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Kim Robins named as the newest member of the IBMA Songwriting Committee 

Kim Robins has been named the newest member of the IBMA Songwriting Committee. The Songwriting Committee helps facilitate events for fellow songwriters both during the World of Bluegrass week and throughout the year. Their goal, according to the IBMA website (IBMA.org), is to “enhance and grow our creative community, adding value to your IBMA membership.” Rick Lang, IBMA Songwriter Committee- Chair, had this to say, “Kim is a dedicated IBMA member, songwriter, recording artist who expressed an interest in…

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2017 IBMA’s Songwriter Showcase participants announced  

Posted on June 2, 2017 By John Curtis Goad - BLUEGRASS TODAY

The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced its selections for the 2017 Songwriter Showcase, to be held at this year’s World of Bluegrass in Raleigh. Participants in the showcase are chosen by the IBMA’s Songwriter Showcase Committee from material submitted by the writers themselves. Eleven writers and writing teams were selected this year from 115 submissions. 

Songwriters who will be participating in the showcase include: 

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Already making plans for next year. #IBMA2017 

This by far has been the best IBMA to date. I had such a good time hanging out with my Wilson Pickins team members. We laughed so much and just had a wonderful time. Melanie Wilson has brought us all together and is giving us all an opportunity to do what we love. I'm not sure what the future holds, but I'm looking forward to the ride. Special thanks once again to Dawn Kenney and David Morris for helping me write "Bourbon and Beer." I've already had someone tell me that song should be on country radio. What…

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