• IBMA announces 2016 Special Awards Nominees

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced the nominees for its 2016 Special Awards, which go to those who work in our industry outside the artists and performers whose work is highlighted during the gala awards ceremony during World of Bluegrass

  • Tim Surrett hospitalized for testing

    Tim Surrett, bass player with popular North Carolina band Balsam Range, and Chairman of the Board of Directors for the International Bluegrass Music Association, has been hospitalized near his home in western North Carolina. He was taken to the emergency room after

  • 2016 IBMA Award Nominees

    At a press conference earlier this morning aired on SiriusXM's Bluegrass Junction, the International Bluegrass Music Association announced the final nominees for their 2016 International Bluegrass Music Awards, along with this year's Hall Of Fame Inductees and Distinguished Achievement Award recipients. The

  • IBMA extends Momentum Award nominations

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has extended the deadline to submit names to be considered for their 2016 Momentum Awards. These annual awards are designed to highlight bluegrass artists and industry people in the early years of their musical careers, and recognize

  • IBMA accepting Board of Directors nominations

    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

  • IBMA Health Fair at WOB 2016

    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

  • IBMA Board Band at The Station Inn

    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