25 June 2015

Conceiving IBMA

Yesterday (24 June) was the thirtieth anniversary of the first of a series of meetings in the summer of 1985 that resulted later that year in the setting up of the International Bluegrass Music Association, the trade association of the bluegrass world.

Read Richard Thompson's account on Bluegrass Today, drawing on the memories of Art Menius, who recalls 'the potent mixture of energy, skepticism, commitment, distrust, and enthusiasm', and much more.

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