IBMA Looking for Ten Up-And-Coming Youth Bands!

PRESCRIPTION BLUEGRASS IMAGE -  IBMA COLLAGEThe IBMA Youth Council will be programming and hosting the Youth Stage during the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival (formerly known as Fan Fest) in Raleigh, NC as part of World of Bluegrass week!

They're looking for ten up-and-coming youth bands to feature on this outdoor stage, located prominently in front of the Raleigh Convention Center.

The Youth Showcase stages will be in operation on Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4.

If two or more of your band members are between the ages of 5 and 25,  YOU might want to apply for a spot on the Youth Stage!

Applications can be submitted by clicking here

The deadline is this Tuesday, June 24 at 10 p.m. CST! Apply today!


Founded in 2012, the IBMA Youth Council (YC) is comprised of dedicated youth active in the bluegrass community.  The YC strives to provide an outlet and direction for an up-and-coming generation of bluegrass and roots musicians and budding industry professionals. For more information about 2014 plans and other the Youth Council activity, contact Andy Rigney (arigney@charter.net), Danny Clark (danny.clark.bluegrass@gmail.com), or Taylor Coughlin (taylor@ibma.org) and keep an eye out for more emailson the latest  YC news!

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