• WPAQ radio celebrates 74 years in Mt Airy, NC

    Goodfellers at the WPAQ 74th anniversary celebration - photo by Laura Tate Photography This past Saturday, February 5, WPAQ 740 AM radio in Mt. Airy, NC celebrated its 74th anniversary on the air, broadcasting bluegrass, old time, and Gospel music in

  • Photos from the Cherokee Music Fest 2021

    The Dan Tyminski Band at the 2021 Cherokee Music Fest - photo by Laura Tate Photography Laura Ridge was on the scene at last weekend's Cherokee Music Fest at the Happy Holiday Campground in Cherokee, NC. The festival featured a mix

  • More photos from Camp Spring 2019

    Russell Moore with IIIrd Tyme Out at the 2019 Camp Springs festival - photo by Laura Ridge In addition to Sandy Hatley, who shared a report from the 50th Anniversary Camp Springs Bluegrass Festival yesterday, Laura Ridge was also on site

  • Photos from PreddyFest 2019

    Laura Ridge was on site for the 2019 PreddyFest in Franklinton, NC last weekend. It was the 22nd year that Rodney Preddy had hosted this event along the Tar River in Franklin County, NC. Here are some of the images she