Sunday, 22 June 2014

Put the "International" in IBMA by playing at World of Bluegrass 2014

Your band on stage at World of Bluegrass 2014?
World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, Sept. 30 - Oct. 4
IBMA's International Committee (cooperating with Nechville Banjos) wants to put as many great bluegrass bands from outside the US on stage as possible during the World of Bluegrass week. So if you are a band from any other country than the United States that is planning to go to Raleigh this fall, or if you know of one, please let us know!
We will be hosting an International Bluegrass booth in the Bluegrass Expo during the IBMA Business Conference Oct. 1-4; a Bluegrass Ramble sponsored evening showcase from 11 p.m.-2 a.m. at The Architect on Tuesday night, Sept. 30 in Raleigh; more international music at the Tir Na Nog in Raleigh on Friday, Oct. 3; and an After Hours showcase in the Alumni Room at the Marriott in Raleigh on Thursday night, Oct. 2, from 11 p.m.-2 a.m. after the IBMA Awards Show. 
Apart from the official IBMA stages, we will have several opportunities for performing from Tuesday through Friday, late at night and/or in the daytime.
Please contact angelika@ebma.org, preferably before July 1, so we can put the showcase programs together in time to be published through the IBMA media.
This is a great opportunity for you to reach an audience in Raleigh, and put on your CV that you have performed there!
Let us show them that bluegrass music is alive and well, all over the world!
-Angelika Torrie
International IBMA board member