High costs, low attendance leads World of Bluegrass week to pull up stakes for Raleigh

This week marks end of Nashville’s six-year tenure as host of International Bluegrass Music Association’s annual festival More

Weekly Obsession: Earl Scruggs, 1924-2012

Scruggs played the banjo like no one else: three fingers, dancing across the strings More

Grascals file counterclaim against head of Music Row PR firm

Bluegrass band claims Kirt Webster managed them only to maximize his own personal gain More
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Clinch Mountain Boys' bassist dead at 72

Jack Cooke, long-time bass player and singer with Ralph Stanley’s Clinch Mountain Boys, died Tuesday in his hometown of Norton, Va., More
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New book paints intimate portrait of legendary singer's musical, political exploits

New Yorker magazine writer and author Alec Wilkinson captures the real Pete Seeger in his new biographical treatment; plus reviews of Bluegrass: A True Story of Murder in Kentucky and W.C. Handy: The Life and Times of the Man Who Made the Blues More
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