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BMI Congratulates its 2017 IBMA Nominees

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From News, posted 8.18.17 The International Bluegrass Music Association has honored BMI affiliates with nominations across every musical category for their 2017 IBMA Awards. Hosted by Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, the 28th annual ceremony will be held at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina, on September 28.… Read more...


Hazel Dickens Dies

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From News, posted 4.26.11 Roots music pioneer Hazel Dickens has died. She was 75. The West Virginia native was an early and acclaimed voice for the marginalized members of American society. Through her bluegrass-soaked folk, Dickens took up coal miners’ trials and addressed women’s issues—not solely out of empathy or political purpose, but because… Read more...