PineCone Bluegrass Concerts: Coming Soon to Cary


Cary, NC — PineCone, the Piedmont council of traditional music, is partnering with Cary again this year to provide five free concerts and bluegrass summer camps to residents of all ages. Read more


Bluegrass Camps in Cary


Cary, NC — Fans of roots music will appreciate what PineCone is doing for the millennial generation when they offer a growing series of Bluegrass camps through the Town of Cary’s Parks & Rec department. Read more

Music: Pickin’ in the Pines with Tommy Edwards on Wednesday

Cary, NC – On Wednesday, September 5, 2012, Booth Amphitheatre in Cary kicks off its Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass Series with the legendary Tommy Edwards. Read more

Music: Remembering Earl Scruggs

Cary, NC – Banjo-picking legend Earl Scruggs died yesterday at the age of 88. He was a favorite son of North Carolina and forever changed the music we call bluegrass. Read more

PineCone: North Carolina’s Rich Musical Tradition

Cary, NC – North Carolina, and specifically the Piedmont, has a rich tradition in, well, traditional music.

Upon my arrival in the Piedmont some 17 years ago, I stumbled across The PineCone Blue Grass Show on 94.7 FM, which I listen to pretty religiously. Come by pretty much any Sunday before dinner and it’s coming from my garage, especially when I’m smoking ribs or fish in the driveway. Neighbors make fun, but the homeowner’s association hasn’t stopped by yet. Read more