Chris Henry

Wanted Dead or Alive: Traditional Bluegrass Music

By Bill Conger

Is traditional bluegrass music going the way of the dinosaur? With many founding fathers of the music now deceased, some aficionados of the genre fear that the music the original class of true bluegrass created will pass away too.

"I think traditional bluegrass is becoming extinct for the younger generation of players and possibly the fans within their generation," said IBMA Hall of Fame member Bobby Osborne.

NSAI & IBMA Collaborate to Launch "Bluebird in the Bluegrass" Songwriter Showcases

Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), The Bluebird Café and IBMA have joined forces to present a new quarterly bluegrass songwriter showcase series in Nashville. Organized by IBMA’s Songwriter Committee, the series will kick off with a World of Bluegrass Week focus on IBMA award nominees.

A band spotlight showcasing IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year Claire Lynch (who is nominated again this year for the award), is scheduled for Sunday, September 25, from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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