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IBMA accepting Board of Directors nominations

| June 10, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Have you ever considered getting more involved with the International Bluegrass Music Association, the only trade organization dedicated to bluegrass music and the business of bluegrass? If so, now may be the right time to act. The IBMA is seeking candidates for as many as […]

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IBMA Health Fair at WOB 2016

| June 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association will once again host a Health Fair during World of Bluegrass, their annual convention scheduled for September 27 – October 1 in Raleigh, NC. Recognizing that many professionals in the bluegrass world are self-employed and may have limited access to […]

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IBMA Board Band at The Station Inn

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments
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In what is becoming a tradition during the annual Board of Directors meeting for the International Bluegrass Music Association, a performance has been scheduled for Sunday, June 5 by the official IBMA Board Band at Nashville’s Station Inn. Composed entirely of IBMA Directors, the band will […]

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Moving day for IBMA

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association is packing up and moving across town to a new headquarters on Gallatin Road in Nashville. The association has served as the primary trade organization for the bluegrass music industry for more than 30 years, starting in Owensboro, KY and in […]

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Have a listen to Loose Strings

| May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
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As part of our effort to introduce some of the 2016 Bluegrass Ramble acts invited by the IBMA to showcase at this year’s World of Bluegrass convention, we offer today a couple of videos from Loose Strings. A few of these invited artists will be […]

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Calling all youth bands – to Wide Open Bluegrass

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The IBMA Youth Council is on the hunt for ten young bands to showcase at their Youth Stage during this year’s Wide Open Bluegrass festival in Raleigh, NC. Festivities will run September 30 and October 1 and a special outdoor stage will be provided for young […]

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Time to submit IBMA Special Awards recommendations

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association is now accepting recommendations for their 2016 Special Awards, to be presented during their upcoming World of Bluegrass convention in September. These are designated as “special” as they are not selected by a member ballot, but chosen by a committee set […]

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What IBMA Can Learn from Merlefest

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
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Leaders of IBMA and the city of Raleigh can breathe a little easier now that another year of MerleFest is in the books. The annual four-day roots music extravaganza in Wilkesboro, NC, was the first major music festival held in the state since the controversial […]

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2016 World of Bluegrass showcase artists announced

| April 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
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The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the list of artists invited to showcase during the 2016 World of Bluegrass convention in Raleigh, NC. It demonstrates just how widely the selection committee interprets the scope of the bluegrass community worldwide. Chosen to showcase this year […]

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Darrell Brothers descend on IBMA

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
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As if the folks at the IBMA offices didn’t have enough on their hands… The Darrell Brothers showed up at IBMA headquarters this week, expecting to sign an agreement to host this year’s International Bluegrass Music Awards, and I don’t think it went the way anyone […]

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