Connect, discover, and grow through a calendar filled with networking opportunities, cutting edge professional development sessions, showcases, our exhibit hall, and special events that will empower you to succeed!
Featured events include the IBMA Keynote Address by Matt Glaser, IBMA Industry & Momentum Awards Luncheons, and the IBMA Town Hall Meeting.
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!
Our lineup includes 30 bands performing their own brand of bluegrass music.
The biggest night on the bluegrass calendar, featuring once-in-a-lifetime moments and outstanding performances by the best in bluegrass.
Hosted by Ketch Secor and Molly Tuttle
The largest urban bluegrass festival of its kind! This year’s festival features IBMA and GRAMMY award-winning legends, top-notch emerging acts, and unforgettable collaborations.