• Bluegrass Today at World of Bluegrass

    It's bluegrass time in Raleigh, NC! People are starting to arrive for the IBMA's World of Bluegrass, even though nothing starts officially until Tuesday morning. We are setting up our press room now on the lobby floor of the Convention Center,

  • Alison out for Wide Open Bluegrass

    Alison Krauss, who was scheduled to perform as part as part of a headlining collaboration show with Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Béla Fleck, Del McCoury, Tony Rice and Mark Schatz on September 27 during the IBMA's Wide Open Bluegrass festival in Raleigh, has

  • IBMA Awards to stream again online

    The International Bluegrass Music Awards will once again stream live online, this year from the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC on Thursday, September 26. And again, Bluegrass Today will produce a Red Carpet interview program hosted

  • Wide Open Bluegrass schedule announced

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the stage schedule for their inaugural Wide Open Bluegrass Festival, September 27-28. The festival follows their three-day business conference in Raleigh, NC, and takes the place of what was previously billed as Fan

  • WAMU schedule at World of Bluegrass

    WAMU's Bluegrass Country has announced their live broadcast schedule from next month's World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC. For four days during the big week for the International Bluegrass Music Association, Bluegrass Country will stream three hours of live

  • Time to Shake Things Up at IBMA

    At one point during Wednesday night’s announcement of nominees for this year’s IBMA awards, Jim Lauderdale caught himself reading the choices for female vocalist of the year for the second time, and Sam Bush kidded about having a déjà vu moment. Unfortunately,

  • A Great Night of Bluegrass Music

    Jim Lauderdale and Sam Bush at the IBMA Awards nominations - photo © Alane Anno Photography "Good evening, music lovers!" effused Sam Bush, to a packed-out barn of bluegrass fans and industry folks who'd gathered at the Loveless Barn just outside

  • 2013 IBMA Award nominees

    The nominees for the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Awards have been announced this evening in Nashville. Awards will be presented on September 26 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC. Here are the nominees and recipients as provided by