Schedule

Festival Map ~ Coming soon!

Festival Gate Hours
Friday: Noon – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Building and Exhibit Hours
Friday: Noon - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Carnival Hours
Friday: Noon – 10 p.m.*
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.*
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

*May extend for one hour based on attendance

Fireworks
Friday: 9:15 p.m.
Saturday: 9:15 p.m.

Carnival Wrist Bands
Friday: Purchase from Noon to 9 p.m., good all day for unlimited rides
Sunday: Purchase from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., good all day for unlimited rides

Be a Part:
Antique Farm Equipment Registration
Outdoor Vendor Application
Become a Sponsor

Got to Be NC Homegrown Fare presented by Lowes Foods:
Homegrown Fare Application


Official Lodging Partner of the 2017 Got to Be NC Festival

Holiday Inn - Crabtree Valley
Holiday Inn - Crabtree Valley


 

music

Carolina Bluegrass Battle
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Saturday: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Dorton Arena
free spectator admission 

Picking and plucking bluegrass style. Bands with both traditional and contemporary styles will compete for bragging rights, gigs and cash.

Carolina Bluegrass Battle Host Band

TCS

 

10:15 a.m. & 3 p.m.
The Church Sisters

Carolina Bluegrass Battle Bands

LF

 

Lester Fricks
Durham, NC

GS

 

GrassStreet
Henderson, NC

 

HR

 

Hazy Ridge Bluegrass Band
Clemmons, NC

 

LS

 

The Lang Sisters
Wake Forest, NC

 

SM

 

Southern Magnolia Bluegrass
West End, NC

SB

 

Shannon Baker and the Classic Stepbacks
Elm City, NC

HB

 

The Hey Brothers
Pittsboro, NC

SH

 

Shadowhawk Bluegrass Band
Raleigh, NC

Outlaw
sponsored by: Att

 

Friday: Dorton Arena

DWR

 

3 p.m.
Dark Water Rising
Chapel Hill, NC

CK

 

4:30 p.m
Caroline Keller Band
Charlotte, NC

DS

 

6 p.m.
Delta Son
Thomasville, NC

TF

 

7:30 p.m.
The Freeway Revival
Asheville, NC

Saturday: Dorton Arena

KR

 

4 p.m.
Kaylin Roberson Band
Raleigh, NC

90 Proof Twang

 

5:45 p.m
90 Proof Twang
Greensboro, NC

PS

 

7:30 p.m.
Preacher Stone
Midland, NC

Sunday: Dorton Arena

Ab

 

1:15 p.m.
Alan Barrington Band
Charlotte, NC

TM

 

2:45 p.m
Mikele Buck Band
Greenville, NC

Dakota Blue

 

4:15 p.m.
Dakota Blue
Snow Hill, NC

JD

 

5:45 p.m.
Jason Damico and the New Blue
Chapel Hill, NC