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336-625-1260
(Saturdays 9:00 - 11:30 am)

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Since October of 1992 True Bluegrass has featured national artists along with the best up-and-coming local and regional bluegrass talent each and every week on WKXR.


A radio veteran since 1968, Bobby Franklin features a great mix of  bluegrass and bluegrass gospel music. Each show is programmed in advance but you can contact Bobby with your request and he will work it into the next show.




Jam Sessions
Thursdays
6:00-10:00 pm
Hwy. 705 Music Hall
Seagrove, NC

Jam Sessions
Thursdays
6:00-10:00 pm
Bob's Country Store
  2061 White's Memorial Road
Franklinville, NC


Curtis Coble's Bluegrass Jam
Friday Nights
7:30 pm
1151 Langley Rd.
Staley, NC

Buddy's Play House
Bluegrass & Gospel Music Friday nights
 6:30 pm
3826 Bethany Church Rd.
Franklinville, NC
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Old Time Square Dance

The third Saturday of each month
featuring
The Oak Tree Boys
Ken Beck is the caller
7:00-10:00 pm at the Denton Civic Center
West Salisbury Street
Denton, NC

Friday Night Gospel Singing
6:30 pm at Bestfood Cafeteria
Siler City, NC

Eastern North Carolina Bluegrass Association
Good Family Entertainment
(Plenty of room for jammers)
2nd Saturday night every month
7:00 pm at Lenoir Community College Gym
Hwy. 70 East
252-523-5735
Kinston, NC




Danny Paisley Fundraiser
To assist with Danny's medical expenses after suffering two heart attacks and undergoing a successful triple bypass
To make a donation, send a check to:
Dan Paisley
559 Church Hill Road
Landenberg, PA  19350

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Hard Times
Tuesday Night at "The Barn"
Eden, NC


Wednesday, September 17, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Wednesday Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts
 Room 121 (bottom floor)
 200 N. Davie Street
 Greensboro, NC


Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Grass Cats
5:30 pm at Pickin' in the Pines
Cary, NC


Thursday, September 18, 2014
Salt and Light
(Moore Family)
6:00 pm at Bob's Country Store
2061 White's Memorial Road
Franklinville, NC



Thursday, September 18, 2014
Sarah McQuaid
The ArtsCenter
Carrboro, NC


September 18-20, 2014
 Dailey Vincent Land Fest
Thursday: Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Primitive Quartet, Darrell Webb Band, and Renaissance Bluegrass Band (Bethel College)
Friday: Dailey & Vincent, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, The SteelDrivers, and Bobby Osborne & The Rocky Top X-Press
 Saturday: Dailey & Vincent, The Whites, Carl Hurley, and Terry Baucom & The Dukes of Drive
 Denton Farm Park
 Denton NC


Friday, September 19, 2014
Sons of the South
6:30 pm at Debbie's Country Kitchen
5552 Wilkes-Yadkin Rd.
Ronda, NC


Friday, September 19, 2014
Sarah McQuaid
Fiddle and Bow
Community Arts Cafe
Winston-Salem, NC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Grass Strings
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Samantha Casey & the Bluegrass Jam
Tarboro Bluegrass Festival
Indian Lake Park
Edgecombe County Arts Council
Tarboro, NC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Grass Street
9:30 am at Creedmoor Music Festival
Creedmoor, NC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Loose Strings
12:30-2:00 pm at Heritage Center
Sparta, NC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
9th Annual Festa Italiana
featuring
Mebanesville
11:00-4:00 pm at Raffaldini Vineyards
450 Groce Rd.
Ronda, NC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
The Outliers
7:00 pm at Benson Bluegrass Barn
Benson, NC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Rich in Tradition
 7:00 pm at Wytheville Community College
Wytheville, VA


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Apple Festival
featuring
Molasses Creek, the Company Store Band, and Adam Hart and Beth Hartness
Historic Bethesda Park
Winston-Salem, NC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Big County Bluegrass and the Wolfe Brothers String Band
Blue Ridge Music Center
Galax, NC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
 Cabin Creek
Little Creek Music Park
 20386 Old Concord Road
 Albemarle, NC 


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Dyer Switch Bluegrass Band
5:00 pm at Rivertown Bluegrass Society
 Conway, SC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Grass Cats
5:45 pm at Music in the Park
Lexington, NC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Dr. Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys Farewell Tour
7:30 pm at J.E. Broyhill Civic Center Showcase of Stars Presentation
1913 Hickory Blvd.
Lenoir, NC


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Mark Templeton & Pocket Change
Rives Theatre
Martinsville, VA


Sunday, September 21, 2014
Midtown Bluegrass Series
4:00-7:00 pm at Midtown Bluegrass Series North Hills' Midtown Park
4158 Main at North Hills Street
Raleigh, NC


Tuesday, September 23, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
 Stokesdale, NC


Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Southeast Express
Tuesday Night at "The Barn"
Eden, NC


Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Greensky Bluegrass
Ziggy's
Winston-Salem, NC


Thursday, September 25, 2014
John Cowan, John McFee and Friends
Rives Theater
276-638-2423
Martinsville, VA


September 25-28, 2014
Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival
featuring
 Ricky Skaggs, The Steep Canyon Rangers, Rhonda Vincent & Rage, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Blue Highway, Dailey & Vincent, The Boxcars, Joe Mullins, Sierra Hull, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out,  Balsam Range, The Roys, The Bankesters, The Grass Cats,   Larry Stephenson, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, The Moore Brothers, The Gentlemen of Bluegrass, Nu-Blu, The Church Sisters, Adkins & Loudermilk, Code Blue, Banjo Island, Drifting Sands, The Wayfarers
  Roanoke Island Festival Park
 Manteo, NC 


Friday, September 26, 2014
The Outliers
8:00 pm at The Hive at the Busy Bee
Raleigh, NC


Friday, September 26, 2014
The Outliers
10:00 pm at Deep South
Raleigh, NC


Friday, September 26, 2014
Grass Cats
6:00 pm at Historic Speedway Group
Hillsborough, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
Sons of the South
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC

 

Saturday, September 27, 2014
Hubert Lawson & the Bluegrass Country Boys
 8:00 am-4:00 pm at Stoneville Fall Festival

 Stoneville, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
Close Kin
Heartwood
Abingdon, VA


Saturday, September 27, 2014
GrassStreet
1:00 pm at Bahama Day
8202 Stagville Road
Bahama, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
The Outliers
11:00 pm at After Party, Deep South
Raleigh, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
Snyder Family Band
ICA Concert Series
MacGray Auditorium
Statesville, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
Southeast Express
6:00 pm at Badin Shore
Badin Lake, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
57 Express
7:00 pm at Saturdays at "The Barn"
Eden, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
Across the Blue Ridge - Collectors and Song Carriers
Blue Ridge Music Center
Galax, VA


Saturday, September 27, 2014
Carolina Gator Gumbo
Mt. Holly Arts Festival
Mt. Holly, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
John Cowan, John McFee and Friends
9:00 pm at Grey Eagle Tavern
Asheville, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
Lynda Dawson and Pattie Hopkins
12:00 noon at Beericana Craft Beer and Music Festival
Holly Springs, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
Hubert Lawson & the Bluegrass Country Boys
8:00-4:00 pm at Stoneville Fall Festival
Stoneville, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
Steep Canyon Rangers
8:00 pm at Center for Performing Arts
Morehead, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
Nora Jane Struthers & the Party Line
8:00 pm at Evening Muse
3227 N. Davidson Street
Charlotte, NC


Saturday, September 27, 2014
Wood Family Tradition
Mayberry Days
Mt. Airy, NC


Sunday, September 28, 2014
Bethesda Bluegrass
Opening Ceremonies for IBMA
Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC


Sunday, September 28, 2014
The Outliers
4:00 pm at Street Fair
Raleigh, NC


Sunday, September 28, 2014
The Outliers
11:00 pm at After Party, Deep South
Raleigh, NC


Sunday, September 28, 2014
Rich in Tradition
7:00 pm at Veterans Memorial Park
Mt. Airy, NC


Sunday, September 28, 2014
Carrboro Music Festival
1:00-11:00 pm at The ArtsCenter and downtown
Carrboro, NC


Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Samantha Casey & the Bluegrass Jam
Shelton Golf Invitational
NCSU Lonnie Poole Golf Course
Raleigh,  NC


Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Lucky City
Tuesday Night at "The Barn"
Eden, NC


Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Rhonda Vincent & the Rage and Gene Watson
Fletcher Opera House
Duke Energy Theatre for the the Performing Arts
Raleigh, NC


September 30-October 2, 2014
IBMA's The Bluegrass Ramble
featuring
Barbwire, Becy Buller, Compton & Newberry, Constant Changem Darin & Brooke Aldridge, Davidson Brothers, Donna Ulisse, Driven, Flatt Lonesome, Helen Highwater, Stringband, Irene Kelly, Jeff Scroggins and Colarado, Jim Lauderdale, Monroe Crossing, Moore Newton, Rebecca Frazier and hit & Run, Red June, Sister Sadie, Special Consensus, The Barefoot Movement, The Danburys, The Earl Brothers, The Grass Cats, The Lonely Heartstring Band, The Railsplitters, and The Rigneys
at The Architect Bar & Social House, Lincoln Theatre, Pour House Music Hall, Raleigh Convention Center, Tir Na Nog, and Vintage Church
Raleigh, NC


September 30-October 4, 2014
IBMA World of Bluegrass
Raleigh Convention Center Stage:  Red Hat Amphitheater Stage
IBMA "Wide Open Bluegrass"
  Raleigh, NC


Wednesday, October 1, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Wednesday Jam Session
Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts, Room 121 (bottom floor)
7:00-10:00 pm at 200 N. Davie Street
 Greensboro, NC


Thursday, October 2, 2014
GrassStreet
7:00 pm at Lincoln Theatre
Raleigh, NC


Thursday, October 2, 2014
Rhonda Vincent & The Rage
Gem Theatre
Kannapolis, NC


Thursday, October 2, 2014
Burrows Brothers
6:00 pm at Bob's Country Store
2061 White's Memorial Road
Franklinville, NC


Friday, October 3, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Band Showcase
featuring
Southern Gentlemen, Samantha Casey & the Bluegrass Jam, Bethesda Bluegrass, C & J Bluegrass, Millstream, Al Batten & Bluegrass Reunion, Sons of the South, Daniel Greeson and Friends, Jeanette & Johnny Williams, Destination Bluegrass, and Blue Lightnin'

12:00 pm-11:00 pm at Wide Open Bluegrass Street Fair
Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC



Friday, October 3, 2014
Linda & Company
7:00-9:00 pm at Brown's Ole Opry
 McLeansville, NC


Friday, October 3, 2014
NuHiWay
6:30 pm at Debbie's Country Kitchen
 5552 Wilkes-Yadkin Road
 Ronda, NC 


Friday, October 3, 2014
Boys From Carolina
5:00-8:00 pm at The Roost, Fearrington Village
 Pittsboro, NC   


October 3-5, 2014
Outer Banks Bluegrass Festival
Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Rhonda Vincent & Rage, Dailey & Vincent, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out,  The Grascals, James King Band, The Moore Brothers, The Roys, Nu-Blu, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, Sweet Potato Pie, many others
 Roanoke Island Festival Park
Manteo, NC 


Saturday, October 4, 2014
Burrow Brothers and Donna Spivey
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC


Saturday, October 4, 2014
48th Annual Granite Quarry Civitan Fiddler's Convention
East Rowan High School
704-633-5940 or 704-267-9439
US Highway 52 South of Granite Quarry, NC


Thursday, October 9, 2014
Grass Cats
7:30 pm at Mac's Tavern
 Cary, NC 


Friday, October 10, 2014
Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road
7:30 pm at Old Rock School
828-879-2129
 Valdese, NC


Saturday, October 11, 2014
Deeper Shade of Blue
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC



Tuesday, October 14, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Tunes on Tuesday Jam
7:00-10:00 pm at Stonefield Cellars Winery
336-644-9908
 Stokesdale, NC 


Wednesday, October 15, 2014
High Lonesome Strings Wednesday Jam Session
7:00-10:00 pm at Greensboro Cultural Center City Arts, Room 121 (bottom floor)
 200 N. Davie Street
 Greensboro, NC


October 16-18, 2014
2014 Rockahock Bluegrass Festival
featuring
Rhonda Vincent, Bluegrass Brothers, Feller & Hill, Remington Ryde, Jr. Sisk & Ramblers Choice, California Ramblers, Hillbilly Gypsies, The Farm Hands, and Nu-Blu
Rockahock Campgrounds, Inc.
Lanexa, VA


Friday, October 17, 2014
Boys From Carolina
5:00-8:00 pm at The Roost, Fearrington Village
 Pittsboro, NC   
 

Friday, October 17, 2014
Piedmont Land Conservancy's LAND JAM
featuring
 Steep Canyon Rangers
Carolina Theater
336-333-2605
 Greensboro, NC


Saturday, October 18, 2014
Movin' On Bluegrass
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC



Saturday, October 18, 2014
Slope Valley and The Southern Gentlemen
 Rivertown Bluegrass Society
Doors open 3:00 pm, Open Mic. 4:30-5:00 pm, Bands at 5:00 pm
Conway, SC


Saturday, October 25, 2014
NuHiWay
Mt. Gilead Music Barn
910-220-6426
109 N. Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC



November 28-30, December 4-7, 11-14, 18-23, and 26-27, 2014
Country Christmas Train
Denton FarmPark
336-859-2755
4259 Handy Road
Denton, NC


April 17-19, 2015
Military Vehicle and Collector Show
Denton FarmPark
1072 Cranford Road
Denton, NC


April 23-26, 2015
Tri-State Antique Power Association's 22nd Annual Appalachian Antique Farm Show
Appalachian Fairgrounds
Gray, TN