Twenty-one bands and a combined 20 hours of rock music are scheduled for Raleigh Wide Open 5, which kicks off at 11 a.m. July 31. Three stages will be set up near Fayetteville Street from 12:30 to 10:30 p.m.
The day of music is set to begin with a parade on Fayetteville Street at 11 a.m., and conclude with a fireworks display at 11 p.m.
The Cherry Bounce Stage on Hargett Street will offer six hours of Indie Rock from seven different banks. Six other bands will play reggae, soul, blues, country, bluegrass, funk and hip hop on the World Stage on Martin Street. And eight local bands will play on the Raleigh Rocks Stage on Martin Street.
For more information and a list of the bands, go here.