IBMA Industry Involvement Award – Brad Kolodner

The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA)  added the Momentum Awards in 2012. These awards are focused on artists and business people who are in the early years of their careers in bluegrass music.

This year Brad Kolodner was recognized for the 14522760_1335076546525407_2216704929932513553_n2016 Industry Involvement Award for his bluegrass show at WAMU radio, 88.5. You can read about all the Momentum Award finalists at Bluegrass Today or on the IBMA website.

Brad and his father Ken Kolodner will be performing at Chestnut House Concerts on Saturday, November 5 along with fiddle player Rachel Eddy.

If you would like to attend contact Tim at tlehman9@gmail.com or call/text 7179409311.

Here are Brad and Ken playing “Reuben’s Train” from their 2013 album “Skipping Rocks“.

 

Artist Updates

Updates from two of the bands that played at Chestnut House Concerts in 2012-2013.

The October 29th issue of Bluegrass Today has an article about Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys, and a recorded interview by author/editor John Lawless with Lindsay Lou.  The interview is about 6 minutes in length and references a video filmed at a farm in Michigan.  The video “The Fix” is below the recorded interview.

Interview with Bluegrass Today | October 29, 2013

 

In other exciting news, yet another artist from last year’s series will be on the Late Show with David Letterman tomorrow, October 30th. (The Kruger Brothers were on the David Letterman show on September 27, 2013).Tania Elizabeth (The Stacks, The Duhks) will be playing with The Avett Brothers.Tania reports that the Duhks and the Avetts go way back and she’s looking forward to seeing her old pals and making some music.

the duhks

 

Up next at Chestnut House Concerts is the duo of Mandy Fer (electric guitar/vocals) and Dave McGraw (guitar/vocals) on Saturday, November 16 – potluck at 6:00 pm, show at 7:00 pm.  To reserve a seat call/text 717-940-9311 or email Tim at tlehman9@gmail.com