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Raleigh, NC to Become the New World of Bluegrass

IBMA LogoThe city of Raleigh, North Carolina will become the new host for at least three years to the main event for the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA). Raleigh will host the "World of Bluegrass" trade show, convention, awards show and fan fest programs of the IBMA with a three year committment. Formal announcement will take place later today.

IBMA Announces World of Bluegrass 2012 Schedule: Sept 24-30

IBMA LogoNashville, TN -- There's a definite buzz among International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) members about where the host city for World of Bluegrass 2013-2015 may be. But the association's annual "bluegrass industry summit and music family reunion" is all set for a return to Nashville, and this year will definitely be one you just can't miss. Mark your calendars now for September 24-30, 2012.

2012 Artists Announced to Showcase at IBMA Business Conference

IBMA Showcase ArtistsNashville, TN -- The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the final lineup of showcase artists for this year's World of Bluegrass trade show and convention to be held September 24-27, 2012 in Nashville, TN. The IBMA is proud to announce the bands, listed below, who have been invited to present themselves in the official evening showcases at the World of Bluegrass Business Conference. The showcases are one of the highlights of the week-long convention and trade put on by the association.

The Roys are Riding High During IBMA Bluegrass Music Week

The RoysNashville, TN -- The Roys are riding high during IBMA 2011 World of Bluegrass Week (September 26 - October 2) with a slew of live performances, special showcases and high-profile media events on tap. Lee and Elaine credit Rural Rhythm Records for their continued chart success, and hail their fans and the media for the overwhelming response to their current CD, Lonesome Whistle. The disc will enjoy chain-wide "feature" status in Lifeway stores beginning today. This new promotion will run through October 28.

Della Mae Adds New Guitar Player Courtney Hartman and Performs Shows During IBMA

Della MaeAustin, TX — Della Mae, the all-woman bluegrass quintet out of Boston that brings acoustic grit and twang to town with no apologies, will play shows in Nashville during the IBMA Business Conference and Fan Fest.

Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice Prepare for an Exciting Week and CD Release

Junior Sisk and Ramblers ChoiceJunior Sisk and Ramblers Choice are gearing up for a fun week in Nashville, TN at the IBMA's World of Bluegrass Event. The group will be participating in a number of Showcases at the conference, playing songs off the new album The Heart of a Song, officially released on Rebel Records.

IBMA 2011 World of Bluegrass Showcase Artists and Songwriters Announced

World of BluegrassIBMA/ Nashville, TN -- IBMA is proud to announce the following acts have been invited to perform in featured showcases for their colleagues in the bluegrass industry during the organization's 2011 Business Conference. The purpose of these presentations is to introduce the group's talent and material to event producers, broadcasters, labels, media and other prominent industry professionals attending the events. An additional six acts will be invited to showcase, in a separate selection process, from recommendations received from nationally distributed record labels.

World of Bluegrass Getting Closer as Details Emerge

World of BluegrassThe members of the International Bluegrass Music Association are getting ready for their annual convention, trade show, awards show and festival. The week is called, "The World of Bluegrass" and it will be a world of just that. Nashville, Tennessee will find bluegrass music popping up everywhere besides the show itself. Venues, including the legendary Station Inn, and the Ryman Auditorium will be hosting bluegrass artists.

Music Festivals and Awards Dominate Nashville This Fall

Nashville - Music CityNashville, TN -- Fall in Music City means one thing: music festivals. They fill up the autumn calendar and make those cool nights even cooler. Headliners, up-and-comers and everything in between will take to the stage to show off the many genres of music Nashville has to offer. The National Folk Festival, SoundLand presented by Next Big Nashville, the Americana Music Festival, the International Bluegrass Music Association's World of Bluegrass, Awards Show and Fan Fest, Live on the Green and the CMA Music Awards are just some of the music headlining in Nashville this fall.

The Mast Farm Inn Emerging Artists Series at IBMA's World of Bluegrass

The Mast Farm InnThe Mast Farm Inn, in Valle Crucis, North Carolina, presents a 5 day, 24 concert, jam and open mic series, entitled "The Mast Farm Inn's Emerging Artist Concert Series at The International Bluegrass Music Association's World of Bluegrass 2011, in Nashville TN. These 5 Events will feature 24 bands and take place from Monday September 26th, 2011 to Saturday October 1st, 2011 on site at the Nashville Convention Center attached to The Renaissance Hotel.

IBMA Fan Fest Celebrates Bill Monroe and Bluegrass Music

World of Bluegrass 2011/IBMA/ Nashville, TN -- Bluegrass music's premier indoor festival is just around the corner, and this year's event celebrating the 100th birthday of the late Bill Monroe, the Father of Bluegrass Music, will definitely be one you don't want to miss! Reserve your tickets now for IBMA's Bluegrass Fan Fest, scheduled for Sept. 30 – October 2, 2011, at the Nashville Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Bluegrass Fan Fest 2011 - a Bluegrass Music Experience Like No Other

Fan FestNashville, Tennessee is the place to be Friday, September 30th through October 2nd as the IBMA fundraising festival, Fan Fest, takes over with a bluegrass show like no other. Over 60 top bluegrass headline acts will appear on three stages within the comfort of the Nashville Convention Center just steps away from the city's historic Ryman Auditorium and lower Broadway entertainment district.


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