grannypam | September 28, 2010
The best part of IBMA it the energy of the participants. Now, there are plenty of bluegrass festivals that contain something similar, but this gathering is special. We are part of a group of grassroots club members that are here for the music and atmosphere, rather than for the seminars. Although we would qualify for [...]
grannypam | October 6, 2009
We are back home from our long, fun, interesting vacation. We were in Kentucky and Tennessee, but we are back in reality now! We arrived later than we had hoped too, but all in one piece. After I took everything we own took almost everything we own made about 30 trips bringing things to the [...]
grannypam | October 29, 2008
I thought you might like to see the article Barry Mazor wrote about the IBMA World of Bluegrass, the trade show, convention, awards show, and Fanfest Papa and I recently attended. You really have to be there to understand how special the whole event is. This explains it to people who don’t understand, I guess.
grannypam | October 14, 2008
The future is important. Dr. Evertt Lilly and the Songcatchers feature a third generation, his daughter, Ashley. Skip the talk if you like, but listen to the entire tune, please. This is Ashley’s first stage performance.
grannypam | October 13, 2008
I just finished posting Papa’s pictures from our time at IBMA in Nashville. There were more than 700! I split them into several galleries, so you can look only a what you are interested in. Here’s my favorite: This cute little girl came along, pulling the bass on a cart. The stool was attached somehow, [...]
grannypam | October 6, 2008
OK, we saw this, it’s true, this kid did really play that way.
grannypam | October 4, 2008
I know you probably already checked today, to see if my I peeled my self out of bed a wrote something, and the answer is no. But I wanted to let you know: The Dan Band is as good as you could possibly imagine. Better. Better than that. In case you see Jeff, Adam was [...]