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NewsNov 14, 2017

We're back for another year of the BGS MerleFest Midnight Jam, along with our 2018 hosts -- Jim Lauderdale and Town Mountain! Grab your discounted ticket now by using the code MJAM30 to save $10. This ticket can be purchased in addition to a Saturday, three-day, or four-day ticket. MerleFest 2018, presented by Window World,…

NewsSep 29, 2017

The winners of the 2017 International Bluegrass Music Awards were announced last night with Molly Tuttle becoming the first woman ever to be nominated for -- and WIN -- an IBMA Guitar Player of the Year Award. The IBMA also inducted into the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame a number of legendary artists, including Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard, Bobby Hicks, and Roland White. Congratulations to all!ENTERTAINER OF THE…

NewsSep 13, 2017

Tonight, the winners for the 16th annual Americana Music Association's Honors & Awards show were announced at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.Album of the Year:American Band, Drive-By Truckers, Produced by David BarbeClose Ties, Rodney Crowell, Produced by Kim Buie and Jordan LehningFreedom Highway, Rhiannon Giddens, Produced David Bither, Rhiannon Giddens and Dirk PowellThe Navigator, Hurray for…

NewsAug 30, 2017

The Bluegrass Situation and PineCone are excited to announce the second annual Shout & Shine: A Celebration of Diversity in Bluegrass showcase at World of Bluegrass. The event -- which was created to foster representation and encourage inclusion of the diverse artists, musicians, and professionals who love and create bluegrass and roots music -- will take place at…

NewsJul 26, 2017

Nominees for the 2017 International Bluegrass Music Awards were announced today with Balsam Range and the Earls of Leicester leading the pack with eight nominations each. Balsam Range received six nominations for the band and two for their individual members, while the Earls pulled in five nominations, plus three for individual members. Close behind are the Gibson Brothers, with seven nominations…