Bluegrass Ramble, in club venues downtown, Tuesday through Thursday evenings. With over 200 showcase performances, the Ramble is the premier platform for introducing talent & new material to the bluegrass community.
Free Wide Open Bluegrass Street Festival, Friday & Saturday, with over 100 local, national & international bands, 7 music stages and a dance tent. For a map and complete schedule by stage, click here (stage listings are mid-page above Festival Map).
Main Stage at Red Hat Amphitheater, Friday & Saturday, with the Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Molly Tuttle, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Sierra Hull, and many more. This year, for the first time, general admission rear section and lawn seating is free (reserved, ticketed front section seating is also available).