Presentation of 2018 IBMA Special Achievement Award to Curtis McPeake – Photos

In the Special Awards Luncheon today at the International Bluegrass Music Association convention in Raleigh, NC, Andy accepted Curtis McPeake‘s Special Achievement Award on his behalf. (Curtis was unable to attend.) The photos below are from Frank Baker’s album in Bluegrass Today. 

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Andy May Panelist at IBMA Annual Business Conference

International Bluegrass Music Association Business Conference Panel: “Planting Grass Seeds—Approaches for Youth Bluegrass Education and Outreach” A panel discussion featuring the perspectives of educators, performers, and community leaders involved with exposing youth musicians to bluegrass music. Topics will include “first exposures” for youths and families unfamiliar with bluegrass, considerations for community youth jams, approaches to organizing a youth bluegrass band,…

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Curtis McPeake Recieves IBMA Distinguished Achievement Award

“Curtis McPeake: In recognition of his lifetime of contributions to bluegrass as one of Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys, a stand-in for Earl Scruggs at Flatt & Scruggs shows, as a member of the Opry’s staff band, and as a Nashville session player, among his many accomplishments.” — IBMA

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IBMA, 2012 – Everett Lilly Panel

Honoring Everett Lilly panel discussion & story-telling – International Bluegrass Music Association Convention
September 27, 2012 · Renaissance Nashville Hotel

Everett Allen Lilly, Jim Rooney, and Richard Brown were on the panel for the Everett Lilly Story-telling Session: “Remembering the Lilly Brothers.” Everett’s last CD, the Swift River Music release, “Everett Lilly and Everybody and Their Brother” won the 2008 International Bluegrass Music Association award for “Recorded Event of the Year.” Andy played mandolin and did post-production work on the project.


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Everett Lilly - Everybody and Their Brother

Andy May’s Swift River Music Wins IBMA for Everett Lilly Project

Everett Lilly CD, IBMA Recorded Event of the Year, is a Very Special Tribute.

Charles Lilly wanted to honor his father, bluegrass music pioneer, Everett Lilly. As the mandolinist and tenor singer with Flatt & Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys for two years during their heyday in the early 1950’s, and as a member of the group The Lilly Brothers and Don Stover, Everett helped transform bluegrass music from a regional musical style to one that is loved across the country and around the world.

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