IBMA Special Awards Given During Luncheon Today

Raleigh, NC (October 1, 2015) The International Bluegrass Music Association announced the recipients of their 2015 Special Awards during a Luncheon today at the Raleigh Convention Center.
Winners were:
·        Bluegrass Broadcaster of the Year – Chris Jones
·        Bluegrass Event of the Year – (tie) A Lester Flatt Celebration 2014, Sparta, TN; 42nd RockyGrass Festival, Lyons, CO

The 26th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Handed Out Tonight in Raleigh, N.C.

Bluegrass music’s finest were honored tonight at the 26thAnnual International Bluegrass Music Awards, handed out in front of full house at the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, N.C.  The Earls of Leicester swept with four wins: Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year, Instrumental Group of the Year, and Gospel Recorded Performance of the Year. Add to that Earls of Leicester member Jerry Douglas’ win for Dobro Player of the Year and Earls member Shawn Camp’s Male Vocalist of the Year win; a good night indeed for the five-piece band.

26th Annual International Bluegrass Awards to be Streamed Live Online by Music City Roots SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction, WUNC TV to Also Carry Live Broadcast

Nashville, Tenn. (September 26, 2015) — Thursday night’s 26th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards will be live streamed online by Music City Roots on their website, This is in addition to the live broadcast on SiriusXM Satellite Radio (Bluegrass Junction) which was previously announced, as well as the live broadcast throughout North Carolina by WUNC-TV.

Bluegrass Music Awards Nominations To Be Announced August 12

International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominations To Be Announced August 12 During One-Hour Live Show On SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction Channel
Live show will take place 11am-12pm Eastern
from Nashville, Tennessee; music fans can also follow the nominations live, as they’re revealed, on IBMA’s Facebook page.
Official hashtags: #WOB, #IBMA, #Raleigh

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