IBMA News Articles

IBMA Attendance and Economics Released

IBMA World of Bluegrass, which includes IBMA Bluegrass Live powered by PNC, saw a combined attendance of 101,368 with the return to an in-person event in Raleigh.

2021 IBMA Awards Announced

The International Bluegrass Music Awards have been announced. This public award ceremony has been a long time coming with covid prohibiting gatherings since the virus was unleashed on the world.

2021 IBMA Awards Line Up

The Infamous Stringdusters will host and perform at the 32nd Annual IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards presented by Yamaha.

2021 IBMA’s Distinguished Achievement Awards

Five bluegrass music leaders have been named for a 2021 Distinguished Achievement Award.

2021 World of Bluegrass Progress

2021 World of Bluegrass Progress

While progress is being made with vaccinations and the number of new cases continues to decline, it is still too early to confirm the extent of in-person events.

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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