Applications Are Now Open For 2023 IBMA Bluegrass Live Youth Stage.
The IBMA Youth Council is now accepting applications from young artists to perform on the IBMA Bluegrass Live Youth Stage, with full set opportunities for youth bands and musicians on the stage across the two-day festival.
Up to 10 acts will be chosen from among the list of applicants by the IBMA Youth Council. The deadline to submit a Youth Stage application is 31st May.
To complete an application, those interested will need to submit one primary contact, along with band/artist information including the band website and the current band lineup. Additional required information includes submitted materials such as performance examples, band pictures and a band bio.
There is no fee to apply for the Youth Stage. You can apply here. Please do not apply to both Kids on Bluegrass and the Youth Stage as the show times and rehearsals may overlap.
IBMA Bluegrass Live! Powered by PNC will be held 29th to 30th September, 2023, the culmination of the five-day IBMA World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, North Carolina from 26th to 30th September.