The Grascals Win At SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards
Congratulations to SESAC affiliate Jamie Johnson and The Grascals on receiving “Instrumental Group of the Year”at the “37th Annual SPBGMA Bluegrass Music Awards."
"It's an amazing feeling," remarked The Grascals' Jamie Johnson. "We've worked really hard to carry the tradition of bluegrass to new audiences, and we are honored to be acknowledged."
For a complete list of winners, CLICK HERE.
SPBGMA (spig' ma) is the acronym for:
Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America
The corporate charter states that the goals of SPBGMA are:
To preserve the traditional spirit and art form of Bluegrass music,
To offer a management service for any community desiring to hold a Bluegrass festival,
To organize and conduct Bluegrass Band competitions,
In all SPBGMA sponsored events, instruments must be traditional acoustic instruments, no electrified instruments permitted,
To encourage professionalism in appearance and showmanship by the performers at SPBGMA events,
To encourage the support of various Bluegrass publications and associations.