A panel of judges narrowed a field of 86 submissions down to 27 music videos that will be up for awards this year.
Also, Bela Fleck will hold his first-ever banjo camp in the mountains, Toubab Krewe prepares to launch a new album and tour, and much more.
Details are still coming together for the Grey Eagle show, which will feature Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters and many more local musicians.
Remember when World Cafe came to town?
Crisp country and progressive old-grass should make for a great combination.
The year's first Downtown After Five, a 10th anniversary party for Echo Mountain Studio and much more.
The show is Feb. 23 at The Grey Eagle.
Joe Kendrick's ambitious "Southern Songs and Stories" series melds personal interviews, live shows and behind-the-scenes access.
Also, a Sara Gruen reading and the Black Mountain College Re-Happening.
Merlefest 2013 promises to be a big year despite being the first year without the presence of the legendary Doc Watson.