IBMA Business Conference

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.

September 26 – 28, 2023
Raleigh Convention Center

Conference Schedule

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!

Our lineup includes 30 bands performing their own brand of bluegrass music.

September 26 – 28, 2023
Beginning at 7PM ET
Various Venues Throughout Downtown Raleigh

IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards presented by Yamaha

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

September 28, 2023
6:30PM CT / 7:30PM ET
Martin Marietta Performing Arts Center

IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards

IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC

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.

September 29 – 30, 2023
Red Hat Amphitheater & Downtown Raleigh

Festival Schedule
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