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PineCone Remembers Earl Scruggs

Banjo player Earl Scruggs, who was from NC and made famous the three-finger, Scruggs style banjo playing, has died. He was 88 years old.

IBMA Announces Leadership Bluegrass Class of 2012

The 2012 Leadership Bluegrass class included three North Carolinians this year. This application-based program included musicians, songwriters, administrators, publicists, record label representatives, luthiers, and more.

IBMA Leadership Bluegrass Class of 2013

The 2013 Leadership Bluegrass class included five North Carolinians this year. This competitive, application-based, three-day interactive learning program invites participants to examine the challenges and opportunities facing bluegrass music.

2012 Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music Award Nominees

PineCone Bluegrass Show host Larry Nixon, 94.7 WQDR, Russell Johnson, and Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road are among this year's SPBGMA nominees.

Registration Underway for PineCone Bluegrass Camps

PineCone's Bluegrass Music Camps continue this summer in partnership with the Town of Cary, and registration is now open! The camp sessions run from June 25-29.

Registration Now Open for PineCone Bluegrass Camps

PineCone's Bluegrass Music Camps continue this summer in partnership with the Town of Cary, and registration is now open! The camp sessions run from June 24-28.

Beginning Fiddle Class with Shay Garriock in Pittsboro

A beginning fiddle class with Shay Garriock starts on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at the Violin & Fiddle Shop in downtown Pittsboro. The class runs for six weeks.

New Carolina Chocolate Drops Album, "Leaving Eden," Now Available

The new Carolina Chocolate Drops CD, "Leaving Eden," is released today!

NC Fiddler Joe Thompson Turns 93

Orange County's own old-time music icon Joe Thompson celebrated his 93rd birthday on Dec. 9, 2011.

NC Fiddler Joe Thompson Has Passed Away

Remembering NC old-time and folk music icon Joe Thompson.

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