Lipscomb University presents the inaugural “Music From The Mountain” show, an evening honoring Mother Maybelle Carter. It will be hosted by Larry Gatlin on Feb. 11 at the Collins Alumni Auditorium, featuring the Del McCoury Band, The Whites, Tom T. & Dixie Hall, the Gatlins, Heather Berry, and The Carter Family III with Dale Jett, Laura Cash and John Carter Cash. Proceeds benefit the Nashville Rescue Mission. Tickets available at Lipscomb box office (966-7075) and Ticketmaster.
The Grascals were named Overall Bluegrass Group of the Year during the 36th annual SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards Show & Convention, held at the Sheraton Music City in Nashville Feb. 4-7. The band is currently preparing for the upcoming Hank Williams Jr. Rowdy Friends tour, featuring Eric Church, Jamey Johnson and Hank Williams, Jr.
IBMA’s Leadership Bluegrass Class of 2010 has been announced. Among the Nashvillians in the group are Kissy Black, Lotos Nile; Linda Bonner, Grassland Elementary; Thad Keim, Compass Records Group; Patty Mitchell, Artist; Jess Norburg, IBMA; Andrew Stokes, McLachlan Management International; and Donna Ulisse, Donna Ulisse & the Poor Mountain Boys/Hadley Music Group. Click here to see the entire list.
Recommendations Sought for Board Nominations: IBMA is currently seeking written recommendations for members interested in serving on the organization’s board of directors. The four seats to be filled by election by fellow members during 2010 include representatives for:
-Artists, Composers & Publishers
-International (non-US members)
-Merchandisers & Luthiers
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The IBMA will host the World of Bluegrass Convention in Nashville, September 27 – October 3, 2010.
Deadline to submit for the IBMA Songwriter Showcase is May 1, 2010.
Roe Entertainment has signed 3-time IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year Dale Ann Bradley for exclusive booking representation. Roe can be reached at 877-688-5885 or [email protected].