• 2015 IBMA Award winners

    Last night at the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, NC, the 2015 International Bluegrass Music Awards were distributed. It was the year of the Earls of Leicester, who took 6 of the 17 trophies, including the coveted Entertainer of the Year.

  • Wednesday at World of Bluegrass 2015

    Here's a set of photos and a few videos from Wednesday at the 2015 World of Bluegrass from Tara Linhardt. Nessie Expedition on the Masters Stage... Lonesome River Band at the Momentum Awards... And The Church Sisters at the Momentum Awards.

  • 2015 IBMA Special Awards

    This afternoon the International Bluegrass Music Association announced the recipients of their 2015 Special Awards. These are the proverbial "presented earlier in the day" trophies that you hear mentioned on all awards shows, including ours scheduled for this evening. These are focused

  • Wide Open Bluegrass moves indoors

    As had been expected, the International Bluegrass Music Association has announced plans to move their signature annual festival, Wide Open Bluegrass, into the Raleigh Convention Center for this weekend. Heavy rain and wind are forecast for Friday and Saturday making

  • Bluegrass Ramble 2015, Day 1

    I love coming to Ralaigh for IBMA. The whole town is always done up so nice with all sorts of fun ways of welcoming us bluegrass folks - from the moment we arrive at the airport, to walking around the city,