Sep 28

International Bluegrass Music Association

Red Hat Amphitheater
Red Hat Amphitheater
PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass 2019
September 28, 2019 | Saturday
PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass 2019

Organizers of this year’s International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA)’s World of Bluegrass, brought to you by Chiesi USA and taking place September 24-28 in Raleigh, North Carolina, announced a new round of performers for PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass. Wide Open Bluegrass is the free weekend festival that takes place at Raleigh’s Red Hat Amphitheater and on 7 additional stages in downtown Raleigh September 27-28.

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 at Red Hat Amphitheater for this year’s festival, with additional performers announced in the coming weeks. Performances at Red Hat Amphitheater will begin at 5pm each night, and will feature premier bluegrass acts for six hours.

Beginning this year, the performances at Raleigh’s 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. (To date, the Trust Fund has given more than $800,000 in direct aid.)

PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass 2019