Tag: Bela Fleck

IBMA Partners With Béla Fleck To Offer Scholarship

In conjunction with its February “Catch the Bluegrass Wave” membership drive, the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) is partnering with Béla Fleck’s Blue Ridge Banjo Camp to offer a full scholarship for this year’s camp to a lucky IBMA member. This scholarship, valued at $1,100 will cover tuition, lodging, and …

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IBMA Bluegrass Music Award Winners

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Billy Strings received the coveted “Entertainer of the Year” Award for the second year in a row, along with “Song of the Year” honors, at the 33rd Annual IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards. Banjo was king this year as well, with Béla Fleck taking home awards for “Album of the Year”, …

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Cavefest Artist Spotlight: Sierra Hull

The extended forecasts says the weather will be beautiful and there is only 17 days until Cavefest. It’s a short road trip from Nashville and tickets are still available but going fast. Our first Cavefest Artist Spotlight is the amazing Sierra Hull. Hull was born and raised right here in Tennessee …

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IBMA 2022 Bluegrass Music Award Nominees Announced

Nominees for the 33rd annual IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards were announced today in a live event at the SiriusXM studios in Nashville, Tennessee. The five nominees for “Entertainer of the Year” are Billy Strings, Del McCoury Band, The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, Sister Sadie, and Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway. The …

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2022 Grammy Winners – Complete List

Album of the Year: “We Are,” Jon Batiste Record of the Year: “Leave The Door Open,” Silk Sonic Song of the Year: “Leave The Door Open,” Brandon Anderson, Christopher Brody Brown, Dernst Emile II and Bruno Mars (Silk Sonic) Best New Artist: Olivia Rodrigo Best Pop Vocal Album: “Sour,” Olivia …

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The Wooks Are “Flyin’ High” And Coming Back To Nashville

Rather than repeating the formal studio experiences for past albums, The Wooks—CJ Cain on guitar and vocals, Harry Clark on mandolin and vocals, George Guthrie on banjo and vocals, and Allen Cooke on Dobro—recorded Flyin’ High, their forthcoming album releasing on February 25th, over two sessions in Nashville in the …

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The 2022 Grammy Nominations Are In!

The Recording Academy has announced its all of the nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards, set to air on Monday, January 31st on CBS and stream live and on-demand on Paramount+. Go to 8:45 in the video above to see all of the nominations in every category from start to …

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New Grass Revival To Be Inducted Into hall Of Fame

The wildly influential progressive acoustic group New Grass Revival will be inducted into the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Hall of Fame during the organization’s virtual “World of Bluegrass” celebration, September 28-Oct. 3, 2020. It’s quite an honor, considering that during the band’s early days, mandolinist extraordinaire and original member Sam …

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Flamekeeper: The Michael Cleveland Story Premieres At HOF

Last night, the stirring biographical documentary, Flamekeeper: The Michael Cleveland Story, premiered at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The film tells the story of Michael Cleveland, an iconic and sought-after fiddle player who has overcome great personal hardship to become one of Bluegrass music’s most revered instrumentalists. …

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