Wide Open Bluegrass Street Festival
Fayetteville Street, Noon-11 p.m. All music is free.
Features the whole hog barbecue championship and music on various stages. The North Carolina Bluegrass Pavilion also will be free to the public in the Raleigh Convention Center.
City Plaza Stage – Flatt Lonesome, Grasstowne, Reno & Harrell, Kids on Bluegrass, Jim Lauderdale, John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Chatham County Line.
Martin Street Stage – Iron Mountain Messengers, Samantha Casey & The Bluegrass Jam, Tommy Edwards and The Bluegrass Experience, Si Kahn & Looping Brothers, Snyder Family Band, Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time, Terry Baucom, Skip Cherryholmes Quintet.
Hargett Street Stage – Henhouse Prowlers, Erin McDermott, Barefoot Movement, Phoebe Hunt, Missy Raines & The New Hip, Mipso, John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band.
Youth Stage – The Willis Clan, Snyder Family Band, Lonesome Meadow, Vicki Vaughn Band, Flatt Lonesome.
Dance Tent – Family Square Dance with The Carolina Catbirds, Apple Chill Cloggers with The Kickin Grass Band, Scythian, Old Habits.
Main Stage Concerts
These are ticketed events.
Raleigh Convention Center Stage, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Red Hat Amphitheater, 11:45 a.m.-11 p.m.
Raleigh Convention Center – Nu-Blu, Audie Blaylock & Redline, Dale Ann Bradley, Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Detour, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Travelin’ McCourys, Peter Rowan, Kruger Brothers with the Kontras Quartet.
Red Hat Amphitheater Stage – Kickin’ Grass Band, The Gibson Brothers, Della Mae, Dailey & Vincent featuring Statler Brother Jimmy Fortune, Bela Fleck, Danny Paisley, Ronnie McCoury, Jason Carter, Alan Bartram, Seldom Scene, The Infamous Stringdusters. The closing act, at 9:15 p.m., is Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers, featuring Edie Brickell.
Bluegrass Ramble Evening Concerts
10 p.m.-2 a.m.
Lincoln Theatre – The Wrecked Frets, Constant Change, Al Batten & the Bluegrass Reunion, Bridgetown.
Long View Center – Missy Raines and The New Hip, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Grasstowne, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road.
Tir Na Nog – Druha Trava, Niall Toner, The Robirohi, Kristy Cox & Calder Highway.
Pour House – Dale Ann Bradley, Kruger Brothers, The Looping Bros and Si Kahn, Missy Raines and The New Hip.
Kings – Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, Detour, Kevin Richardson & Cuttin Edge, Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time.