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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

"The Super Bowl of Bluegrass Music" — and "the Hopscotch"

Posted By on Wed, May 16, 2012 at 2:00 PM

from the IBMA Denny Edwards dubbed it "the Super Bowl of Bluegrass Music." Well, it (the World of Bluegrass) is coming to Raleigh in the fall of 2013, 2014 and 2015 — after which, maybe it'll be permanent? Edwards is CEO of the Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau, which is busting its buttons at getting the International Bluegrass Music Association to bring its annual meeting, awards show and three-day festival of twangy 'grass to Raleigh in the fall for at least the next three years. (A press release with the dates is below.) But I liked what William Lewis called...

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