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Thursday, September 26 • 7:30pm - 10:30pm
30th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards

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Don't miss the biggest night in bluegrass!

Hosted by Del McCoury and Jim Lauderdale

Honoring excellence and featuring outstanding performances and once-in-a-lifetime moments, The awards recognize outstanding achievement and pioneering efforts across 17 categories and 3 Hall of Fame inductions as determined by professionals in the bluegrass music industry

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Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum

The International Bluegrass Music Museum houses exhibits and the Video Oral History Project documentaries, which capture the first generation bluegrass artists as they recount their stories, struggles, and successes through the burgeoning time period of the 1940s and 50s all the way... Read More →
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Bluegrass Situation

This is the new face of bluegrass. It’s young. It’s exciting. It’s passionate.It’s a community that respects its history, knows its roots, looks ahead for ways to innovate and modernize a genre that has been around for generations, and seeks new ways to merge an old tradition... Read More →
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BMI supports its songwriters, composers and publishers by taking care of an important aspect of their careers – getting paid. BMI supports businesses and organizations that play music publicly by offering blanket music licenses that permit them to play more than 10.5 million musical... Read More →
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Boston Bluegrass Union

The Boston Bluegrass Union is a performing arts association based in the Boston area. We have over 38 years of presenting bluegrass concerts, festivals and educational activities.
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Chiesi USA

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Compass Records

Co-founded in 1994 by musicians Alison Brown and Garry West, Compass is a new breed of roots-music label: eclectic, sophisticated, and artist-friendly. Called “one of the greatest independent labels of the last decade” by Billboard Magazine, Compass Records has provided a thriving... Read More →
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Deering Banjos

Deering Banjo mission is to champion the banjo and inspire creativity around the globe by supplying the best quality, American made banjos available to players of all abilities.
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Radio Bristol

Radio Bristol is a network of channels that showcase the diversity of American roots music from the early recording era to today. Reaching the world through our online media center, Radio Bristol produces original programming through recordings and live sessions from the Birthplace... Read More →
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Recording Academy

The Recording Academy is an American learned academy of musicians, producers, recording engineers, and other musical professionals. It is famous for its Grammy Awards, which recognize achievements in the music industry.
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Virginia is for Music Lovers

The Virginia Tourism Authority, doing business as the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) is an organization of more than 70 professionals working in the Richmond office and at 11 Welcome Centers throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.The overriding goal of all of VTC’s activities... Read More →

Thursday September 26, 2019 7:30pm - 10:30pm EDT
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts 2 East South Street Raleigh, NC 27601