Bands hit stages around town on the second night of the IBMA's "World of Bluegrass" festival in downtown Raleigh, N.C. on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.
Bands hit stages around town on the second night of the IBMA's "World of Bluegrass" festival in downtown Raleigh, N.C. on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. clowenst@newsobserver.com
Bands hit stages around town on the second night of the IBMA's "World of Bluegrass" festival in downtown Raleigh, N.C. on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. clowenst@newsobserver.com
On the Beat

On the Beat

Musings about all things related to music and culture of the popular variety

WFNL goes quiet, leaving bluegrass off the radio dial

December 02, 2014 12:53 PM

More Videos

  • The original Village People cowboy is back on the Billboard charts

    Raleigh native Randy Jones, the original Village People cowboy, is back on a Billboard chart for the first time – as a solo act.

On The Beat

David Menconi
News & Observer music critic David Menconi's random (and we do mean random) musings about all things related to music and culture of the popular variety.