PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass, a one-of-a-kind urban bluegrass festival!

Featuring IBMA and Grammy Award winners, top-notch emerging acts, traditional bluegrass, and acts that stretch the boundaries across eight stages in downtown Raleigh.  The Main Stage at Red Hat Amphitheater is a fundraiser for the Bluegrass Trust Fund, a 501c(3) that provides emergency support for bluegrass music professionals.

Red Hat Amphitheater
September 28-29, 2018
Raleigh, NC

Why Attend

By purchasing a ticket to the Main Stage at Red Hat Amphitheater you’re doing more than seeing the best bluegrass lineup at the biggest bluegrass event of the year.

You’re also supporting a great cause!  

Up to half of the net proceeds support the Bluegrass Trust Fund, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization helping bluegrass professionals in times of need.  The Trust has given out over $800,000 in relief assistance to bluegrass music professionals.  

Your contribution through the purchase of Wide Open Bluegrass tickets make this important work possible!

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Tickets

Two-Day Ticket

Members: $140
Non-Members: $160

Single-Day Ticket

Members: $80
Non-Members: $90

Children under 3 are free, but must sit in parent lap.

Two-Day Ticket

Members: $120
Non-Members: $140

Single-Day Ticket

Members: $70
Non-Members: $80

Children under 3 are free, but must sit in parent lap.

Two-Day Ticket

Members: $100
Non-Members: $120

Single-Day Ticket

Members: $70
Non-Members: $60

Children under 3 are free, but must sit in parent lap.

Two-Day Ticket

Members: $80
Non-Members: $100

Single-Day Ticket

Members: $50
Non-Members: $60

Children 12 & under are FREE with a paying adult.

Main Stage at Red Hat Amphitheater features the best in bluegrass, with 16 performances over the two-day festival.  This one is not to missed!

Our first round of headliners has been announced!

View Lineup & Schedule

Free Events

Exhibit Hall

The World of Bluegrass Expo is the central gathering place, where over 12,000 visitors browse the latest industry wares!

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Youth Programming

Featuring a Youth Stage with top youth bands curated by the IBMA’s Youth Council, as well as workshops and artist meet-ups for youth only.  Always a winner with youth and parents alike!

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Workshops

Instrument workshops, bluegrass history sessions, specials performances and much more throughout the Raleigh Convention Center!

Stay Tuned!

StreetFest

The bluegrass tide spills over into downtown Raleigh as more than 100 bands perform on 7 stages along Fayetteville Street.

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