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(credit: Jim Gavenus/courtesy MerleFest)

Vince Gill Kicks Off 25th Anniversary MerleFest In North Carolina

MerleFest, the renowned annual bluegrass, folk, and country music festival in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, kicked into gear this weekend with performances from a range of traditionally minded artists including Deep Dark Woods, Dailey & Vincent, and Vince Gill.

04/27/2012

Earl Scruggs in 2008 (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Earl Scruggs, Bluegrass Legend And Banjo Pioneer, Dies At 88

One of the most legendary performers in all of bluegrass, banjoist Earl Scruggs, died yesterday. He was 88. NPR reports that he died of natural causes at a Nashville hospital. Born in North Carolina in […]

03/29/2012

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