NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 14, 2014) The Boxcars, Blue Highway and The Del McCoury Band are the leading nominees in the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards, the International Bluegrass Music Association announced Wednesday in Nashville, Tenn.
The awards show is Oct. 2 in Raleigh, N.C.
Individually and as a five-piece group, The Boxcars received 10 nominations, including album of the year and two for song of the year.
Its members, Ron Stewart and Adam Steffey, also drew individual nominations for performance and musicianship.
Blue Highway received nine nominations, including entertainer of the year and album of the year, as well as nominations for band members Tim Stafford and Rob Ickes.
The Del McCoury Band has six nominations with individual nominations for members Del McCoury and Jason Carter.