Downtown Raleigh embraces "World of Bluegrass," a festival centered around the International Bluegrass Music Association's annual convention. The N&O's preview coverage includes stories about bluegrass emissary Steve Martin, the Steep Canyon Rangers and the state's bluegrass history.
BLUEGRASS FOR BEGINNERS
If you were to try to describe bluegrass music to someone who had never heard it, you could talk for hours and probably still not do it justice. But here’s an easier solution: We'll just play some music from our "Bluegrass for Beginners" playlist to get you started.