2012 IBMA Fan Fest

Fan Fest is bluegrass music's premier annual event. It's held each year by the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA).

Established and rising stars come together with fans from around the world to enjoy a week of performances, workshops, jam sessions, an awards ceremony honoring players, recordings, songs, and other achievements.

In 2012, KET recorded main stage Fan Fest performances in Nashville, capturing more than 40 performances by top names in bluegrass.

The following Jubilee programs were shot at 2012 IBMA Fan Fest :

Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top X-Press/The Del McCoury Band (#1701)
Two legendary bluegrass groups, Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top X-Press and The Del McCoury Band, perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out/Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers (#1702)
Five-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Male Vocalist of the Year Russell Moore and his group IIIrd Tyme Out plus bluegrass and gospel performer Larry Sparks and his group The Lonesome Ramblers perform at the 2012 IBMA Fan Fest in Nashville.
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver/The Rambling Rooks (#1703)
Bluegrass music Hall of Famer Doyle Lawson and his group Quicksilver plus The Rambling Rooks perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
The Boxcars/The Skip Cherryholmes Quintet/The Chapmans (#1704)
Performances from the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville feature IBMA 2012 Instrumental Group of the Year The Boxcars, rising star Skip Cherryholmes and his quintet, and first-generation family group The Chapmans.
Steep Canyon Rangers/Sleepy Man Banjo Boys (#1705)
North Carolina bluegrass band The Steep Canyon Rangers and the young picking stars Sleep Man Banjo Boys perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
Della Mae/Dale Ann Bradley/Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands (#1706)
Boston-based alt-grassers Della Mae, five-time IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year Dale Ann Bradley, and folk-bluegrass group Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
J.D. Crowe & The New South/Audie Blaylock and Redline (#1707)
Bluegrass legend J. D. Crowe and his group The New South and award-winning vocalist and guitarist Audie Blaylock and his group Redline perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
The Roys/Darin & Brooke Aldridge/The Bankesters (#1708)
Brother and sister duo The Roys, the “sweethearts of bluegrass” Darin & Brooke Aldridge, and up-and-coming stars The Bankesters perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper/Jaclyn Sites/Kids on Bluegrass (#1709)
Premier fiddler Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, 2012 Grand Master Fiddle Champion Jaclyn (Jacie) Sites; and the youthful performers of Kids on Bluegrass perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice/Blue Highway (#1710)
Performances from the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville feature Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, who took home 2012 Song of the Year and Album of the Year trophies, and IBMA Vocal Group of the Year Blue Highway.
The SteelDrivers/The Clay Hess Band (#1711)
Nashville’s own The SteelDrivers and Grammy award winner Clay Hess and his band perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
Marty Raybon & Full Circle/Lonesome River Band (#1712)
Top vocalist Marty Raybon and his group Full Circle and Lonesome River Band, who received the 2012 IBMA Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year Award for their song, “Angeline The Baker,” perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time/Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers (#1713)
Bluegrass veteran Larry Cordle and his group Lonesome Standard Time and 2012 IBMA Emerging Artists of the Year Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
Jim Lauderdale/The Grascals/The Spinney Brothers (#1714)
Nashville “A-list” songwriter Jim Lauderdale, perennial bluegrass favorites The Grascals, and Canadian acoustic group The Spinner Brothers perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
Darrell Webb Band/Newtown/Jesse McReynolds & The Virginia Boys Reunion (#1715)
2012 IBMA Emerging Artist of the Year nominee the Darrell Webb Band; Kentucky-based group Newtown; and bluegrass icon Jesse McReynolds and his group The Virginia Boys Reunion perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville
Sierra Hull/Balsam Range (#1716)
Mandolin prodigy Sierra Hull and North Carolina bluegrass group Balsam Range perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
The Josh Williams Band/The Charlie Sizemore Band (#1717)
Bluegrass/country guitarist Josh Williams and his band and acclaimed Kentucky vocalist/guitarist Charlie Sizemore and his band perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
The HillBenders/Donna Ulisse and The Poor Mountain Boys (#1718)
Young, high-energy quintet The Hillbenders and “bluegrass poet” Donna Ulisse and The Poor Mountain Boys perform at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville
Best of the 2012 IBMA Fan Fest Part 1 (#1719)
Veteran stars and rising young groups are featured in performances from the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville.
Best of the 2012 IBMA Fan Fest Part 2 (#1720)
More performances of original songs from artists featured at the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Association Fan Fest in Nashville