World of Bluegrass is Here to Stay

The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced that their festival will return to Raleigh for at least three more years. The weeklong event includes main stage shows at Red Hat Amphitheater, showcase acts in venues around downtown Raleigh, a free street festival, a conference, and an awards ceremony for the best of bluegrass. 

Also announced last week was some early news about performers for this year's festival, which will take place Sept. 25-29. Acts include:

  • Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder with a guest appearance by Patty Loveless
  • A special collaboration featuring Alison Brown, Becky Buller, Sierra Hull, Missy Raines, and Molly Tuttle
  • The Earls of Leicester presented by Jerry Douglas
  • The TRUST — an all-star set featuring Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Balsam Range, Lonesome River Band, Donna Ulisse, Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, Sideline, and Love Canon 

Learn more about Red Hat acts and showcase acts, or get your tickets now

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World of Bluegrass is Here to Stay
World of Bluegrass is Here to Stay