Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

June 22, 2011

IBMA winners abound at Rudy Fest


June 22, 2011 —     Nine acts with a truckload of awards from the International Bluegass Music Association (IBMA) will be performing at the 11th annual Rudy Fest Bluegrass Festival, running Thursday through Saturday.

    IBMA winners appearing at the festival’s main stage at the Carter County Fairgrounds on US 60 west of Grayson will include Dailey & Vincent, Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out, The Grascals, Larry Cordle and Lonesome Standard Time, Tony Rice, Josh Williams, Charlie Sizemore, and The Steeldrivers.

    Among their awards are Vocal Group of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Recorded Event of the Year, Instrumental Recorded Event of the Year, Gospel Recorded Event of the Year and Emerging Artist of the Year.

    A complete schedule of performances in the three-day event appears on Page A-5 of today’s Journal-Times.

    Tickets for the popular festival will be available at the gate. 

    Prices are $70 for the entire weekend, $20 for Thursday only, $35 for Friday only, and $35 for Saturday only. Children 12 and under are admitted free.

    For more information on tickets, contact any of the Rudy Fest committee members, including Rudy at 315-1417, Tom at 316-5011, Vic at 304-208-2601, Leroy at 922-4987 or John at 316-0975.

    The festival’s website is

    The festival site is about two miles west of Grayson off US 60. Primitive campsites are available. Campsites with electrical hookups are sold out.

    This year’s festival’s title sponsor is Kentucky Automotive Center of Grayson, including Grayson Ford and Grayson Chrysler Jeep Dodge.