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IBMA Recognizes The Best In Bluegrass

The Earls of Leicester took home the 'Entertainer of the Year' award for the second year in a row at the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Awards.
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The Earls of Leicester took home the 'Entertainer of the Year' award for the second year in a row at the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Awards.

The International Bluegrass Music Association is underway in Raleigh with the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Awards. The group The Earls of Leicester won Entertainer of the Year for the second year in a row. The group led the field in nominations. Host Frank Stasio talks with John Lawless, editor of Bluegrass Today, about notable awards and emerging bands in bluegrass.The best of IBMA

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Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.
Charlie Shelton