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News & Announcements

World of Bluegrass will return to Raleigh for its third year this fall, from Sept. 29-Oct. 3! PineCone members will have pre-sale access to all World of Bluegrass event tickets and registration,... Read more
The North Carolina Arts Council is accepting nominations of traditional North Carolina artists for the NC Heritage Award. The nomination deadline is May 1, 2015.
Bluegrass Camp registration is now open, and camps are filling up quickly! In addition to guitar, fiddle, and songwriting camps in June, PineCone & the Town of Cary are offering a new Bluegrass... 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