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FREE Streetfest Music Schedule 2017

The bluegrass tide spills over into downtown Raleigh as more than 100 bands perform on 7 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. And don’t miss the Youth Music Stage - situated on the outdoor plaza at the Convention Center. Artist lineup is subject to change without notice.

 

Don't miss the incredible lineup on the Wide Open Main Stage this year! A portion of the proceeds from the ticketed component of Wide Open Bluegrass benefits the Bluegrass Trust Fund.

 


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017



CITY PLAZA STAGE

SPONSORS: Ron and Nancy McFarlane, Bud Light, WRAL

  • 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
  • Danny Paisley & The Southern Grass
  • Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
  • The Ebony Hillbillies
  • Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers
  • Adam Aijala, Ben Kaufmann & Friends
  • Tim O'Brien featuring Jan Fabricius
  • Nick Forster & Danny Barnes
  • The Gibson Brothers

DAVIE STREET STAGE

NC Arts Council, Central Carolina Chevy Dealers, Bud Light

  • 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
  • Strictly Strings
  • Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, and Sam Gleaves - Tribute to Ola Belle Reed
  • Zoe & Cloyd
  • ShadowGrass
  • Darin & Brooke Aldridge
  • David Holt & Josh Goforth
  • The Kruger Brothers
  • Alan Bibey & Grasstowne

HARGETT STREET STAGE

SPONSORS: ​Boone, NC, Lone Rider, WQDR

  • 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
  • 9:45-11:00pm
  • Carolina PineCones
  • Chris Jones & The Night Drivers
  • Dave Adkins Band
  • The Grass Cats
  • Tommy Edwards & The Bluegrass Experience
  • Missy Raines & The New Hip
  • Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys
  • Volume Five

CAPITOL STAGE

Chiesi, Appalachian Mountain Brewery, CBS North Carolina

  • 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
  • FY5
  • The Honey Dewdrops
  • Irene Kelley
  • Nedski & Mojo
  • 10 String Symphony
  • Molly Tuttle Band
  • Front Country
  • Town Mountain

YOUTH STAGE

SPONSORS: 919 Magazine, Amtrak, NC Amtrak, Buckstove

  • 12:00 - 12:45
  • 1:00 - 1:45
  • 2:00 - 2:45
  • 3:00 - 3:45
  • 4:00 - 4:45
  • 5:00 - 6:45
  • 7:00 - 7:35
  • 7:50 - 8:25
  • 8:40 - 9:15
  • Dreamcatcher
  • Michelle Canning Band
  • Circus No. 9
  • Strictly Strings
  • The Sowell Family Pickers
  • Kids on Bluegrass
  • Berklee Bluegrass All Stars
  • Warren Wilson College
  • East Tennessee State University

JUNIOR APPALACHIAN MUSICIANS (J.A.M.) STAGE (Martin Street)

  • 12:00-12:40
  • 1:00-1:40
  • 2:00-2:40
  • 3:00-3:40
  • 4:00-4:40
  • 5:00-5:40
  • 6:00-6:40
  • 7:00-7:40
  • 8:00-9:10
  • 9:30-11:00
  • Ruth Shumway & The High Ridge Pickers
  • Eliza Meyer & Friends
  • Ashe JAM Band
  • The Virginia Luthiers with Wayne Henderson & Karlie Keepfer
  • Yates Family & Acoustic Heritage
  • Strictly Strings
  • Cane Mill Road
  • ShadowGrass
  • Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle & Jerry Salley
  • The Trailblazers

DANCE TENT

SPONSORS: WakeMed, WRAL.com

  • 12:00 - 1:30
  • 2:00 - 2:45
  • 3:15 - 4:30
  • 5:00-5:45
  • 6:15-7:00
  • 7:30-9:00
  • 9:30-11:00
  • Square Dance with Aaron Ratcliffe (calling) and The Blue Ridge Broadcasters
  • Zydeco Ya Yas
  • Contra Dance with Beth Molaro (calling) and Steamshovel
  • The Glorifying Vines Sisters
  • Clogging with The Apple Chill Cloggers and Patrick Walsh & Friends
  • Open Dance with The Ebony Hillbillies
  • Open Dance with Hogslop String Band


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2017



CITY PLAZA STAGE

SPONSORS: Ron and Nancy McFarlane, Bud Light, WRAL

  • 12:00-12:45
  • 1:15-2:00
  • 2:30-3:15
  • 3:45-4:30
  • 5:00-5:45
  • 6:15-7:15
  • 7:45-8:45
  • 9:30-11:00
  • Flashback
  • Joe Newberry & April Verch
  • Kids on Bluegrass
  • Songs from the Road Band
  • Bryan Sutton & Casey Campbell
  • Becky Buller Band
  • Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley
  • Chatham County Line ~ ELECTRIC ~

DAVIE STREET STAGE

NC Arts Council, Central Carolina Chevy Dealers, Bud Light

  • 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
  • ClayBank
  • The Piney Woods Boys
  • Snyder Family Band
  • Mark Kuykendall, Bobby Hicks & Asheville Bluegrass
  • Stricly Clean and Decent
  • The Rorrer Brothers and Son
  • Terry Baucom's Dukes of Drive
  • The Harris Brothers

HARGETT STREET STAGE

SPONSORS: ​Boone, NC, Lone Rider, WQDR

  • 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
  • 9:45-11:00pm
  • Nixon, Blevins & Gage
  • Williamson Brothers
  • Hank, Pattie & The Current
  • Kristy Cox
  • Sideline
  • Claire Lynch
  • Kenny & Amanda Smith
  • The Slocan Ramblers

CAPITOL STAGE

Chiesi, Appalachian Mountain Brewery, CBS North Carolina

  • 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
  • The Outliers
  • Ray Cardwell & Tennessee Moon
  • Ms Adventure
  • Newtown
  • Scythian
  • Jeff Scroggins & Colorado
  • Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle
  • Wood & Wire

YOUTH STAGE

SPONSORS: 919 Magazine, Amtrak, NC Amtrak, Buckstove

  • 12:00 - 12:45
  • 1:00 - 1:45
  • 2:00 - 2:45
  • 3:00 - 3:45
  • 4:00 - 4:45
  • 5:00 - 5:45
  • 6:00 - 6:45
  • 7:00 - 7:45
  • 8:00 - 8:45
  • Seven Pine
  • Jonah Riddle & Carolina Express
  • #MASHTAG
  • That Dalton Gang
  • Salt and Light
  • Morehead State University
  • Pellissippi State Community College
  • Berea College
  • Glenville State College

JUNIOR APPALACHIAN MUSICIANS (J.A.M.) STAGE (Martin Street)

  • 12:00-12:40
  • 1:00-1:40
  • 2:00-2:40
  • 3:00-3:40
  • 4:00-4:40
  • 5:00-5:40
  • 6:00-6:40
  • 7:00-7:40
  • 8:00-9:10
  • 9:30-11:00
  • Karlie Keepfer & Friends
  • The Hill Family
  • Tater Hill Mashers
  • Creekside Crawfish
  • The Lang Sisters
  • Cane Mill Road
  • Strictly Strings
  • Joe Newberry & April Verch
  • The Trailblazers
  • ShadowGrass

DANCE TENT

SPONSORS: WakeMed, WRAL.com

  • 12:00 - 2:00
  • 2:30 - 3:45
  • 4:15 - 5:45
  • 6:15-7:00
  • 7:30-9:00
  • 9:30-11:00
  • Family Square Dance with Kyle Johnston (calling) and Bobb Head and Half Hog
  • Clogging perfomance and workshop with Cane Creek Cloggers with Strictly Strings
  • Contra Dance with Beth Molaro (calling) and Steamshovel
  • Clogging performance Green Grass Cloggers with Uncle John & The Hollis Trio
  • Open Dance with The Gravy Boys
  • Open Dance with Scythian

For IBMA’s Ticket Policy, please click here. Schedule subject to change without notice.