• 2019 International Bluegrass Music Award winners

    Tonight at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, the 30th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards were hosted by the International Bluegrass Music Association. Recipients were announced in 17 categories, honoring the top pickers and singers in the bluegrass

  • 2019 IBMA Industry Awards

    Pete Wernick hosts the 2019 IBMA Industry Awards - photo by Frank Baker Today's annual IBMA Industry Awards luncheon recognized outstanding work in non-performing industry categories, including graphic designers, writers, liner notes, sound engineering, events, and songwriters, plus several Distinguished Achievement

  • IBMA Awards Show broadcast tonight

    For those who can't be in Raleigh tonight for the 30th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, there are two opportunities to tune in for the celebration. The IBMA is streaming the awards show over Facebook live. Starting at 7:30 p.m. (EDT),

  • Photos from Momentum Awards luncheon

    Slocan Ramblers at the 2019 IBMA Momentum Awards - photo by Frank Baker Here is a closer look at yesterday's Momentum Awards luncheon, through the lens of Frank Baker. He caught some great shots of both the showcase performers, and the

  • Tuesday overview from World of Bluegrass 2019

    Tuesday at IBMA started out as a day of setting up for the week ahead, folks getting registered, before the learning and picking started. Industry professionals shared all sorts of information to help musicians, event planners, broadcasters, and all sorts

  • 2019 IBMA Momentum Award winners

    Cane Mill Road performs on the 2019 IBMA Momentum Awards - photo by Frank Baker This afternoon, during a luncheon gala, the International Bluegrass Music Association announced the winners of their 2019 Momentum Awards. These honors are given to bluegrass artists