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This week is the 2018 International Bluegrass Music Association conference and World of Bluegrass festival in Raleigh. The department of music is going to have a major presence throughout the conference and festival and we’d love to see you there! Below are the events featuring UNC faculty and/or students.

Tatiana Hargreaves
Tatiana Hargreaves

Wednesday Sept. 26th, 10:00 a.m.: Panel Discussion: “Planting Grass Seeds: Approaches for Youth Bluegrass Education and Outreach,” Raleigh Convention Center room 306 C, with Panelists Hank Smith and Tatiana Hargreaves

Hank Smith

Wednesday Sept. 26th, 11:00 p.m.: Hank, Pattie & the Current, showcase, Marriott Congressional Ballroom, with Hank Smith

Thursday Sept. 27th, 10:00 p.m.: Beer & Banjos: Hank, Pattie, & the Current, Lincoln Theater, with Hank Smith

Friday Sept 28th, 1:00 p.m.: “College and University Bluegrass Program Information Session,” Raleigh convention Center room 304, with Russell Johnson and Jocelyn Neal

Friday Sept. 28th, 4:00 p.m.: Hank, Pattie & the Current, Davie Street Stage (part of Streetfest), with Hank Smith

Saturday Sept. 29th, 1:45 p.m.: Diamond Creek, Hargett Street Stage (part of Streetfest), with Russell Johnson

Jocelyn Neal

Saturday Sept. 29th, 2:00 p.m.: Research Presentations: “Region, Rosin, and Railroad Tunnels: Current Topics in Bluegrass Research,” Raleigh Convention Center room 306A, with Jocelyn Neal

Saturday Sept. 29th, 4:00 p.m.: Tatiana Hargreaves with Hoot & Holler, Capitol Stage (part of Streetfest), with Tatiana Hargreaves

Saturday Sept. 29th, 5:00 p.m.: UNC’s Carolina Bluegrass Band, Youth Stage (part of Streetfest)

Carolina Bluegrass Band
Carolina Bluegrass Band and Director, Russell Johnson

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