Sep 27 - Oct 1

IBMA's World of Bluegrass

Raleigh Convention Center
Raleigh Convention Center
Sep 27 - Oct 1

For IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC on
Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1:

All music and activities for IBMA Bluegrass Live! powered by PNC will be held indoors.

All previously scheduled performances at the five free Street Stages are moving to the Raleigh Convention Center (RCC). Additionally, all 115 vendors including Art Market, Shop Local, and Black Friday Market, as well as the PNC Porch, beer garden, jam tents, and other activities planned for this weekend will continue inside the RCC.

The Main Stage performances planned for Red Hat Amphitheater are moving to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. All purchased tickets will be honored.



Please note that Raleigh Convention Center has the following restrictions in place:

Prohibited Items Include

  • Weapons of any kind

  • Outside food and beverage

  • Chairs (includes folding chairs; seating will be provided in the facility)

  • Coolers