We are looking forward to hitting the road for the International Bluegrass Music Association’s World of Bluegrass conference and festival in Nashville this coming week, and we have a host of events planned at World of Bluegrass and elsewhere in Nashville. If you’re making the trip we hope you’ll come by so we can meet you and say hi. For information about World of Bluegrass visit the IBMA website. Here’s our schedule — it’s subject to changes so double-check the times and locations before you head out. For complete details view the latest edition of our newsletter. All times are Central. We hope to see you!
Tuesday, September 25th
2 p.m., “SiriusXM Live From IBMA” taping before a studio audience, SiriusXM Studios at Bridgestone Arena. With Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice and The Darrell Webb band. Free admission. Guests should arrive no later than 1:30 p.m. for seating.
Wednesday, September 26
7 p.m., (Flamekeeper at 9:05 p.m.), “Bluegrass On Broadway” concert, Ernest Tubb Record Shop, 417 Broadway, Nashville. Free admission.
Thursday, September 27
2 p.m., performance on WAMU radio’s Bluegrass Country. Listen at www.BluegrassCountry.org or on 105.5 FM in the Washington, DC, area.
5:45 p.m., IBMA Awards Red Carpet Event, live-streamed on BluegrassToday.com
7:30 p.m., IBMA Awards Show, live on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction. This year we’re nominated for Instrumental Group of the Year, and Mike is nominated for Fiddle Performer of the Year and for Recorded Event of the Year for his contribution to Larry Cordle’s performance of the Johnny Paycheck classic country hit “Old Violin.” And our own Glenn Gibson makes his first appearance on the IBMA Awards Show in the show’s grand finale.
Friday, September 28
10:30 p.m., “Bluegrass On Broadway Continues,” Ernest Tubb Record Shop, 417 Broadway, Nashville. Free admission.
Saturday, September 29
11 a.m., Flamekeeper hosts Celebrity Jam with Kids on Bluegrass, Level 3 lounge, Nashville Convention Center. Bring your instruments!
12:30 p.m., Michael Cleveland and Aubrey Haynie, fiddle workshop, Nashville Convention Center Room 209/210.
2 p.m., Flamekeeper performance, Martin Guitars booth, Exhibit Hall
7 p.m., Flamekeeper performance, FanFest, Main Stage