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.

Tickets on sale June 8 for IBMA Members & June 15 for general public

October 1 – 2, 2021
Red Hat Amphitheater & Downtown Raleigh

FESTIVAL TICKETS

Tickets

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

Reserved Single Day Section 4-7 (On sale early July)
$25

Lawn Single Day (On sale early August)
$15

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

Reserved 2-Day Package Section 4-7 (On sale early July)
$50

Lawn 2-Day Package (On sale early August)
$30

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

Main Stage Lineup

Béla Fleck’s My Bluegrass Heart featuring Michael Cleveland, Sierra Hull, Justin Moses, Mark Schatz and Bryan Sutton; The Del McCoury Band; Steep Canyon Rangers; Yonder Mountain String Band; Jerry Douglas, Edgar Meyer & Odessa Settles; Sister Sadie; and The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys are among the main stage performers for IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC at Red Hat Amphitheater

Additional performers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Street Stages

During our two-day festival, we close down Fayetteville Street to bring you five blocks and six 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.

APPLICATIONS OPEN JUNE 7 – 30

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T-Shirt Design Contest

We are looking for talented artists/graphic designers to submit their designs for our 2021 IBMA Bluegrass Live! festival t-shirt. This shirt will be produced alongside our in-house festival merchandise and will be made available for purchase to the public.

SUBMISSIONS OPEN MAY 14 – JUNE 30

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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, October 1: 11am – 6pm
Saturday, October 2: 11am – 6pm

EXHIBIT BOOTH PACKAGES AVAILABLE NOW!

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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.

PNC Bank, the presenting sponsor of IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC, generously matched 2020 donations made to the IBMA organization and the IBMA Trust Fund, for a total up to $50,000.

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