• IBMA seeking candidates for Board of Directors

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has put out a call this morning, seeking candidates interested in serving on its governing Board of Directors. They are looking for people with broad experience within the bluegrass industry, willing to make a three-year

  • IBMA Foundation shares Arnold Shultz Fund video

    The IBMA Foundation has produced a video encouraging possible grant recipients to apply for their new Arnold Shultz Fund, created this year to support activities increasing participation of people of color in bluegrass music.  Grants are available to non-profit and governmental agencies

  • Paul Schiminger to retire from IBMA

    Paul Schiminger, Executive Director of the International Bluegrass Music Association, has announced his intention to retire from his position at the end of May 2021. Schiminger has served as Executive Director since 2015, when he was chosen to lead the organization

  • Applications open for IBMA Arnold Shultz Fund grants

    The IBMA Foundation is now accepting applications for grants to be provided next year from their recently-established Arnold Schultz Fund. Grants will be made for qualified activities, scholarships, or programs designed to increase participation in bluegrass music by people of

  • Three 2021 Golden Guitar nominations for Kristy Cox

    Australian bluegrass singer, Kristy Cox, has secured three nominations for the 2021 Golden Guitar Awards. Since 1973, these awards have honored the best in country and bluegrass music down under, with trophies presented during the Tamworth Country Music Festival each year. Kristy

  • 2021 Bluegrass Grammy nominees announced

    Earlier today, nominees for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards were announced, with winners to be announced during two ceremonies held on January 31, 2021. While awards will be given in a total of 83 categories, a few of those are of