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Wide Open Bluegrass

Category: Events Calendar

Past Dates & Times

  • Fri, Sep 27, 2019 - Sat, Sep 28, 2019


Red Hat Amphitheater
500 S McDowell St


The Largest Free Urban Bluegrass Festival in the World is back in Downtown Raleigh!

8 FREE music stages take over Downtown Raleigh featuring IBMA and Grammy Award winners, top-notch emerging acts, and traditional bluegrass, and acts that stretch boundaries in Downtown Raleigh,

The Main Stage at Red Hat Amphitheater is a fundraiser for the IBMA Trust Fund, a 501c(3) that provides emergency support for bluegrass music professionals.

The festival also features a dance tent, workshops and exhibit hall with instruments and gear in the Raleigh Convention Center, food vendors, a juried arts market area, and more!

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Presented by: PNC


What's Nearby

  Nearby Parking

518 South Dawson Street Lot518 S Dawson St - 332 feet W

Parking Lot At McDowell and Cabarrus432 S McDowell St - 396 feet NE

Performing Arts Parking Deck*128 W South St - 540 feet SE

Wake County Parking Deck216 W Cabarrus St - 584 feet N

  Nearby Dining

Poole's Diner426 S McDowell St - 464 feet NE

Poole'side Pies428 S Dawson St - 487 feet NW

The Fiction Kitchen428 S Dawson St - 487 feet NW

10th & Terrace616 S Salisbury St - 720 feet SE

  Nearby Shopping

Dogwood Country Club301 W Cabarrus St - 445 feet NW

Litmus Gallery & Studios312 W Cabarrus St - 549 feet NW

Port of Raleigh416 S McDowell St - 598 feet NE

Ealdwine412 S McDowell St - 647 feet NE

  Nearby Arts, Culture + Entertainment

Raleigh Convention Center500 S Salisbury St - 491 feet E

Litmus Gallery & Studios312 W Cabarrus St - 549 feet NW

Trolley Pub Raleigh323 W Davie St - 845 feet NW

GRCVB Visitor Information Center500 Fayetteville St - 871 feet E