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Two New Awards For IBMA

Last year, the IBMA Board of Directors approved the addition of two new awards so the association can broaden its recognition of achievement by bluegrass music industry professionals.

International Grant Program From IBMA

The International Band Performance Grant Program is to assist international bands to attend the IBMA World of Bluegrass, develop bluegrass events and audiences globally, and help increase opportunities for everyone involved in the music.

2023 IBMA Award Results

The results ofthe IBMA Awards ceremony have been posted following the IBMA World of Bluegrass event ain North Carolina this past month.

Ken White IBMA Executive Director

The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Board of Directors has selected Ken White to be its next Executive Director beginning on October 2nd, following the completion of IBMA World of Bluegrass.

International Band Performance Grant

International Band Performance Grant

The IBMA established the International Band Performance Grant Program to assist international bands in attending the IBMA World of Bluegrass, develop bluegrass events and audiences globally, and help increase opportunities for everyone involved in the music.

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2022 IBMA Awards

2022 IBMA Awards

Béla Fleck wins “Album of the Year”, “Instrumental Group of the Year”, “Instrumental Recording of the Year” and “Banjo Player of the Year” at 33rd Annual IBMA Awards.

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IBMA Seeking Help

IBMA Seeking Help

In the thirty-seven years since the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) was founded, we have seen bluegrass music expand tremendously inside and outside the United States. Today, there are bands on stages all over the world. That said, the growing international bluegrass community needs our assistance.

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