IBMA Gratuates 26 New “Movers & Shakers” in the Industry!

imageThe International Bluegrass Music Association is proud to announce the graduating class of Leadership Bluegrass 2017.

Leadership Bluegrass is an intensive, three-day program focused on interactive learning and networking experiences that invite participants to examine the challenges and opportunities facing the bluegrass music industry, and pursue leadership development.

True Grass Joins Poor Mountain Roster!


Poor Mountain Records has  announced  the signing of True Grass!

True Grass had been around since the mid-ninties and is now ready to persue their dream!


Police Looking For Owner of Recovered Vintage Dobro!

imageBrentwood, Tennessee detectives have made an arrest in the theft of several guitars.

During the investigation the suspect admitted that he had stolen a vintage Dobro from Brentwood; however, they have not been able to determine the rightful owner.

The New Balance Moves To Echo Mountain!

imageBella Johnson of Echo Mountain Entertainment announced the moving of Indiana Bluegrass band, The New Balance, to Echo Mountain Entertainment.

The New Balance, a traditional Bluegrass, Gospel, and Country group, is an audience favorite  throughout the United States. 


New Band for Kristi Stanley!

imageOn the brink of releasing her debut album with Union House Records, Kristi Stanley is proud to introduce her new band, RUNNING BLIND.

Compiled from years of experience, high skill levels, and polished stage presence, there is no doubt that this group will do a fine job supporting Kristi’s powerful vocals.


NIGHTFLYER to Wilson Pickins Promotions!

imageWilson Pickins Promotions has announced that they have  added Ohio-based Nightflyer to their diverse team of bluegrass bands.

Nightflyer brings to the table an incredible sound infused with soul, traditional bluegrass drive and an ability to truly stir your emotions.

Claire Lynch Video Contest Winners Announced!

imageClaire Lynch says she was “FLOORED by the submissions for my ‘Black Flowers’ video contest”.

Fans from far and wide sent unique photos, videos and news clippings that evoked the spirit of the moving Lynn Miles song from her GRAMMY-nominated album, NORTH BY SOUTH

International Bluegrass Music Museum Receives large Donation from the Estate of H. Conway Gandy!

The International Bluegrass Music Museum (IBMM) is honored to accept an incredible archival donation from the estate of the late H. Conway Gandy, which includes his rare and extensive collection of bluegrass LPs, CDs, cassette tapes, books, and recorded radio shows.

Gandy was a lifetime member of IBMM and a founding member of the Colorado Bluegrass Society.

First New Ralph Stanley Release Since His Passing!

With the release of the film O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Ralph Stanley cemented his place as an American music legend.

His iconic voice became the voice of the mountains, and the last fifteen years of his life and career proved to be a celebration of this, with Grammy Awards, all-star collaborations, and induction into the Grand Ole Opry.

Two New Releases from Rebel Records

imageRebel Records is excited to announce the release of two new albums: Big Country Bluegrass' Let Them Know I'm From Virginia and Larry Sparks' Lonesome And Blue: More Favorites.

New Label for Nick Chandler & Delivered!

L to R: Jonathon Buckner, Nick Chandler and Rick Dollar.Poor Mountain Records has announced the signing of Nick Chandler and Delivered, a Bluegrass and Gospel group from Weaverville North Carolina.

They have traveled the nation sharing their Gospel and Traditional Bluegrass scince 2009 and have had their share of success with songs in the top 10 on national Bluegrass and Gospel charts.