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Music Schedule 2014

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2014 Performances
The bluegrass tide spills over into downtown Raleigh as more than 85 bands perform on three stages along Fayetteville Street. Performers include a broad mix of local, national, and international talent. The dance tent will feature clogging performances, participatory square dances, and late-night open dancing Friday and Saturday nights. On Saturday near the convention center, don’t miss the youth music stage - situated on the outdoor plaza at the Convention Center. Artist lineup is subject to change.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2014



CITY PLAZA STAGE

SPONSORS: Ron and Nancy McFarlane, WRAL, Bud Light

  • 12:00-12:45
  • 1:15-2:00
  • 2:30-3:15
  • 3:45-4:30
  • 5:00-5:45
  • 6:15-7:15
  • 7:45-9:00
  • 9:30-10:45
  • Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers
  • Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
  • Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
  • Scythian
  • Sierra Hull
  • Adkins & Loudermilk
  • The Gibson Brothers
  • Chatham County Line

DAVIE STREET STAGE

SPONSORS: Belk, WTVD, Bud Lite

  • 12:15-1:00
  • 1:30-2:15
  • 2:45-3:30
  • 4:00-4:45
  • 5:15-6:00
  • 6:30-7:30
  • 8:00-9:15
  • 9:45-11:00pm
  • Al Batten & The Bluegrass Reunion
  • Tommy Edwards & The Bluegrass Experience
  • The Outliers
  • The Grass Cats
  • Missy Raines & The New Hip
  • Compton & Newberry
  • Carl Johnson & Jim Lloyd
  • Steve Dilling & Sideline

MARTIN STREET STAGE

SPONSORS: Boone, NC CVB, WQDR, Big Boss

  • 12:30-1:15
  • 1:45-2:30
  • 3:00-3:45
  • 4:15-5:00
  • 5:30-6:15
  • 6:45-7:45
  • 8:15-9:15
  • 9:45-11:00
  • Nixon, Blevins & Gage
  • Bill Evans
  • The Bankesters
  • Barefoot Movement
  • Terry Baucom & The Dukes of Drive
  • Donna Ulisse
  • The Boxcars
  • Blue Highway

HARGETT STREET STAGE

SPONSORS: ​WNCN, Lone Rider

  • 12:15-1:00
  • 1:30-2:15
  • 2:45-3:30
  • 4:00-4:45
  • 5:15-6:00
  • 6:30-7:30
  • 8:00-9:15
  • 9:45-11:00pm
  • Moore Brothers Band
  • Foghorn Stringband
  • New Country Rehab
  • The Duhks
  • I Draw Slow
  • Floodwood
  • Balsam Range
  • The Deadly Gentlemen

YOUTH STAGE

SPONSORS: Amtrak, ​NC Amtrak, 919 Magazine

  • 12:00 - 12:45
  • 1:00 - 1:45
  • 2:00 - 2:45
  • 3:00 - 3:45
  • 4:00 - 4:45
  • 5:00 - 5:45
  • Cup O'Joe
  • Maybe April
  • The Burie Family
  • Meyerband
  • Breaking Grass
  • Kids on Bluegrass

DANCE TENT

SPONSORS: Rex Healthcare, WRAL.com

  • 12:00-1:15
  • 1:30-2:30
  • 3:00-4:00
  • 4:30-5:15

  • 6:00-7:00
  • 7:30-9:00
  • 9:30-11:00
  • Square dance w/Southern String Band
  • Cane Creek Cloggers w/Southern String Band
  • Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble
  • Carolina Heartland Cloggers & Little River Cloggers, w/Patrick Walsh & Friends
  • Square dance – Caller Aaron Ratcliffe w/Yer Crooked Cousins
  • Open Dance with The Duhks
  • Open Dance with Scythian


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2014



CITY PLAZA STAGE

SPONSORS: Ron and Nancy McFarlane, WRAL, Bud Light

  • 12:00-12:45
  • 1:15-2:00
  • 2:30-3:15
  • 3:45-4:30
  • 5:00-5:45
  • 6:15-7:15
  • 7:45-9:00
  • 9:30-11:00
  • Clay Hess Band
  • Hubby Jenkins
  • Special Consensus
  • Kids on Bluegrass
  • Billy Strings & Don Julin
  • The Kruger Brothers
  • Claire Lynch Band
  • Jim Lauderdale

DAVIE STREET STAGE

SPONSORS: Belk, WTVD, Bud Lite

  • 12:15-1:00
  • 1:30-2:15
  • 2:45-3:30
  • 4:00-4:45
  • 5:15-6:00
  • 6:30-7:30
  • 8:00-9:15
  • 9:45-11:00pm
  • Gravy Boys
  • Mountain Faith
  • Jeff Little Trio
  • David Holt & Josh Goforth
  • Bobby Hicks, Tony Williamson, Ron Shuffler and Friends
  • Snyder Family Band
  • Mark Johnson & Emory Lester
  • Laney Jones

MARTIN STREET STAGE

SPONSORS: Boone, NC CVB, WQDR, Big Boss

  • 12:30-1:15
  • 1:45-2:30
  • 3:00-3:45
  • 4:15-5:00
  • 5:30-6:15
  • 6:45-7:45
  • 8:15-9:15
  • 9:45-11:00
  • Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road
  • Darin & Brook Aldridge
  • Donna Hughes
  • Nedski & Mojo
  • Lynda Dawson & Pattie Hopkins
  • Dale Ann Bradley
  • Danny Paisley & Southern Grass
  • The Ramblin Rooks

HARGETT STREET STAGE

SPONSORS: ​WNCN, Lone Rider

  • 12:15-1:00
  • 1:30-2:15
  • 2:45-3:30
  • 4:00-4:45
  • 5:15-6:00
  • 6:30-7:30
  • 8:00-9:15
  • 9:45-11:00pm
  • Malpass Brothers
  • The Railsplitters
  • Flatt Lonesome
  • Mipso
  • Front Country
  • Rebecca Frazier and Hit & Run
  • Wood & Wire
  • Della Mae

YOUTH STAGE

SPONSORS: Amtrak, ​NC Amtrak, 919 Magazine

  • 12:00 - 12:45
  • 1:00 - 1:45
  • 2:00 - 2:45
  • 3:00 - 3:45
  • 4:00 - 4:45
  • TBA
  • Ash Breeze
  • The Lindsey Family
  • Gold Heart
  • The Willis Clan

DANCE TENT

SPONSORS: Rex Healthcare, WRAL.com

  • 12:00-2:00
  • 2:30-3:30
  • 4:00-5:30pm

  • 6:00-7:00
  • 7:30-9:00
  • 9:30-11:00
  • Family Square Dance - Connie Carringer w/Carolina Catbirds
  • Green Grass Cloggers w/Epps Pepsteppers
  • Swing Dance - Huzzah the Band with introductory swing lesson by Abigail Browning & Adam Speen
  • Open Dance with The Stuart Brothers
  • Open Dance with Front Country
  • Open Dance with The Revelers

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