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Bluegrass Country Showcases at IBMA

World of Bluegrass, the annual convention of the International Bluegrass Music Association in September, is a conference/trade show/awards show/music festival all rolled into one.

The event takes place in downtown Raleigh, NC on September 25-29.   We’ll be there throughout, at booth 206 in the exhibit hall to meet fans and listeners and spread the word about Bluegrass Country.  If you’re attending the entire show, or just the Wide Open Bluegrass festival on Friday and Saturday, be sure to stop by and say howdy.

On Wednesday and Thursday, Bluegrass Country hosts its annual Showcase, featuring talent across the spectrum of bluegrass and acoustic music.  Each of the 16 bands in the Showcase will have 25 minutes onstage, for interviews conducted by Bluegrass Country hosts and a sample of their music.  This event is open to anyone registered for the IBMA business conference, and we’ll be recording the bands for later broadcast on Bluegrass Country.

The Showcase is in room 204 of the Raleigh Convention Center.  Here’s the schedule.  Click on a band name to read more.


Wednesday 9/26

Thursday 9/27

1:30 – 1:55 Flatt Lonesome FY5
2:00 – 2:25 Cedar Hill Bluegrass Band Kim Robins
2:30 – 2:55 George Jackson Band Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
3:00 – 3:25 Circus #9 Town Mountain
3:30 – 3:55 Hoot & Holler Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers
4:00 – 4:25 David Davis & the Warrior River Boys Amanda Cook
4:30 – 4:55 Price Sisters Kristi Stanley
5:00 –  5:25 Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons Honey Dewdrops