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June 24, 2014

More main-stage acts for IBMA’s World of Bluegrass

The IBMA unveils the rest of the lineup for the main-stage big-ticket shows at this fall’s World of Bluegrass

The International Bluegrass Music Association has rolled out the rest of the lineup for the ticketed portion of Wide Open Bluegrass -- the main-stage, big-venue portion of the program, happening Oct. 3-4. Here are the new additions:

Yonder Mountain String Band

Jesse McReynolds

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn

Balsam Range

Lonesome River Band

Chatham County Line

Noam Pikelny & Stuart Duncan

Della Mae

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out

Grascals

Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice

Special Consensus

Town Mountain

Deadly Gentlemen

James King Band

Larry Stephenson Band

Mustered Courage

The Roys

Davidson Brothers

Bobby Hicks with Tony Williamson & Ron Shuffler

Jerry Douglas’ Earls of Leicester

Here are the previously announced acts that they’ll accompany:

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder with Bruce Hornsby

Del McCoury Band with special guests

Hot Rize reunion (first new studio LP since 1990)

Gibson Brothers

Steep Canyon Rangers

Sierra Hull

Kruger Brothers with Kontras Quartet

Wide Open Jam -- Sam Bush, Bela Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Edgar Meyer, Bryan Sutton & Stuart Duncan

As long as I’m at it, the keynote speaker is Bela Fleck; and the lineup for the “Bluegrass Ramble” nightclub shows can be found here. And now you’re up to date.

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