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VIDEO: WAMU’s Bluegrass Country Live from Raleigh, NC

Tonight (10/1) at 8-10pm ET, WAMU’s Bluegrass Country presents a live broadcast from Raleigh, NC featuring performances from The Gibson Brothers, Claire Lynch Band, Chatham County Line, and Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen.

Live streaming video of the event will be available here courtesy of North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge on Stiles of Bluegrass

Guitar prodigies Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge join host Jessica Stiles for a live in-studio session on Saturday, October 4 at noon ET.

They’ll perform songs from their new EP Close to Picture.

Evie Ladin & Keith Terry on Old Time Jam

Old time musicians Evie Ladin & Keith Terry join host Rosemarie Nielsen for an hour of conversation and live music on Friday, October 3 at 1 pm ET.

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  • More Tuesday photos from WOB ’14

    murphy_laurie_thHere’s a batch of photos that Becky Johnson took throughout the course of the first day at IBMA.

  • Tuesday’s Bluegrass Ramble

    front_country_thThe 2014 Bluegrass Ramble kicked off last night. Fans and professionals enjoyed seeing old favorites and discovering new bands on eight stages throughout downtown Raleigh. Night two of The Bluegrass Ramble kicked off tonight at 6:00 p.m., and runs until about 2:00 a.m.  

  • Through YOUR Eyes – World of Bluegrass Day 1

    storify_thWorld of Bluegrass 2014 officially kickstarted yesterday in Raleigh, NC. It seems like everyone had a great time! Through Storify, we found some of the day’s “highlights” on social media. Maybe you’ll see your Facebook post, tweet, or Instagram here! Be sure to use hashtags […]

  • Tuesday photos at IBMA 2014

    newtown_thBill Warren just dropped off this batch of photos from Tuesday evening’s activities in Raleigh during World of Bluegrass 2014.  

  • 2014 IBMA Momentum Awards Announced

    ibma_thThe 3rd Annual IBMA Momentum Awards were held this afternoon in Raleigh, NC. The Momentum Awards celebrate the up and coming talent that our music has to offer, and there sure is a lot! Congratulations to all nominees and winners! Performance Award, Band Barefoot Movement […]

  • IBMA journal – ying or yang

    jones_thThis is midweek of the IBMA World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, NC. I’m enjoying the week, possibly because my really hard day doesn’t come until Thursday, when I’ll be participating in a morning seminar (“Yoga on a moving bus: healthy or dangerous?”), going to an […]

  • Blake Johnson hospitalized

    blake_thBlake Johnson, bass player and harmony singer with IIIrd Tyme Out, is currently hospitalized at Duke University suffering from an unspecified viral illness. Edgar Loudermilk filled in at his previous position this past weekend with the band. At this point it is unknown if Blake will […]

  • Chris Jones signs with Mountain Home

    jones_thChris Jones & the Night Drivers have signed a contract with Mountain Home Music Company, and will release their next two projects with the North Carolina label. This will not include Chris’ upcoming album, Live At The Old Feed Store, which he will release independently next week. The […]

  • Bela Fleck sees the Light

    bela_thIf it’s time for IBMA’s World of Bluegrass, it must be time for another keynote address by a “name” player who has bluegrass in his background but has moved on to other genres. It’s been the organization’s M.O. for the past few years. Doing the […]

  • Driven at World of Bluegrass

    driven_thThis year during the IBMA World of Bluegrass, we are delighted to have Driven, one of the invited showcase acts, chronicling their experiences for us at Bluegrass Today. It is both an honor and an opportunity for a group to be invited to showcase, and we thought it would be […]

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