Sam Bush & Jim Lauderdale To Announce IMBA Nominees for 2014 LIVE!

IBMA IMAGENominations for the 25th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards to be announced August 13!

Bluegrass fans all over the globe can watch live as the final nominees for the 25th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards are announced on Wednesday, August 13 at 4:45 pm Central/5:45 pm Eastern.


For the fourth year in a row, Music City Roots will broadcast the nomination press conference live at www.musiccityroots.com, from Liberty Hall in The Factory at Franklin (230 Franklin Road) in Franklin, Tennessee.

Celebrated bluegrass artists/songwriters Sam Bush and Jim Lauderdale will host the Aug. 13 nominations press conference, which is free and open to the public. Separate admission is required for Music City Roots’ Wednesday show, which will feature Sam Bush, Balsam Range, Detour, and Becky Buller.

The regularly scheduled Music City Roots show will take place after the press conference at 7:00 pm Central. For ticket information, visit the MCR’s website.

Like last year, bluegrass supporters in Raleigh, North Carolina – host city for IBMA’s World of Bluegrass, Sept. 30 – October 4 – have the opportunity to watch the live August 13 nominations broadcast with fellow music fans at a “viewing party” at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (11 West Jones Street) in downtown Raleigh.

The viewing party is free and open to the public, but free tickets are required – visit pinecone.org for details.  North Carolina bluegrass band Diamond Creek will perform in the Daily Planet CafĂ© after the final nominees are announced.

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