Lifetime Members

IBMA is proud to devote this page to recognize those who have made a special commitment to our music!

Becoming a Lifetime Member of IBMA is a great value and it speaks directly to your belief in our united ability to see bluegrass music achieve the recognition and success it deserves. The principle behind Lifetime Membership is the trust you've placed in sustaining our mission and ongoing efforts for our music. Inductees into the Bluegrass Hall of Fame are granted Lifetime Membership status to applaud their achievements and dedication to our industry.

Individual Lifetime Membership is a one-time commitment of $1000.

Organizational Lifetime Membership is $2500.

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Lifeti​me Members

Eddie Adcock - Hall of Fame Inductee 1996
Clint Alphin - Lifetime Member since 2012
Jay Armsworthy - Lifetime Member since 2001
Nick Barr - Lifetime Member since 2006
Fred Bartenstein- Lifetime Member since 2011
Danny Bermel - Lifetime Member since 2010
Guido Bos - Lifetime Members since 2008
Larry Bomar - Lifetime Member since 2013
Doris Bradley - Lifetime Member since 2014
Dolly Mae Bradshaw - Lifetime Member since 2005
Jim Browder - Lifetime Member since 2013
Alison Brown - Lifetime Member since 2011
Roland Clark - Lifetime Member since 1994
Albon Clevenger - Lifetime Member since 2014
Bill Clifton - Hall of Fame Inductee 2008
Virginia Correll - Lifetime Member since 1994
J.D. Crowe - Hall of Fame Inductee 2003
Darwin Davidson - Lifetime Member since 2011
Henri Deschamps - The Mast Farm Inn - Lifetime Member since 2009
Kevin Dew - Lifetime Member since 19979
Rodney Dillard - Hall of Fame Inductee 2009
Dan Domont - Lifetime Member since 1993
Marc Driskill, ASCAP - Lifetime Member since 2011
Mike Drudge - Lifetime Member since 2003
Susan Huston Drudge - Lifetime Member since 2003
Kimberley Dumouchel-Cody - Lifetime Member since 2013
James T. Engle Jr. - Lifetime Member since 2002
Silvio Ferretti - Lifetime Member since 2009
Benji Flaming - Lifetime Member since 2007
Dave Freeman - Hall of Fame Inductee 2002
Erich-Dieter Friedli - Lifetime Member since 2011
Hiroshi Fukuhara - Lifetime Member since 1996
Debbie Garrett - Lifetime Member since 2012
Richard Gelardin - Lifetime Member since 1996
Mark Geslison - Brigham Young University of Folk Music Ensemble - Lifetime Member since 2001
Melvin Goins - Hall of Fame Inductee 2009
Cathy Goode - Lifetime Member since 2004
Tom Gray - Hall of Fame Inductee 1996
John Grimaldi - Lifetime Member since 2010
Milton Harkey - Lifetime Member since 2006
Emmylou Harris - Lifetime Member since 1993
Dan Hays - Lifetime Member since 2011
Reggie Helm - Lifetime Member since 1996
Casey Henry - Lifetime Member since 2007
Christopher Henry - Lifetime Member since 2007
Murphy Henry - Lifetime Member since 2007
John Hopkins - Lifetime Member since 2012
Carolyn Hotte - Northern Bluegrass Circle Music Society - Lifetime Member since 2006
Sid Huston - Lifetime Member since 2005
Rienk Janssen - Lifetime Member since 2011
Si Kahn - Lifetime Member since 2004
John Kaparakis - Lifetime Member since 2007
Louis Kaplan - Lifetime Member since 2004
Dan Keen - Lifetime Member since 2011
Bill Keith - Lifetime Member since 2012
Bill Knowlton - Lifetime Member since 2009
Peter Kuykendall - Hall of Fame Inductee 1996
Kitsy Kuykendall - Lifetime Member since 1994
Barbara Laing - Lifetime Member since 2007
J. Thomas Laing - Lifetime Member since 2000
Doyle Lawson - Hall of Fame Inductee 2012
Lance LeRoy  - Hall of Fame Inductee 2000
Travis Lewis - Hall of Fame Inductee 2006
Roy M. Lewis - Hall of Fame Inductee 2006
Miggie Lewis - Hall of Fame Inductee 2006
Polly Lewis Copsey - Hall of Fame Inductee 2006
Janice Lewis Phillips - Hall of Fame Inductee 2006
David Mannheimer - Lifetime Member since 2011
Lindsay Mar - Lifetime Member since 2008
Todd Mayo - Lifetime Member since 2011
George McCeney - Lifetime Member since 2011
Del McCoury - Hall of Fame Inductee 2011
Judith McCulloh - Lifetime Member since 2005
Jesse McReynolds - Hall of Fame Inductee 1993
David Morris - Lifetime Member since 2013
Dave "Hagar" Nelson - Lifetime Member since 2010
Sonny Osborne - Hall of Fame Inductee 1994
Bobby Osborne - Hall of Fame Inductee 1994
Lewis Phillips - Hall of Fame Inductee 2006
James Reams - Lifetime Member since 2001
Tony Rice - Hall of Fame Inductee 2013
Gary Robertson - Lifetime Member since 2007
Neil Rosenberg - Lifetime Member since 2011
John D. Rossbach - Lifetime Member since 2008
Camille Magritte Russell - Lifetime Member since 2014
Chris Ruud - Lifetime Member since 2009
Rod Schenk - Schenk Guitars - Lifetime Member since 2011
Thierry Schoysman - Lifetime Member since 2008
Curly Seckler - Hall of Fame Inductee 2004
Marianne See - Lifetime Member since 2013
Richard Spratt - Lifetime Member since 2008
Ralph Stanley - Hall of Fame Inductee 1992
Norwood Stone - Lifetime Member since 2013
Chris Stuart - Lifetime Member since 2013
Alan Tompkins - Lifetime Member since 2010
Trisha Tubbs - Lifetime Member since 2005
Mack Turner - Lifetime Member (date unknown)
John Vickery - Lifetime Member since 2013
Michelle Vickery - Lifetime Member since 2013
Miles Ward - Lifetime Member since 1996
Dean Webb - Hall of Fame Inductee 2009
Jon Weisberger - Lifetime Member since 2011
Gail Wiegner - Boston Bluegrass Union- Lifetime Member since 2011
Paul Williams - Hall of Fame Inductee 2009
Mac Wiseman - Hall of Fame Inductee 1993
Dwight Worden - Lifetime Member since 2012
Adrienne Young - Lifetime Member since 2003
Stan Zdonik - Lifetime Member since 2011