitors notably absent are Huber Banjos and The Murphy Method.) Walking through the

  • EWOB Winners

    May is Bluegrass month and accordingly, the European Bluegrass Music Association held its 12th annual EWOB Festival in Voorthuizen, The Netherlands. One of the highlights of the EWOB festival is the voting for European Bluegrass Band of the Year. There

  • EBMA news

    Earlier this month we brought you news of the European Booking Network Notice Board, one initiative that came from the European Bluegrass Summit that took place early in February at Buhl/Baden (Germany). The summit considered in depth six topics, namely ‚Ķ‚Ķ Associations and

  • European Booking Network notice board

    We posted a report last month about the recent European Bluegrass Summit held in B?ºhl/Baden (Germany) in early February. The summit was convened to allow for closer collaboration among European bluegrass associations, and to further the promotion of bluegrass music

  • European Bluegrass Summit in 2009

    Following on the heels of a successful International Bluegrass Summit at this year's IBMA, a European Bluegrass Summit is planned to take place February 7-8, 2009 in B?ºhl/Baden, southern Germany. Anyone within the bluegrass community in Europe is invited to attend.

  • EWOB 2009 application deadline

    We brought you news in September that European World of Bluegrass Festival was accepting band applications. The deadline for that application process is fast approaching. Applications must be received by November 20th for consideration. The festival is scheduled to take place May

  • EWOB ’09 band application info online

    Applications are now being accepted for bands wishing to perform at the 2009 European World Of Bluegrass. The festival runs from May 21-23, 2009 in Voorthuizen, Netherlands and is a rough equivalent to the IBMA Fan Fest held at the conclusion

  • CD from New Essex Bluegrass Band

    The New Essex Bluegrass Band has released its first CD, entitled Hot Off The Press. The New Essex Bluegrass Band has been in existence since 1994 and has been one of the UK's most popular traditional bluegrass acts from the beginning.