Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen Win 2016 IBMA Award for Instrumental Group of the Year

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen received the IBMA Instrumental Group of the Year award at the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Awards. The group first won this category in 2014.

Solivan’s recent solo album Family, Friends & Heroes (Compass Records) was released on March 4. A tribute to Solivan’s musical heroes, the project includes Dirty Kitchen members, some of Solivan’s own family, and special guests John Cowan, Jerry Douglas and Sam Bush, Jim Hurst, Del McCoury, and more.

Frank Solivan - Family, Friends & Heroes
Frank Solivan – Family, Friends & Heroes

Upcoming tour dates include:

October 1 – Bluegrass by the Bay – Ocean City, Maryland.
October 15 – The Hamilton – Washington, D.C.
October 22 – LEAF Festival – Black Mountain, North Carolina.
November 12 – Riverhawk Music Festival – Brooksville, Florida.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.


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