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, NC.  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.

Downtown Raleigh, NC
September 27-28, 2019
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!

Buy Now!

Tickets On Sale April 9 for IBMA Members!

Single-Day

Members: $60
Non-Members: $70
Day-of-Show: $70

 

Two-Day

Members: $120
Non-Members: $140
Day-of-Show: $140

ADA Seating Available.

Single Day

Members: $50
Non-Members: $60
Day-of-Show: $60

 

Two-Day

Members: $100
Non-Members: $120
Day-of-Show: $120

ADA Seating Available.

New for 2019!

Sections 4-7 and the Lawn are absolutely FREE to the public!

No ticket required.
Subject to venue capacity.
ADA Seating Available.

Artist announcements coming Spring 2019!

View Lineup & Schedule

Featured Events

Main Stage at Red Hat Amphitheater

The Main Stage at Red Hat Amphitheater features the best in bluegrass music!  This one is not to missed!  Lineup coming spring, 2019.

Lineup

Exhibit Hall

The World of Bluegrass Expo is the central gathering place, where over 12,000 visitors browse the latest in instruments, gear, and more!

Learn More

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!

Learn More

Whole Hog BBQ Championship

What goes great with bluegrass? North Carolina barbecue! Information coming summer, 2019!

Find out all about…

Hotels
Parking
Map
Other World of Bluegrass Events
Sponsorship
Accessibility
Volunteering
and How to get involved!

Learn More

Wide Open Main Stage Concert-Goers Info

Can I bring in food? Can I bring an umbrella? Answers to these questions and more!

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