Wide Open Bluegrass

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Wide Open Bluegrass

Save the Date for WOB 2016: September 27-October 1!

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. Up to half of the net proceeds support the Bluegrass Trust Fund, a non-profit organization helping bluegrass professionals in times of need. In addition to the stellar ticketed main stage, the festival now includes a FREE street festival. The 2016 festival is slated for September 30 - October 1 in Raleigh's amazing downtown Red Hat Amphitheater.

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Tickets   IBMA Members Non Members
Reserved (Sections 1-3)    
Two-Day  $120 $140
Single-Day $60 $70
Reserved (Sections 4-7)    
Two-Day $100 $120
Single-Day $50 $60
General Admission (Lawn)    
Two-Day $80 $100
Two-Day (Child 14 & Under) $60 $70
Single-Day $40 $50
Single-Day (Child 14 & Under) $30 $35

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

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The Main Stage of Wide Open Bluegrass has proven to be a hot ticket, so be sure to get your membership today and take advantage of early ticket sales and discounts.  Don’t miss a note of the action! 

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