Wide Open Bluegrass

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Wide Open Bluegrass

Wide Open Bluegrass (presented by PNC Bank) is the urban bluegrass music festival that closes out the IBMA's World of Bluegrass week in beautiful downtown Raleigh!  Jointly produced by the IBMA and Raleigh’s Local Organizing Committee, the festival (formerly known as FanFest), features the best in our traditional and acoustic music community on three stages.  In addition to stellar ticketed main stages, the festival now includes a FREE street festival.  Festival proceeds support the Bluegrass Trust Fund, a non-profit organization helping bluegrass professionals in times of need.  The 2015 festival is slated for October 2 and 3 in Raleigh's amazing downtown Red Hat Amphitheater.

Members Only Registration and Ticket Sales Open March 31, 9 AM (CST)

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