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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 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   


Friday, October 3, 2014
Mark Templeton & Pocket Change
7:00 pm at County Line Baptist Church
Axton, VA


Friday, October 3, 2014
Music Maker Blues Revue
featuring
Cool John Ferguson, Beverly Guitar Watkins, Ironing Board Sam and more
The ArtsCenter
Carrboro, NC


Friday, October 3-Saturday, October 4, 2014
Wide Open Bluegrass
featuring
Sam Bush, Bela Fleck, Jerry Douglas, Edgar Meyer, Bryan Sutton, and Stuart Duncan, Del McCoury Band, Ricky Skaggs & Bruce Hornsby, The Gibson Brothers, Steep Canyon Rangers, Balsam Range, Lonesome River Band, Chatham County Line, Sierra Hull, Town Mountain, The Deadly Gentlemen, James King Band, Mustered Courage, Jesse McReynolds, Bobby Hicks, Tony Willimason, Ron Shuffler, Snyder Family Band, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, The Grascals, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, The Kruger Brothers, Larry Stephenson Band, The Davidson Brothers, and The Roys
Raleigh, 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
High Lonesome Strings Band Showcase
featuring
Filemore Valley Boys, Edwards Family, Never Too Late, Youth Showcase & Annabelle Watts, Twisted Grass Entourage, Cornbread Revival, The Outliers, GrassStreet, Stills Family Band, Loose Strings, NuHiWay, Blues Creek, and Buttermilk Creek
12:00 pm-11:00 pm at Wide Open Bluegrass Street Fair
Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC


Saturday, October 4, 2014
Blues Creek
10:00 am at Madison Heritage Festival
Madison, NC


Saturday, October 4, 2014
Blues Creek
2:00 pm at Kingfest
King, NC


Saturday, October 4, 2014
Granite Quarry Civitan Fiddlers' Convention
6:00 pm at East Rowan High School
175 St. Lukes Church Rd.
Salisbury, NC


Saturday, October 4, 2014
The Harris Brothers, Kitty Amaral & The Stray Cats
Blue Ridge Music Center
Galax, VA


Saturday, October 4, 2014
Wood Family Tradition

11:00 am and 1:00 pm at Apple Festival
Wilkesboro, NC


Saturday, October 4, 2014
The Pioneers
7:00 pm at High Falls Friends Church
High Falls, NC


Sunday, October 5, 2014
Rich in Tradition
Madison Church of God Homecoming Service
Madison, NC


Sunday, October 5, 2014
Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile
Knight Theatre
Charlotte, NC


Sunday, October 5, 2014
The Pioneers
11:00 am at Mountain of Faith Church
Asheboro, NC


Monday, October 6, 2014
The Outliers
2:00 pm at Tyler Taproom BBQ & Bluegrass
Cary, NC

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


October 9-12, 2014
Fall Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance
Shakori Hills
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC


Friday, October 10, 2014
Chatham County Line, Mandolin Orange, and Josh Oliver
8:00 pm at Neighborhood Theatre
Charlotte, NC


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


Friday, October 10, 2014
Sparky & Rhonda Rucker
7:30 pm at CFS Monthly Gathering
Great Aunt Stella Center
926 Elizabeth Ave.
Charlotte, NC


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


Saturday, October 11, 2014
Blues Creek
7:00 pm at Sandy Ridge Ruritan
Sandy Ridge, NC


Saturday, October 11, 2014
Southeast Express
6:00 pm at Coble's Fellowship Hall
Julian, NC


Saturday, October 11, 2014
Carolina Gator Gumbo
8:00-11:00 pm at Cork & Keg
Asheville, NC


Saturday, October 11, 2014
Ken Scoggins & Miller's Creek
7:30 pm at Feed and Seed
Fletcher, NC


Saturday, October 11, 2014
Steep Canyon Rangers and The New Spring Valley Boys
Blue Ridge Music Center
Galax, VA


Sunday, October 12, 2014
The Pioneers
11:00 am at the Troy Wesleyan Church
Troy, NC


Sunday, October 12, 2014
Rich In Tradition
Autumn Leaves Festival
Mt. Airy, NC


Monday, October 13, 2014
Peter Case
The ArtsCenter
Carrboro, 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


Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Johnny & Jeanette Williams
Woolwine Fall Festival
Woolwine, VA


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
The Malpass Brothers
with special guest
Al Batten & the Bluegrass Reunion
7:00 pm at Lenoir Community College Waller Auditorium
Kinston, 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


Sunday, October 19, 2014
The Pioneers
11:00 am at the Frist Wesleyan Church
Asheboro, NC


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


February 20-21, 2015
Neuse River Music Fest
featuring
Rhonda Vincent & the Rage, Moe Bandy, Lonesome River Band, Mountain Faith, Grass Cats, Samantha Casey & the Bluegrass Jam, Al Batten & the Bluegrass Reunion, Marty Raybon, and Malpass Brothers
Lenoir Community College
Kinston, 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