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First Round Ballots in April

Vote now! Voting on the first round write-in ballot for the IBMA Awards runs between April 18 and April 28 at 5 pm (Central). This critical ballot determines who will be in the running for the 2nd and 3rd rounds of voting. If you are an IBMA professional member, exercise your privilege and vote!

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On Sale: World of Bluegrass 2017! Get your tickets to the Wide Open Main Stage (Red Hat) shows, the Awards Show or register for the Business Conference. Use the confirmation code on your receipt to save $75-95 a night on hotels by booking the IBMA block. Come join us in Raleigh!

IBMA Letter in Support of NEA/NEH to President Trump

President Trump has proposed cutting the NEA and NEH. This would hit bluegrass artists and event producers hard. IBMA's letter to the President urges him to preserve these endowments, saying, “...This is not simply entertainment; it is a vital part of our nation’s identity.”

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WOB Main Stage Fest Sampler #2

Videos from World of Bluegrass and IBMA Fan Fest over the years. 2016 Wide Open Main Stage: the Del McCoury Band has the audience in the palm of their hands!