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PINECONE IS THE PIEDMONT COUNCIL OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC

Dedicated to Preserving, Presenting and Promoting Traditional Music, Dance, and other Folk Performing Arts

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News & Announcements

Alison Krauss & Union Station Featuring Jerry Douglas, The Sam Bush Band, Jerry Douglas Presents Earls of Leicester, The Gibson Brothers, Blue Highway, and O’Connor Family Band added to lineup at... Read moreSee the full lineup on IBMA's website
Multi-award-winning acoustic band Balsam Range, one of the bands on the lineup for this year's Wide Open Bluegrass Main Stage on Friday, Oct. 2, will receive official praise from both the House and... Read more
Performers scheduled to perform at Raleigh’s Red Hat Amphitheater include Steep Canyon Rangers, The Infamous Stringdusters, Balsam Range, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, The Wailin’ Jennys, The... Read more

Spotlight

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