Well, it's fall preview time, where we spotlight some of the arts highlights coming our way through the end of the year. Of particular note this year are all the music festivals happening in Raleigh in September, most notably the International Bluegrass Music Association's "World of Bluegrass" -- which Raleigh lured away from Nashville. For more on how that happened, see the story from Sunday's paper here.
September song: The fall arts preview cometh
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David Menconi has been the News & Observer's music critic since 1991. Before that, he spent five years at the Daily Camera in Boulder, Colo. He has a masters in journalism from the University of Texas and a B.A. in English from Southwestern University. You can find more of his writing here.