The week features four separate events and hundreds of offerings for every bluegrass professional and music fan! If bluegrass music moves you, come to the conference that moves bluegrass music. ————————————————————————————– Wide Open Bluegrass features the best in our traditional and acoustic music community on three stages in beautiful downtown Raleigh! Proceeds support the Bluegrass Trust Fund. • The International Bluegrass Music Awards Show is the biggest night on the bluegrass Calendar, recognizing outstanding achievement and pioneering efforts in the genre. • Official Showcase Performances at the IBMA’s annual World of Bluegrass Business Conference form the premier platform for introducing talent and new music to the bluegrass community. • The IBMA is excited to present its first annual IBMA Bluegrass Film Festival during World of Bluegrass Week September 30-October 4 in Raleigh, NC! • The IBMA Youth Council is scheduling a series of events geared geared for youth, including a youth stage during Wide Open Bluegrass! • The Bluegrass Expo, Exhibit Hall is the central gathering place to browse the latest industry wares, conduct business, and network.