37th Annual International Country Music Conference 


Thursday, 3 June - Saturday, 5 June, 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.

Conference Attendees
Conference Presenter

2020 Award

Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns were honored with the Belmont University Country Music Book of the Year Award for Country Music: An Illustrated History.

2021 Award announcements forthcoming.

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