Wide Open Bluegrass Festival

  • Dates: September 27, 2019 - September 28, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Venue: Red Hat Amphitheater
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Address: 500 S. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Times: 5pm
  • Admission: Free


I'm With Her (Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz, & Aoife O'Donovan), Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Balsam Range, Sister Sadie and Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen join previously announced Del McCoury and special guests, and Molly Tuttle for main stage performances, with additional performers to be announced.

Beginning this year, the performances at Red Hat Amphitheater will be open to the public for free, subject to venue capacity. A limited number of reserved seats in prime sections of the venue are available for purchase to ensure admittance for every performance.

Wide Open Bluegrass will continue to be a fundraising vehicle for the IBMA Bluegrass Trust Fund, which provides direct financial assistance to bluegrass artists and other industry professionals in times of emergency need.