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Carolina Bluegrass: Breakdowns and Revivals

When: Aug. 29 2014-May 17 2015

showcasing a different instrument every five weeks. Each instrument was owned and played by a well-known bluegrass musician with ties to North Carolina. Other parts of the exhibit will focus on how bluegrass festivals and fiddlers’ conventions—along with record labels and television shows, such as The Andy Griffith Show and The Beverly Hillbillies—helped popularize bluegrass music between the early 1950s and the early 1980s.

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