• EWOB 2010 – Award Winners

    More news from Europe today. The European World of Bluegrass recently concluded, and this years award winners have been announced. The awards are given in two different ways. First, the musicians performing at the event vote to elect from among their

  • The Downtown Ramblers

    Each year in the month of May, the largest bluegrass event in Europe takes place, the European World of Bluegrass (EWOB). This year's event kicks off later this week, running May 13-15, 2010. Since IBMA recently announced the lineup of

  • IBMA reschedules Worldwide Bluegrass Music Month

    In a recent communiqué with a portion of the organizational membership (via IBMA-L), Executive Director Dan Hays recapped last month's IBMA board meeting, including an announcement concerning the celebration of Worldwide Bluegrass Music Month. A grass roots event with no official

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    This report on the European Bluegrass Summit held recently in Germany 2/7-8), is a contribution from Richard Hawkins, IBMA International Committee chair and proprietor of The Bluegrass Ireland Blog. As a direct result of the success of IBMA's International Summit at

  • 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