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Posted on: August 16, 2019

International Bluegrass Music Association nominates local festival

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FBTX ~ For the third time, the Bloomin' Bluegrass Festival in Farmers Branch has been nominated for 'Event of the Year' by the International Bluegrass Music Association.

   According to IBMA officials, the Industry Awards are given to those whose crucial work in the business often goes unnoticed by fans and followers. Awards will be distributed on Thursday, September 26 during the World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC at a special awards luncheon.

   Nominees for Bluegrass Event of the Year are:

  • Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival (Farmers Branch, Texas)
  • Blueberry Bluegrass Festival (Stony Plain, Alberta Canada)
  • Emelin Theatre Bluegrass Concert Series (Mamaroneck, New York)
  • County Bluegrass (Fort Fairfield, Maine)
  • The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming (SW Virginia)

   The 2019 edition of Bloomin' Bluegrass in Farmers Branch is planned October 18 & 19 at the Farmers Branch Historical Park. Tickets are now on sale.


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