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Upcoming Events

News & Announcements

PineCone is honored to be one of the organizations named as a 2018 Excellence in Recreation Award recipient by the Raleigh Mayor's Committee for Persons with Disabilities (RMCPD).
The City of Raleigh Arts Commission has selected six individuals and two organizations to receive the 2018 Raleigh Medal of Arts, the City’s highest arts honor.
Rhiannon Giddens will make a special guest appearance with Alison Brown, Becky Buller, Sierra Hull, Missy Raines, and Molly Tuttle with special guest Gillian Welch; Leftover Salmon hosts the Wide... 9055508287


Musicians gathered in a circle at the Busy Bee Cafe - men and women of all ages sit in a circle playing guitars, banjos, fiddles, mandolins; the Busy Bee's Bar is along one wall, and the other brick wall has artwork hanging from it. Photo credit: Brainard Photo

Jams & Sessions

Feeling inspired to play some music now that you've seen so many concerts? PineCone partners with local musicians, organizations, and groups to present ongoing participatory music sessions and jams for bluegrass music, Irish music, and shape note singing. 7349974662



PineCone serves as the official "Local Host" for the International Bluegrass Music Association's World of Bluegrass and as producer of the PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass festival. Read More


PineCone's first-ever CD release highlights some of the very best old-time, regional Piedmont stringband music. (639) 507-7446