The Earls of Leicester Named “Entertainer of the Year” For The Third Year In A Row At 28th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards

Raleigh, North Carolina (September 28, 2017) — The Earls of Leicester made it a “three-peat” at tonight’s 28th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, winning the coveted “Entertainer of the Year” Award for the third year in a row (2015, 2016, 2017). Awards were also presented to many first time recipients, including Molly Tuttle, the first female to win “Guitar Player of the Year.”

Nashville Renaissance - July IB 2107 cover story

Nashville Renaissance:

A Hotbed for Young Bluegrass Pickers

by Mollie Farr

From the comfortable perch of my home office on the second floor, on any given day I can hear the distant sounds of flatpicking guitar, bubbly mandolin solos, or fiddle tunes. Oftentimes I gaze out my window and watch a small group of people playing music on the porch across the street.


IBMA Announces 2017 Awards Show Hosts

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn Announced as Hosts
For the 28th International Bluegrass Music Awards

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