This year’s IBMA Bluegrass Fan Fest will celebrate the 100th birthday of the late Bill Monroe, Father of Bluegrass Music. Scheduled for September 30 through October 2 in Nashville, the event will include more than 30 acts, including Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, The Grascals, and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver.
In addition to the music and being able to meet artists, attendees can visit a bluegrass-themed exhibit hall with more than 100 booths. Also planned are celebrity jams and a “Name that Bluegrass Boy” trivia competition for fans. For more, go to worldofbluegrass.org.