Staff and Alumna Nominated for IBMA Awards

Tina Dishman, Band and Kristen Scott Benson Up for Awards from the International Bluegrass Music Association

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Director of Curb College Academic Advising Tina Dishman, with her band Sister Sadie, received two nominations for the International Bluegrass Music Association 2019 Awards: Vocal Group of the Year and Album of the Year for “Sister Sadie – II.”

Alumna Kristen Scott Benson is also nominated for Banjo Player of the Year.

The nominees were announced Wednesday, as voted by the association’s professional members and committee members. The awards will be given out Thursday, Sept. 26, during IBMA’s World of Bluegrass conference in Raleigh, North Carolina. Sister Sadie has the honor of performing at the ceremony, as well. View a list of nominees here.

Tickets for the 30th annual awards show are available to the public here and the show will be broadcast live on Facebook and on Sirius XM’s Bluegrass Junction channel starting at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Sister Sadie will be making its third appearance at the Grand Ole Opry on August 16.