Thursday, 26 January 2012

Irish member of IBMA Leadership Bluegrass 2012

Ronnie Norton of Dublin, Ireland, who is active as a bluegrass photographer, critic, reporter, and radio presenter, will be the only member of the 2012 IBMA Leadership Bluegrass class to come from outside the USA. The Leadership Bluegrass programme aims to build up a network of people who have shared learning and communication related to the needs of the bluegrass community. The 2012 course will be held in Nashville on 8-10 March.

Ronnie presents the 'Lonesome Highway' internet radio show on World Wide Bluegrass; is a member of the Lonesome Highway website team; and as a photographer he covers major bluegrass events in Ireland, serving as 'staff photographer' for the Johnny Keenan Banjo Festival, among others.