37th Annual International Country Music Conference 

Canceled, look forward to late May 2021

What is it all about

The International Country Music Conference (ICMC) provides scholars an opportunity to share their work in all aspects of country music. ICMC broadly defines country music to include variants which share common historical and cultural roots ranging from Americana, alt.country, Bluegrass, Cajun, Country Rock, Crossover, and Honky Tonk to the Nashville Sound, New Traditionalist, Old Time Country, and Western Swing. ICMC is truly international with scholars from Australia, Austria, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Japan, Norway, and the United Kingdom participating.

2019 Awards

Brain Ward and Patrick Huber will be honored with the Belmont University Country Music Book of the Year Award for A&R Pioneers: Architects of American Roots Music on Record. Emily Yahr is the honoree for the Rolling Stone Chet Flippo Award for Excellence in Country Music Journalism.

A & R Pioneers Book Cover
Emily Yahr
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