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The 2017 IBMA Award WinnersThe 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…
NewsJun 2, 2017

This year, for the first time ever, the California Bluegrass Association (CBA) is sponsoring a float in San Francisco’s Pride parade. The initiative is being lead by CBA's San Francisco area vice president, Ted Kuster, in an effort to broaden the audience for bluegrass and roots music -- SF Pride draws 30,000 marchers and more…

NewsMay 25, 2017

You probably already know about the BGS Stage at Bonnaroo 2017 happening on Sunday, June 11 with Aaron Lee Tasjan, Greensky Bluegrass, Mandolin Orange, and River Whyless. But, once again, we'll be hosting our fifth roots music SuperJam to close out the last night of 'roo.As always, the Bluegrass Situation brings together the best of bluegrass, Americana, folk, and country for…

NewsMay 15, 2017

Last summer, Team BGS noticed that Facebook was really pushing their Live videos. We also saw that our friends Ann Powers and Jewly Hight were doing some casual sessions on Ann's porch here in Nashville for NPR Music using that medium. So we decided we should give it a whirl. Ani DiFranco was coming to…

NewsMay 9, 2017

Today, the nominees for the 16th annual Americana Music Association's Honors & Awards show were announced during an event at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum hosted by the Milk Carton Kids and featuring performances by Jason Isbell, Jerry Douglas, Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley of the Drive-By Truckers, and Caitlin Canty. The winners will be announced during the…

NewsMar 21, 2017

The BGS Midnight Jam returns to MerleFest 2017 with North Carolina’s own Mipso as the host band. The Midnight Jam takes place at the Walker Center starting at midnight on April 29 and requires a separate ticket that is available for purchase by four-day and three-day ticket holders and Saturday ticket holders. Artists confirmed to…