2023 Charm City Bluegrass Festival – Celebrating 10 Years!

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2023 Charm City Bluegrass Festival – Celebrating 10 Years!

Join us for a very special 10 years of Charm City Bluegrass, May 5 and 6 at Union Craft Brewing in Baltimore MD!

By Charm City Bluegrass

When and where

Date and time

May 5 · 3pm - May 6 · 10pm EDT


Union Craft Brewing 1700 W 41st St #420 Baltimore, MD 21211

Refund Policy

Contact the organizer to request a refund.

About this event

  • 1 day 7 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Charm City Bluegrass returns for a very special 10th year celebrating bluegrass and roots music in Baltimore.

We return to where it all began, Union Craft Brewing! But this time, at their current expansive Union Collective location also located in Hampden.

Join us on May 5th & 6th, 2023, at the Union Collective for a celebration of the music we all love. This two-day event will start at 3 pm on Friday and continue at 10am on Saturday with a late night at The 8x10 when music concludes. Full music lineup coming soon!

Friday will feature music indoors and on the outdoor patio. Saturday will feature music on stages outdoors and indoors! Enjoy great food and craft vending plus all the Union brew your can enjoy on both days.


Who is performing?

  • Lineup announcement soon to follow!

Do kids need a ticket?

  • Kids aged 10 and under get in free!

Can I come and go during the festival?

  • Once you checkin and get your wristband, yes!

What time does the festival start and end each day?

  • Friday: 3pm-11pm (possibly later)
  • Saturday: 10am-10pm

What's the parking situation?

  • Union is located in the heart of Hampden! If you are driving please utilize our FREE satellite parking area at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. (1400 W Cold Spring Ln, Baltimore, MD 21209). The Shuttle from the lot to the brewery will run every 15 minutes. There will be no general admission parking on site. We do have ADA parking available onsite.
  • We highly recommend utilizing ride shares (Uber/Lyft) and public transportation (take the Light Rail and hop off at the Woodberry stop for a short walk!) to arrive and depart at UNION.

Can unused tickets from past festival be used for 2023?

  • No. Only tickets purchased for the 2023 festival will be valid.

Will Single Day tickets be sold?

  • Only for Saturday. Stay tuned to Charm City Bluegrass social media and email for updates!

What can and can't I bring into the festival?

  • NO: Weapons, illegal items, smoking, glass, pets, alcohol, food (unless for toddlers or medical reasons), coolers, picnic baskets
  • YES: Sealed or empty water bottles, blankets, strollers, beach/lawn chairs, certified service animals

How do I get to this location?

  • Venue is Union Collective in Hampden, Baltimore, Maryland. Check out the map and address above.

Hotels in the area?

  • We're partnered with the Lord Baltimore Hotel and offering guests very special rates for 1 or 2 night stays!
  • Charm City Bluegrass 1 Night Booking Link
  • Charm City Bluegrass 2 Night Booking Link
  • Other nearby hotels include:Hotel Ulysses, Cross Keys Marriott, The Inn at the Colonnade, Baltimore Hotel Revival, For Airbnb search these neighborhoods are near by: Hampden, Medfield, Remington, Charles Village, Mt Vernon, Mt Washington, or Towson

Who can I talk to about photographing or media inquiries for the festival?

  • Please reach out to Marc: marcshapiromusic@gmail.com

How do I become a vendor?

  • Please complete the form here: https://bit.ly/3W9QHy3

How do I become a sponsor?

  • Please reach out to Adam: adam.kirr@gmail.com

Didn't find your answer?

  • Email us at info@charmcitybluegrass.com and we'll do our best to help!

About the organizer

$59 – $169