Pete Featured in a New Podcast: Teaching the Art of the Bluegrass Jam

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Pete is featured on a recently-released episode of the Southern Songs and Stories podcast, “Teaching the Art of the Bluegrass Jam: Pete Wernick”. The podcast, hosted by Joe Kendrick of public radio station WNCW from Spindale, NC is produced by WNCW and the Osiris Media Network.… Read More

Earl Scruggs Music Festival 2023

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From festival kickoff to finale — Pete’s report on the 2nd Annual Earl Scruggs Music Festival, Mill Springs, NC. This very special festival had a huge growth surge in only its second year, with a great facility and a strong lineup featuring many major headliners as well as excellent lesser-known bands from North Carolina and elsewhere. … Read More

Pete Supporting Local Agrivoltaics

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Two miles from my house is the site of a breakthrough development in energy and agriculture — the largest commercial research site for agrivoltaics in the U.S.! And I get to help promote it — by playing my banjo. Jack’s Solar Farm has 3276 panels on 4 acres, supplying electricity for 300 homes. … Read More