Bluegrass Ramble

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Bluegrass Ramble

The Bluegrass Ramble is IBMA’s innovative series of showcases in clubs and restaurants throughout downtown Raleigh.  Official showcase performances at the IBMA's annual World of Bluegrass Business Conference form the premier platform for introducing talent and new music to the bluegrass community.  

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  • 30 official IBMA showcase bands in an authentic live music environment
  • Additional talent booked by Ramble co-sponsors
  • New, dedicated transportation system, the Bluegrass Express, running nonstop between hotels and Bluegrass Ramble venues, 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Provided by the city of Raleigh
  • Two official showcase stages in the Raleigh Convention Center
  • At least one Raleigh Convention Center performance by each official IBMA showcase act
  • Privileged access to all showcases with full business conference registration
  • Ramble-only passes also available

With over 150 showcase performances, the World of Bluegrass’ Bluegrass Ramble Showcase is an integral part of the World of Bluegrass week that you won’t want to miss!


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Passes IBMA Members* Non Members
Full Pass $60 $75
Single-Day $25 $30

*Member pricing only available for advanced ticket purchase.  Onsite pricing will be at the Non-Member rate 

Ramble along and catch some of the hottest acts shaping bluegrass music today!

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