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Thank you for making IBMA Virtual World of Bluegrass a rousing success. For the first time ever, a bluegrass-centric conference and music festival entered the homes of thousands across the world providing over 80 hours of programming with the IBMA Business Conference,...

2020 IBMA Awards Announced

Sister Sadie has taken out Entertainer of the Year and Vocal Group of the Year for 2020.

2020 IBMA Industry Awards

The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the recipients of the 2020 Industry Awards, awarded today as part of this week’s IBMA Virtual World of Bluegrass. The 2020 Industry Awards, hosted this year by Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, and...

2020 Momentum Awards Announced

The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the recipients of the 2020 Momentum Awards

2020 IBMA Industry Awards

2020 IBMA Industry Awards

The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced the recipients of the 2020 Industry Awards, awarded...

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When take out IBMA Membership, donate to the IBMA Trust Fund, or the IBMA Foundation, you make the bluegrass world a stronger place.

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Hosts For 2020 IBMA Awards Announced

Hosts For 2020 IBMA Awards Announced

This year’s show will feature performances from all six “Entertainer of the Year” nominees, tributes to Doc Watson and J.D. Crowe, celebrations of women in bluegrass, the 20th anniversary of O Brother, Where Art Thou?, the 75th anniversary of the birth of bluegrass and much more

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IBMA Conference To Go Virtual For 2020

IBMA Conference To Go Virtual For 2020

The International Bluegrass Music Association has just announced that due to ongoing health concerns relating to COVID-19, and the logistical challenges of creating a safe in-person event experience, this year’s IBMA World of Bluegrass will take place virtually.

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2020 IBMA Songwriter Showcase Finalists Announced

2020 IBMA Songwriter Showcase Finalists Announced

The International Bluegrass Music Association has released details on the finalists for the Songwriter Showcase. As a part of the Songwriter Track of the IBMA Business Conference, the Songwriter Showcase is a coveted opportunity which shines a spotlight on ten selected songwriters and their original compositions.

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New Members to IBMA Board

The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the election of new members to its Board of Directors and the election of its officers for the next twelve months. The following members were elected or reelected to serve a three-year term commencing on Wednesday, June 10, 2020

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