The bluegrass music community is a multi-faceted and talented group of creative artists, business professionals and passionate fans. The following information is a snapshot of data that quantifies different aspects of the industry to give a general sense of the bluegrass music industry.
(listed by year in order of appearance)
|Reported Active Releases||4100|
|Active Artists on Labels||631|
|Active Regional Organizations||158|
|Average number of members||573|
|Print Media Outlets||48|
|Annual Multi-Day Festivals||400|
Source: Simmons Market Research 2009 (adults 18+)
|Type music like most||15,484,000|
|Bought recorded product||5,348,000|
*IBMA strives to update information regularly and additional data may be available by contacting the organization.