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IBMA announces nominees for 2019 Momentum, Industry awards

From the good folks at the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA):

NASHVILLE — The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) announced the nominees for this year’s Industry Awards and Momentum Awards, which will be presented during the IBMA Business Conference, as part of the organization’s World of Bluegrass event, brought to you by Chiesi USA, Sept. 24-28 in Raleigh.

The recipients of the 2019 Momentum Awards will be presented with their awards at a conference luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 25, and the recipients of the 2019 Industry Awards will be presented with their awards at a conference luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 26. Thursday’s Awards Luncheon will also include a segment honoring the recipients of the 2019 Distinguished Achievement Awards.

Registration for the IBMA Business Conference is required to attend; registration, tickets and information for all World of Bluegrass events can be found at

“The virtuosity of bluegrass musicians is recognized worldwide. With the Industry Awards, we recognize that same quality, found in our industry professionals who make vital contributions felt by everyone,” says IBMA’s Executive Director Paul Schiminger. “The Momentum Awards celebrate both the incredible achievements of the rising stars in our music, and the generosity of those who mentor them.  Congratulations to each and every nominee for being recognized by your peers!”

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