The International Bluegrass Music Association announced the nominees for their 2017 Awards to be presented September 28th in Raleigh, NC, at the World of Bluegrass Conference. Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper received a total of FIVE nominations in the following categories:
Instrumental Group of the Year, Fiddle Player – Michael Cleveland, Album of the Year – FIDDLER’S DREAM, Instrumental Recorded Performance – “Fiddler’s Dream,” and Recorded Event of the Year – “Steamboat Whistle Blues” featuring Sam Bush.