Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway and The Dan Tyminski Band join the Red Hat lineup, scheduled for September 30 and October 1

This year marks the festival’s 10th anniversary in Raleigh and the 10th year of PNC’s presenting sponsorship

NASHVILLE (June 15, 2022) – The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and local host PineCone (Piedmont Council of Traditional Music) have announced Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway and The Dan Tyminski Band as the final two artists for the Red Hat Amphitheater performances at the 10th annual IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC.

The full Red Hat Amphitheater schedule for this year’s IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC is as follows:

Fri., Sept. 30

5:00 p.m.         Twisted Pine

6:00 p.m.         Balsam Range

7:05 p.m.         Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band

8:10 p.m.         Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway

9:30 p.m.         The Jerry Douglas Band with special guests

Sat., Oct. 1

5:00 p.m.         Della Mae

6:00 p.m.         The Dan Tyminski Band

7:05 p.m.         Dom Flemons & Shultz’s Dream: featuring B.E. Farrow, Dante’ Pope, and Tray Wellington

8:10 p.m.         Sierra Hull

9:30 p.m.         The Infamous Stringdusters

This year, a limited amount of free general admission seating will be available at Red Hat Amphitheater for the Friday and Saturday night performances. Reserved seating is recommended to ensure entry to the venue. Single-day tickets and two-day passes are on sale now via worldofbluegrass.org or Etix.com, with reserved seats starting at just $50 per night.

“It was such a privilege to see top-notch live bluegrass back at Red Hat last year,” said Pat Morris, executive director of IBMA. “We’re so glad to share the full schedule of performers for Red Hat Amphitheater for 2022 IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC. We are grateful to PNC Bank for its continued support of this important event, which represents the best in bluegrass music.”

“Molly and Dan are a perfect complement to round out the line-up on the mainstage,” said David Brower, festival producer and executive director of PineCone, a Raleigh-based non-profit music organization. “Dan is easily one of the most recognizable voices in bluegrass. His singing in the movie ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’ is iconic. Meanwhile, Molly literally grew up at IBMA and festivals like this one. She’s one of the bright new stars in bluegrass. Her guitar-playing is breathtaking.”

With artists spanning the entire realm of bluegrass music, the 10th anniversary of IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC in downtown Raleigh is sure to be one of the most legendary and exciting yet. IBMA Official Showcase Artists and StreetFest Performers will be announced at a later date.

PNC Bank returns as the presenting sponsor of IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC for the 10th year, a milestone that coincides with the bank’s 10-year anniversary of establishing a presence in North Carolina. “As PNC celebrates one decade of doing business in the Triangle, we are excited to return as the presenting sponsor of this event, which creates economic impact for businesses in our region and supports inclusive access to live music,” said Jim Hansen, PNC regional president for Eastern Carolinas.

IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC is part of the five-day IBMA World of Bluegrass event, billed as “The Most Important Week in Bluegrass,” which also includes the IBMA Business Conference, the IBMA Bluegrass Ramble showcase series and the 33rd Annual IBMA Bluegrass Music Awards, Sept. 27-Oct. 1.

As in years past, events during IBMA World of Bluegrass will take place at the Raleigh Convention Center, the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, the Red Hat Amphitheater and at various venues in town.

Tickets and hotel reservations are open now for the general public. More information is available at the IBMA World of Bluegrass website, worldofbluegrass.org.


IBMA the International Bluegrass Music Association – is the non-profit music association that connects, educates, and empowers bluegrass professionals and enthusiasts, honoring tradition and encouraging innovation in the bluegrass community worldwide. IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC, featuring the best of the best in bluegrass today, helps benefit the IBMA Trust Fund—a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that assists bluegrass professionals during financial emergencies—and introducing the music to thousands of new fans every year.

PineCone is the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music. It is a Raleigh-based nonprofit that serves as the official local host and festival producer for IBMA’s World of Bluegrass. It was founded in 1984 by a group of friends looking to preserve, present and promote music and dance that’s rooted in the Piedmont. PineCone hosts year-round events that highlight rich and diverse musical traditions that’ve been passed down informally for generations. There’s more about PineCone’s concerts, jam sessions, workshops, camps, youth programs and weekly radio show at pinecone.org.

PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking including a full range of lending products; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For information about PNC, visit www.pnc.com.

The City of Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina, home to several colleges and universities, with a vibrant performing arts community. Fueled by an impressive mix of education, ingenuity and collaboration, North Carolina’s capital city has become an internationally recognized leader in life science and technology innovation.

Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (Visit Raleigh) — As the official destination marketing organization for Wake County, the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (Visit Raleigh), is responsible for promoting Wake County as an attractive travel destination and enhancing its public image as a dynamic place to live and work. Through the impact of travel, the organization strengthens the economic position of and provides opportunity for people throughout Wake County. Raleigh, N.C./Wake County welcomes nearly 13 million visitors annually whose spending tops $1.7 billion. The visitor economy supports more than 17,000 local jobs in Wake County and generates $186 million in state and local tax revenues, saving each Wake County household $470 in taxes annually. visitRaleigh.com

The Raleigh Convention and Performing Arts Complex encompasses four city-owned and managed facilities that bring together local residents, out-of-town visitors and a host of performing artists from around the country and the world.

In the heart of North Carolina’s vibrant capitol city, three of the four venues welcome some 1 million visitors to downtown Raleigh each year. The award-winning, 500,000-square-foot Raleigh Convention Center is a leader in innovation, sustainability and guest experience. Next door sits the city’s signature open-air music venue, the Red Hat Amphitheater, with 6,000 seats and a buzzworthy schedule of musical performances.

A short walk away, the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts offers four unique theaters, seating from 150 to 2,369, and is home to resident companies Carolina Ballet, North Carolina Theatre, North Carolina Symphony, North Carolina Opera and PineCone. Beyond Downtown Raleigh, Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek boasts a 20,000-person capacity amphitheater on 77 rolling green acres and regularly packs the house with big-name acts. www.raleighconvention.com/complex

General Info:

Pat Morris, IBMA
[email protected]

Local Info:
Tray Wellington, PineCone
[email protected]
919-664-8333, x102

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