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Special, Momentum and Distinguished Achievement Awards Submissions

Make your submissions now for these Awards: Special, Momentum and Distinguished Achievement. Some submissions require support materials. Who would you like to be considered for these awards in 2017?

Get Your Tickets Now!

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!

Apply to Youth Stage

Apply today to play the Youth Stage at WOB 2017 in downtown Raleigh.  Does your band have two members under the age of 25 (and old enough for kindergarden?) You may have a chance to play the biggest bluegrass event in the world!

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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!