If you're coming to Raleigh, N.C., for
Wide Open Bluegrass, presented by PNC!
Wide Open Bluegrass, presented by PNC, produced in concert with the International Bluegrass Music Association's (IBMA's) World of Bluegrass week, is the largest urban bluegrass festival in the world! Make your plans now to spend a music-filled weekend in N.C.'s capital city.
From morning 'til... morning
Need to know
Here's a guide to knowing where to park your car while you're in downtown Raleigh during Wide Open Bluegrass. Click here
EATIN' HIGH ON THE HOG!
2016 Whole Hog Barbecue Championship
Every fall, the best whole hog barbecue chefs in N.C. square off to become state champion. The championship will return to downtown Raleigh as part of Wide Open Bluegrass. After the judging is complete, the mouth-watering barbecue will be chopped and sold in sandwiches to festival attendees on Sat., Oct. 1. Learn more