IBMA Bluegrass Live!
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This year’s festival features IBMA and GRAMMY award-winning legends, top-notch emerging acts, and unforgettable collaborations.

September 30 – October 1, 2022
Red Hat Amphitheater & Downtown Raleigh


2022 Tickets On Sale April 5 for IBMA Members

Reserved Single Day Premium (Section 2, Row A-Q)
IBMA Member – $60
Non-Member – $70

Reserved Single Day Section 1-3
IBMA Member – $50
Non-Member – $60

Limited to 4 tickets at the member rate, 10 total.
Member discounts will NOT be available onsite.

Reserved 2-Day Package Premium (Section 2, Row A-Q)
IBMA Member – $120
Non-Member – $140

Reserved 2-Day Package Section 1-3
IBMA Member: $100
Non-Member: $120

Limited to 4 tickets at the member rate, 10 total.
Member discounts will NOT be available onsite.

2022 Main Stage


  • The Infamous Stringdusters
  • The Jerry Douglas Band (with special guests)
  • Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band
  • Sierra Hull, Balsam Range
  • Dom Flemons & Shultz’s Dream (with Brian Farrow, Dante’ Pope and Tray Wellington)
  • Della Mae
  • Twisted Pine

& more to be announced!

Street Stages

During our two-day festival, we close down Fayetteville Street to bring you several blocks and stages of music stretching from Martin Street to the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. You’ll see and hear a diverse lineup of up-and-coming artists and bluegrass legends! Don’t miss your chance to perform for 200,000 attendees during IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC.

Exhibit Hall

The central gathering place where over 12,000 visitors browse the latest industry wares, conduct business, and network. The Exhibit Hall features a wide variety of vendors, gear, services, and products for the bluegrass professional and fan!

IBMA Bluegrass Live! Exhibit Hall (open to the public)
Friday, September 30
Saturday, October 1



Street Vendors

Our festival brings thousands of attendees across the world to the streets of Raleigh to enjoy music, food & beverage, arts & crafts, family fun, and more! Sections of Fayetteville Street will be closed off during Friday & Saturday for our main thoroughfare of vendors and activities. If you are interested in becoming a vendor during IBMA Bluegrass Live!, click below.


Art Market

We are once again partnering with Artsplosure to host the Art Market designed to recognize North Carolina’s talented and enthusiastic art community and feature unique artisans from across the United States.


Support Bluegrass

When you give to the IBMA, you support bluegrass music worldwide through advocacy, professional development, and renowned programs like IBMA World of Bluegrass and the IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards. You support the dynamic organization that created the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame, the IBMA Trust Fund, and the IBMA Foundation, and that works every day to expand the reach of bluegrass.


General Information

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