World Music Expo (WOMEX) is seeking proposals for the 2016 edition, including the Showcase Festival, the DJ Summit, the Conference and Film programs. WOMEX 2016 will take place in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, October 19-23, 2016. The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, April 15, 2016.
The final program selection is made by an international and independent jury.
The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the dates of the 2016 World of Bluegrass and Wide Open Bluegrass Festival. The events will take place September 27-October 1, 2016 in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina.
The expo is expected to attract hundreds of bluegrass industry professionals, fans and newcomers. Activities include parties, panels and Q&A sessions with artists and experts, the Bluegrass Ramble, the World of Bluegrass Expo, networking, music showcases and the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival.
The highlight of the week will be the annual Awards Ceremony, where the finest artists in bluegrass music will be rewarded for their talents.
Tickets for World of Bluegrass will go on sale April 5th at 10 a.m. Central Time. Details regarding pricing the music lineup will be coming soon, so watch this spot for the latest information.