IBMA Bluegrass Ramble

IBMA’s official showcase series is the premier platform for introducing talent and new material to the bluegrass community. Thousands of bluegrass fans fill six venues throughout Downtown Raleigh over three nights to catch the newest in bluegrass music!

Tickets on sale on or near June 8, 2021

September 28 – 30, 2021
Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina

 

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Official Showcases

Up to 30 artists will be invited to participate in the IBMA Bluegrass Ramble as Official Showcase Artists. We celebrate a diverse lineup of acts from all over the world playing across the stylistic spectrum. No matter where you are from or what style of bluegrass you play, our Official Showcase can take your music career to new heights!

APPLICATIONS OPEN APRIL 5 – APRIL 30

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More Showcases Opportunities

IBMA Songwriter Showcase

Spotlighting ten selected songwriters or songwriting teams

APPLICATIONS OPEN MAY 1 – MAY 31

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Sponsored Showcases

Agents, labels, artists, & corporate partners can sponsor showcases throughout the week

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Youth Showcases

IBMA Kids on Bluegrass program and IBMA Youth Stage during IBMA Bluegrass Live!

APPLICATIONS OPEN JUNE 7 – JUNE 30

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Bluegrass College Band Showcase

The IBMA Foundation hosts a showcase of college bluegrass bands from across the country

APPLICATIONS OPEN JUNE 7 – JUNE 30

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Venues

The IBMA Bluegrass Ramble is comprised of five downtown Raleigh venues plus two stages in the Raleigh Convention Center. The City of Raleigh provides free bus transportation during full Ramble hours, running continuously from venue to venue.

  • The Architect Bar & Social House
  • Kings
  • Lincoln Theatre
  • The Pour House Music Hall
  • Raleigh Convention Center
  • Vintage Church

General Information

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