Sam Bush To Host 22nd Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards
July 7, 2011 at 9:03 AM (PT)
Mandolin virtuoso SAM BUSH will host the 22nd Annual INTERNATIONAL BLUEGRASS MUSIC AWARDS on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th, at 7:30p (CT) at NASHVILLE’s historic RYMAN AUDITORIUM.
“It is my pleasure to return as the host for the 2011 IBMA Awards,” said BUSH. “As a Bluegrass fan and fellow KENTUCKIAN, it’s especially important to me in the 100th year anniversary of BILL MONROE’s birth. I look forward to spending the evening with the nominees and the winners, as this is their special night.”
The IBMA AWARDS will be broadcast live on SIRIUS XM SATELLITE RADIO on BLUEGRASS JUNCTION, Channel 14 and will be syndicated to more than 300 U.S. markets and 14 foreign networks. Program directors and station managers may sign up to be affiliates online at www.ibma.org.
The IBMA AWARDS SHOW is a part of the WORLD OF BLUEGRASS week, which takes place SEPTEMBER 26th through OCTOBER 2nd in NASHVILLE.
Nominations for the awards will be announced at a press conference scheduled for WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17 in NASHVILLE. For more information, including how to get tickets to the awards, visit www.ibma.org.