IBMA News Articles


Banjo players worldwide would be hard pressed to say they have never heard of the late JD Crowe, the Kentucky banjo player who styled himself on Earl Scruggs and then went to even greater creative heights. Here is a clip of IBMA banjo player of the year nominees...

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.