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May 8, 2016
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News & Announcements

Four bands from North Carolina are among the 30 acts that have been selected for this year's Bluegrass Ramble, which will feature bands from across the U.S. and around the world.
On Saturday, May 21, seven members of the PineCone Youth Council will perform at the new Fest in the West at Parkside Town Commons in Cary.
The North Carolina Collection and the Southern Folklife Collection of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will host Wilson Library’s fourth edit-a-thon this month, where participants will... Read more


PineCone Bluegrass Jam at Busy Bee Cafe in The Hive - March 25, 2013, photo credit: Laura Hamlyn

Jams & Sessions

Feeling inspired to play some music now that you've seen so many concerts? PineCone partners with local musicians, organizations, and groups to present ongoing participatory music sessions and jams for bluegrass music, Irish music, and shape note singing. Read more

Piedmont map - 3 phases of Piedmont counties  for Piedmont Artists Directory Project

Piedmont Traditional Artist Directory

Find out more about how PineCone is working to preserve the rich traditional music culture of the NC Piedmont. Read More

Going Down to Raleigh: Stringband Music in the North Carolina Piedmont, 1976-1998

PineCone's first-ever CD release highlights some of the very best old-time, regional Piedmont stringband music. Read more