Remembering NC Old Time Musician Benton Flippen

Benton Flippen passed away on June 28 from a massive heart attack. He was an old time fiddler and banjo player who grew up on a farm in Surry County, NC.

Gillian Welch: "The Harrow & The Harvest"

It's been eight years since Gillian Welch and David Rawling's last album, but the wait is over - "The Harrow & The Harvest" is now available!

Bluegrass icons & rising starts featured on WoodSongs this Monday!

This Monday's WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour will feature bluegrass legends Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and rising bluegrass stars Daniel Patrick & Family. You can watch live online on Monday night, June 27 at 7 p.m. EDT

Tony Williamson to perform this week at Irregardless Caf&eacute

Mandolin Virtuoso Tony Williamson performs a special NC concert at Raleigh's Irregardless Caf&eacute this Wednesday!

Tommy Edwards new CD now available!

Tommy Edwards' new recording, "North Carolina: History, Mystery, Lore and More" is now available! It is a collection of 13 songs about North Carolina.

Jan Johansson receives heart transplant!

Local NC musician Jan Johansson underwent six hours of surgery on March 19 and has a new heart!

Ricky Skaggs asks for a Christmas Gift

Bluegrass Blog reports that Ricky Skaggs is offering a free copy of his CD "Instrumentals" to anyone who signs up to sponsor a child through World Vision this holiday season

N&O reviews PineCone's CD

"...there's an amazing amount of (traditional music) right around Raleigh, Durham and Chapel
Hill, and it's all pretty much under the radar. I felt like I'd
discovered something important, part of the foundation of who we are in
this area culturally."