The International Bluegrass Music Association announced it’s 2013 Awards nominees earlier this month and Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out were once again among the top nominees in 4 categories! From their latest CD, Timeless Hits From The Past Bluegrassed, “Gentle On My Mind” is nominated in the Song of the Year category and “Golden Ring” with Sonya Isaacs is nominated for Recorded Event of the Year. In addition, Russell Moore has once again been nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year, an honor he has won 5 times, and Wayne Benson is nominated for Mandolin Performer of the Year.

“We are SO excited about our inclusion as nominees in this year’s IBMA Awards,” stated Russell Moore. “It’s an honor and a privilege to be mentioned alongside our friends, heroes and musical brothers and sisters, and we wish everyone good luck!!  Most of all, we want to thank all the voting members for including us as finalists!!  It’s sure to be a wonderful night and we can’t wait!!”

The IBMA Awards will take place on Thursday, September 26th in Raleigh, NC as part of the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass Conference. For more information, visit