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 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.