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News & Announcements

The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced its Leadership Bluegrass Class of 2016, and among this year's class is Raleigh's own Laurie Okun, Sales Director for the Raleigh... Read more
The Jan. 24 Youth Jam in Chapel Hill today has been canceled. The next youth jam in Chapel Hill is Feb. 14.
Tonight's concert with Peter Yarrow has been rescheduled to Saturday, January 30 at 8 p.m. The concert will still take place at Fletcher Theater in Raleigh.


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