Bluegrass Canada Updates To Website.
Updates to the Bluegrass Canada (Bluegrass Music Association of Canada) website sees the inclusion of a Band Directory, online access to newsletters, upcoming events and links to the new The Canadian Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame.
The aim of the association is to support individuals, groups and organisations involved in bluegrass and old-time music.
Dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Bluegrass and Old-time music throughout Canada, the association looks to provide leadership and promote education among fans, bands, bands and artists.
The Bluegrass Music Assoc. of Canada’s specific goals include:
- the establishment of bluegrass categories in the Juno Awards;
- lobbying with other musical genres for changes in US laws to allow easier access to the US by Canadian musicians;
- establishing a national bluegrass awards program not in conflict with the two existing regional awards events;
- sponsoring Canadian Bands to Showcase at IBMA;
- supporting Canadian bands efforts to perform in other parts of the country;
- seeking grant funding to achieve these goals.
Visit Bluegrass Canada here to learn more.