Bill Monroe, at left microphone, sings with Carter Stanley at the 1965 bluegrass festival in Fincastle, Va. The historic event is being commemorated on its 50th anniversary during IBMA week in Raleigh.
Bill Monroe, at left microphone, sings with Carter Stanley at the 1965 bluegrass festival in Fincastle, Va. The historic event is being commemorated on its 50th anniversary during IBMA week in Raleigh. International Bluegrass Music Museum Ron Petronko
Bill Monroe, at left microphone, sings with Carter Stanley at the 1965 bluegrass festival in Fincastle, Va. The historic event is being commemorated on its 50th anniversary during IBMA week in Raleigh. International Bluegrass Music Museum Ron Petronko

Festival that helped define bluegrass is remembered

September 30, 2015 5:30 PM