The 26th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Handed Out Tonight in Raleigh, N.C.
The Earls of Leicester Sweep with four wins: Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year, Instrumental Group of the Year, Gospel Recorded Performance Of the Year
Performances by Alison Krauss, The Earls of Leicester, The Del McCoury Band, and Others.
Red Hat Ampitheater shows move indoors
The ticketed portion of this weekend's Wide Open Bluegrass festival will be moved from the Red Hat Amphitheater into the Raleigh Convention Center in Exhibit Halls A & B. All current Red Hat Amphitheater tickets will be honored. Friday's performances are sold out; tickets are still available for Saturday and can be purchased via Etix.com or at the door at the event.
Tickets purchased for the shows at the Red Hat Ampitheater will be valid in the Convention Center and the process for entry will be the same: Bring your paper ticket to the exhibit hall and when you leave, you will get a wristband for re-entry.
Special Awards Given During Luncheon at World of Bluegrass
The IBMA Special Awards ceremony took place during a luncheon today at the Raleigh Convention Center.