Festival is rescheduled from September 10.  Tickets on sale through the Moorefields website and at gate

Hillsborough, NC  -- (September 10, 2022) - The outdoor Bluegrass Festival at Historic Moorefields near Hillsborough returns after a two-year hiatus and is scheduled for Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Refreshments will be available, including a selection of beer and wine and service from several food trucks.

Five bands will perform around the house’s re-constructed front porch. All are local Triangle area bands with their own followings: The Carolina Cutups, Grass Street, Pickard Mountain, Vintage Blue, and The Bluegrass Experience.

Moorefields Bluegrass Festival will take place on the lawn and under the trees at Moorefields, an idyllic historic site on 70 beautiful acres just 20 minutes from downtown Chapel Hill and Durham and a short drive from downtown Hillsborough, N.C. Bring your chairs and blankets. All parking is free. 

Lawn seating tickets are $15 per person. Teens 13-17 are $10 and kids 12 and under are free. Visit the website to purchase tickets at (www.moorefields.org) or purchase tickets at the gate.

Moorefields was built in 1785 as a summer home by Alfred Moore, a military, educational and judicial leader who ultimately served as the second and last North Carolinian on the United States Supreme Court. The property is administered by the Friends of Moorefields, a tax-exempt nonprofit. Proceeds help maintain the house and grounds, explore the history of Moorefields and the people who lived here, and share this special resource. Donations help to fund the educational, environmental, artistic and historic preservation goals of the Friends of Moorefields.

Moorefields is located at 2201 Moorefields Road, Hillsborough, NC or may be reached at 919-732-4941.


Media Contacts:
Mike Hammersley, President, Friends of Moorefields Board (919) 201-2284
Barry Jacobs, Executive Director, Friends of Moorefields (919) 880-5270

Photos with Credits below. Header photo credited to Sallie Scharding Design