• IBMA requesting Momentum Awards nominees

    It's that time of year again, folks. Time for the International Bluegrass Music Association's annual request for help in selecting nominees for their 2015 Momentum Awards. This is their series of special awards to honor new artists and business people in the bluegrass

  • Commentary: Why IBMA Matters

    As regular readers of Bluegrass Today may remember, I am not always full of praise when I write about IBMA, some of its actions and some of its leaders. But I don’t think resigning from the organization or deciding not to

  • Gibson Brothers to host 2015 IBMA Awards Show

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced The Gibson Brothers as hosts for the 2015 International Bluegrass Music Awards program. The awards show will be held on October 1 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh,

  • Kids on Bluegrass headed for France

    Kids On Bluegrass is a program where talented teens and youngsters are highlighted during the IBMA's World of Bluegrass each year. Special bluegrass kids are identified from around the country, and formed into a band to both entertain attendees and highlight

  • On This Day #42 – IBMA

    On this Day …. On Monday June 24, 1985, a group of interested individuals gathered in the board-room of BMI’s Nashville headquarters for two days of discussion to explore the possibilities of forming a trade organisation in support of bluegrass music. Initiated

  • First presenting sponsor announced for World of Bluegrass

    The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced that the US division of Italian pharmaceutical company Chiesi (pronounced key-ay-zee) will be the first presenting sponsor for their World of Bluegrass events during 2015. In the past, business entities have attached their names through

  • IBMA Board nominations sought

    During this summer, the International Bluegrass Music Association needs to fill five open seats among its Board of Directors. This is a fine opportunity for those who care deeply about the mission and direction of the organization to consider whether

  • IBMA Board Band debuts in Nashville

    Yesterday, the annual set of spring IBMA board meetings began. After spending most of the day discussing bylaws, awards, business conferences, and more, the IBMA board of directors held a concert at the Station Inn to benefit the IBMA Youth

  • New members elected to IBMA Board

    When the Board of Directors of the International Bluegrass Music Association meets next week in Nashville, three new Directors will be seated. They were elected in a special election to fill the seats of Board members who resigned late last