PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass

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Wide Open Bluegrass


The Infamous Stringdusters present the Wide Open Jam
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Hot Rize ~ The Travelin' McCourys
The O'Connor Band featuring Mark O'Connor
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver ~ Balsam Range
Lonesome River Band ~ Sierra Hull ~ Sister Sadie
Flatt Lonesome ~ Bluegrass 45

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PNC presents WIDE OPEN BLUEGRASS! You won't hear this lineup anywhere else but at the biggest bluegrass event of the year. Wide Open Main Stage is the urban bluegrass music festival in beautiful downtown Raleigh that closes out the IBMA World of Bluegrass week. Wide Open Main Stage (formerly known as FanFest) features Bluegrass Hall of Famers, emerging stars, and one-of-a-kind jams. You'll hear eighteen incredible acts in two days. One- and two-day tickets with great seats are still available. You have to experience this!

And at Wide Open Main Stage you will have the bluegrass time of your life for such a good cause: up to half of the net proceeds support the Bluegrass Trust Fund, a non-profit organization helping bluegrass professionals in times of need.

The 2017 festival is slated for September 29-30 in Raleigh's amazing downtown Red Hat Amphitheater

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  IBMA Members Non Members
Reserved (Sections 1-3)    
Two-Day  $120 $140
Single-Day $70 $80
Reserved (Sections 4-7)    
Two-Day $100 $120
Single-Day $60 $70
General Admission (Lawn)    
Two-Day $80 $100
Two-Day (Child 14 & Under)** $60 $70
Single-Day $50 $60
Single-Day (Child 14 & Under) $40 $45

*Member pricing only available for advanced ticket purchase.  Onsite pricing will be at the Non-Member rate 
**Children under 3 years of age are free.

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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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