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IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC

  • Dates: October 1, 2021 - October 2, 2021
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Venue: Red Hat Amphitheater, Fayetteville St. and Raleigh Convention Center
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Address: 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Phone: 888.438.4262
  • Times: All Day
  • Admission: All free (including Main Stage shows at Red Hat Amphitheater this year; however, there are reserved seats available for purchase for Main Stage shows)


PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass is a two-day festival that sets up eight stages of free music, a dance tent, a barbecue championship, tons of art vendors and more in downtown Raleigh. The Main Stage at Red Hat Amphitheater is free (Limited preferred reserved seating is available for purchase in sections 1-3 of the amphitheater)!