Michael Cleveland, the International Bluegrass Music Association’s 9-Time Fiddle Performer of the Year, is once again nominated for this prestigious award! The IBMA Awards nominees were announced on Wednesday, August 13th during a press conference held at Music City Roots at The Factory. In addition to being nominated for “Fiddle Performer,” Mike is nominated in 2 additional categories for his work with other artists:

“Instrumental Recorded Performance” for “Thank God I’m A Country Boy” – Special Consensus with Buddy Spicher, Michael Cleveland and Alison Brown, from Country Boy: A Bluegrass Tribute to John Denver, written by John Martin Sommers, Compass Records

“Recorded Event” for “Keepin’ It Between the Lines (Old School)” – Peter Rowan with Bobby Osborne, Jesse McReynolds, Ronnie McCoury, Robbie McCoury, Del McCoury, Michael Cleveland and Alan Bartram, produced by Alison Brown, Compass Records

The IBMA Awards will take place in Raleigh, NC on October 2nd. Visits www.IBMA.org for more information!