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Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper Among 2021 IBMA Awards Nominees

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper Among 2021 IBMA Awards Nominees

The International Bluegrass Music Association announced their 2021 nominees during a press conference at Nashville's historic Station Inn on Tuesday, July 20th. Michael Cleveland, the IBMA's most awarded fiddle player with 12 wins, is once again a final nominee in...

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper Continue Winning Streak

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper Continue Winning Streak

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper are on fire as they picked up two more awards on Sunday, February 2nd. During the National SPBGMA Awards held in Nashville, Tennessee, the band won Instrumental Group of the Year and Cleveland won Fiddle Player of the Year. The band...

MICHAEL CLEVELAND ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM: TALL FIDDLER

MICHAEL CLEVELAND ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM: TALL FIDDLER

MICHAEL CLEVELAND ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM: TALL FIDDLER  FEATURING AN ALL-STAR CAST: Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Tommy Emmanuel, Bela Fleck, Tim O'Brien,  Dan Tyminski, Del McCoury, The Travelin’ McCourys, and Flamekeeper With a Grammy nomination and a record-setting 11 wins...

Michael Cleveland Wins 11th IBMA Fiddle Player of the Year!

Michael Cleveland Wins 11th IBMA Fiddle Player of the Year!

Flamekeeper Lights Up Awards Stage with Hot Performance, Wraps Up Evening with Recording Academy After-Party Appearance.  The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) held their annual awards ceremony in Raleigh, North Carolina on Thursday, September 27th, and...

2018 Marks Banner Year for Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

2018 Marks Banner Year for Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

Cleveland Inducted Into National Fiddler Hall of Fame, Band Performs with The Louisville Orchestra; Blue Blaze Award and Feature Length Documentary Film Forthcoming Bluegrass music's most awarded fiddle player, Michael Cleveland is riding high alongside his...

“Steamboat Whistle Blues” – The Story Behind The Recording!

“Steamboat Whistle Blues” – The Story Behind The Recording!

"Steamboat Whistle Blues" is a song from John Hartford's newgrass classic, AEREO-PLAIN, originally recorded in Nashville at Hillbilly Central, now home to Compass Records Group where we did a lot of the recording for my new album, FIDDLER'S DREAM. Here's a little more...