The Moore Brothers Band

Your initial impression may be of just three kids, but once you rip off the cellophane and pop it in the player, you’ll know this CD holds talent well beyond the years of the three young men on the cover.


Laura Tate Ridge

I strive to create a visual memory so that someone can be reminded of who they were and how they felt in that moment and time. It is one of my greatest passions, to ”Capture life as it happens.”


Kristen Bearfield

Kristen Bearfield is a photographer based in Hickory, North Carolina, and a songwriter and musical artist who sings, plays guitar, mandolin & banjo with The Hurleys, a North Carolina bluegrass gospel group.


Lou Reid & Carolina

Lou Reid & Carolina are based in Union Grove, North Carolina. With a sound based in traditional bluegrass roots, with an emphasis on dynamic vocals, Lou anchors the band with his lead vocals, and is arguably one of the most recognizable voices in bluegrass music today.


Balsam Range

From deep in the Appalachians where the Great Smoky Mountains meet the Blue Ridge comes the Balsam Range band, creatively blending Bluegrass, Folk, Gospel and Jazz into a new American acoustic music experience.


PineCone – Piedmont Council of Traditional Music

For almost a century, the music traditions of North Carolina have been celebrated and well documented in publications and research writings, films, photography, and sound recordings.

Red, White & Bluegrass Festival

Red White & Bluegrass Festival

The Red White and Bluegrass Festival, produced by The Morganton Parks & Recreation Department, is held at Catawba Meadows Park in Morganton, NC, every year from June 30th through July 4th


Music on The Mountaintop

Boone’s first and only multi-generational family festival offering two full days of music featuring national and world-renowned performers in Americana, Newgrass, Bluegrass, a Acoustic, Folk, Funk & Eclectic, with camping, locally grown and organic natural whole food vendors


Louisa Branscomb & Brink Brinkman at The Mast Farm Inn

Join Louisa Branscomb & Brink Brinkman at The Mast Farm Inn, The 4 days before MerleFest weekend, for a state of the art songwriting workshop an hour’s drive from MerleFest 2012