This week we take a moment at Merlefest – not for the main stage acts, but with the community of jammers at festivals. Beyond that, we hear a fine selection of bluegrass and old time music with a
Over the years, MerleFest has become an annual homecoming for both music fans and the artists who perform there. Two of the musicians who return every year and who knew the Watsons well spoke with WFDD's David Ford about Doc, Merle, and the festival that bears his name.
A member of one of North Carolina's first families of traditional music has died. Richard Eddy Watson died Monday.