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Gears and Guitars, May 23-26, 2019

Gear up for the fourth annual Gears and Guitars Fest in downtown Winston-Salem -- the biggest party on two wheels! Hosted in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter May 23 - 26, 2018, Gears & Guitars is an outdoor concert series held in conjunction with the Winston-Salem Cycling Classic. Music lovers gather at Bailey Park for nightly concerts featuring Grammy-award winning Stone Temple Pilots.

Before the sun sets and the stage lights up, enjoy the Cycling Classic where hundreds of athletes twist and wind the streets of downtown. 

The event will take place rain or shine.  For additional information go to

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To purchase tickets through Ticketmaster, click here or to purchase tickets on the phone call 336-727-2236.

Check out the 2019 Gears & Guitars concert lineup (more bands coming soon):

Friday, May 24: Doors open at 5 p.m.

Saturday, May 25: Doors open at 5 p.m.

Sunday, May 26: Doors open at 5 p.m.

Special Ticketing Options:

VIP Seating Package

• Access to stage right suites
• Four drinks
• Food Truck Vouchers
• One hour early entry to venue
• Special viewing area stage right
• Credential access

For more information on VIP seating, email

Alma Access Pass

Enjoy the best of the Races & Gears and Guitars Concerts with an Alma Mexicana Pass! Ticket-holders have access to the Alma Mexicana Patio and the concert, with re-entry privileges throughout the concert. Alma Mexicana will provide a delicious buffet available from 4:30 – 9 p.m., and snacks available until 11 p.m.

Beer, wine, cocktails and Alma Margaritas available for purchase.

Doors open at 4 p.m. Cost is $100 per person and includes food, non-alcoholic beverages, concert ticket, and in-and-out privileges to BaileyPark

Alma Access VIP Pass

Reserve a table for the evening on the Alma Patio to use throughout the concert. Come and go between Alma and the Park without ever losing your table.

Cost: $500 for a table of 4-6 which includes food, non-alcoholic beverages, concert ticket, in-and-out privileges to Bailey Park.

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