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HELP WANTED - IBMA's World of Bluegrass Volunteer Sign-Up Now Available

The International Bluegrass Music Association is seeking volunteers to help with World of Bluegrass in Raleigh next month!

NC's Charley Pennell to Receive Distinguished Achievement Award from IBMA

While the winners of most of the International Bluegrass Music Awards categories won't be announced until Sept. 26 in Memorial Auditorium, two categories of honorees were announced at the IBMA's press conference earlier this week: the Hall of Fame inducte

Nominations for the 24th International Bluegrass Music Awards to be announced August 14

Irregardless Cafe, Lincoln Theatre, and Tir na nOg in downtown Raleigh will host viewing parties for the live-stream announcement of the International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees on Wednesday, Aug. 14.

Noam Pikelny to Deliver Keynote Address at IBMA's World of Bluegrass 2013

Pikelny, a founding member of the Punch Brothers and winner of the first annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, will deliver the keynote address at IBMA's World of Bluegrass in Raleigh on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Wayne Martin & Steve Kruger Talk about Blue Ridge Music Trails Project

Wayne Martin and Steve Kruger will talk about the music sites, artists, and traditions of the mountains and foothills of Western North Carolina.

North Carolina Bluegrass Pavilion Will be Part of World of Bluegrass this September

The North Carolina Bluegrass Pavilion will celebrate the rich history of music and culture in the Tar Heel state.

Q&A with Mark Dillon of The Zinc Kings

Mark Dillon of The Zinc Kings talks about the band's process for creating the music to go with Shakespeare's "As You Like It," opening Thursday, Aug. 22 at Raleigh Little Theatre's Stephenson Amphitheatre.

Five NC Bands Among 30 Selected for Bluegrass Ramble in Raleigh

From Sept. 24-28, 2013, the International Bluegrass Music Association's World of Bluegrass will be in downtown Raleigh. The Bluegrass Ramble is just one of the week's many programs available to bluegrass fans!

Additional Details Revealed About IBMA'S World of Bluegrass 2013, September 24-28

PNC Bank announced as presenting sponsor, additional performers listed for music festival Wide Open Bluegrass - which includes a free Street Festival & ticketed main stages, the "Bluegrass Ramble" Evening Showcases to take place on six Raleigh stages, and

The Grass Cats' "The Mountains, My Baby and Me" at #1 for Third Consecutive Month

This month, North Carolina's own Grass Cats are celebrating their third month in a row of having the #1 bluegrass single in the country, according to the May "Bluegrass Unlimited" National Bluegrass Survey.

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