IBMA News Articles

New Director For IBMA

The International Bluegrass Music Association’s Board of Directors announced that Pat Morris has been selected as the organisation’s Executive Director. He’s expected to start May 24, and will be based at the IBMA office in Nashville, Tennessee. IBMA – the...

IBMA Bluegrass Ramble and Virtual Showcase

Official Showcases are the premier platform for new bluegrass music during IBMA World of Bluegrass. Applications are now open.

Bluegrass Country Broadcasts

Bluegrass Country radio broadcasts bluegrass, old time and Americana music 24/7 at 88.5FM HD2 in Washington, DC and streams worldwide at bluegrasscountry.org.

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.

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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