Rhiannon Giddens, acclaimed Greensboro native who has won a MacArthur Fellowship and the Steve Martin Prize for banjo, has been added to the lineup for Wide Open Bluegrass. It’s part of the 2018 World of Bluegrass festival, Sept. 25-29 in Raleigh.
Gillian Welch and local stars Chatham County Line join the 2018 main-stage lineup for World of Bluegrass, part of IBMA's bluegrass festival. The event will feature Ricky Skaggs, Patty Loveless, Earls of Leicester, Sierra Hull and Molly Tuttle.
The International Bluegrass Music Association's keynote speaker in 2018 will be Jamie Dailey of acclaimed duo, Dailey & Vincent. Last year's speaker Rhiannon Giddens, won a MacArthur Fellowship "Genius Grant" shortly afterward.
World of Bluegrass, a signature event for Raleigh that has set attendance records the past five years, extends its deal to 2021. The 2018 event will feature Ricky Skaggs, Patty Loveless, Earls of Leicester, Sierra Hull and Molly Tuttle.
IBMA Guitar Player of the Year Molly Tuttle and her band play in the California Bluegrass Association suite Friday night, Sept. 30, 2017 after playing two shows earlier in the day at Wide Open Bluegrass.
John DeLuca and his wife Sandy, who are both visually impaired, had guides with them while attending Wide Open Bluegrass in downtown Raleigh Friday, Sept. 29 2017. PineCone, the organization that produces Wide Open Bluegrass in conjunction with th
The Glorifying Vines Sisters got on a plane for the first time in August to travel to a festival performance in Lugano, Switzerland with the Music Maker Relief Foundation. The gospel group will be performing at Wide Open Bluegrass Friday night.
American musician Rhiannon Giddens, formerly of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, delivered a powerful keynote speech at the Raleigh Convention Center to kick off IBMA's World of Bluegrass on Tuesday Sept. 26, 2017. She declared that the question toda
Rhiannon Giddens plays "Pretty Little Girl" with Giri and Uma Peters, two kids of Indian descent from Nashville who were one of the hits of last week's World of Bluegrass festival in Raleigh. After reading that Carolina Chocolate Drops had inspire