• No Rhonda tonight at IBMA

    Brance and I are backstage at the Opry, getting ready to live blog tonight's International Bluegrass Music Awards. We just got word that Rhonda Vincent is feeling a bit under the weather, and won't be able to perform on the

  • IBMA Awards Show – the festivities begin

    The Awards Show evening has begun. We've set up backstage to blog the show and we're seeing a lot of bluegrass performers backstage heading to dressing rooms to get themselves ready. Kyle Cantrell at XM Satellite Radio has a dressing room

  • Bluegrass Blog Award Poll – Closed

    I've closed the voting in our Bluegrass Blog Reader Awards Poll. John and I will be blogging the award show live from the Grand Ole Opry this evening and tomorrow we'll compare the actual awards to your choices in the poll.

  • Special Awards Luncheon

    Thursday morning at IBMA and it's time for the Special Awards luncheon. This the event where IBMA awards a number of special awards that are not included during the evening's award show due to time constraints. Greg Cahill, IBMA president, started

  • Live blog tonight from the Awards Show

    Be sure to visit Bluegrass Today tonight for our live blog coverage of the International Bluegrass Music Awards from the Grand Ole Opry. Brance and I will be backstage, posting each new award recipient as they are announced. The show begins

  • IBMA: Wednesday Night Photos

    Last night as John and I wondered the halls listening to jams and showcases, shaking hands, and visiting with old friends, I had the camera out and snapped a lot of photos. Here's a few photos for your viewing pleasure.                  

  • Mountain Heart at IBMA – Video

    As John mentioned just a few minutes ago, we attended the Mountain Heart showcase earlier this evening in the Rural Rhythm suite and they were every bit as good as I expected them to be. John snapped a few photos of

  • IBMA: Jim Lauderdale showcase

    Last night John and I purposed to visit several of the after-hours showcases and I found myself at the Jim Lauderdale show. Regular readers of Bluegrass Today will recognize that I'm a fan of Jim, and his latest CD The