Lee Pike, center, plays the fiddle during the Handsome Ladies all-women bluegrass jam at the Larry’s Coffee headquarters in Raleigh on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Lee Pike and her mother, Vickie Posey, started the Raleigh chapter this year after Posey, who had recently retired and was attending more jams, wished she saw more women at them.
Lee Pike, center, plays the fiddle during the Handsome Ladies all-women bluegrass jam at the Larry’s Coffee headquarters in Raleigh on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Lee Pike and her mother, Vickie Posey, started the Raleigh chapter this year after Posey, who had recently retired and was attending more jams, wished she saw more women at them. Juli Leonard jleonard@newsobserver.com
Lee Pike, center, plays the fiddle during the Handsome Ladies all-women bluegrass jam at the Larry’s Coffee headquarters in Raleigh on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Lee Pike and her mother, Vickie Posey, started the Raleigh chapter this year after Posey, who had recently retired and was attending more jams, wished she saw more women at them. Juli Leonard jleonard@newsobserver.com

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