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The state's rich musical heritage appeals to many tastes, including those who enjoy folk, bluegrass, gospel, and jazz. Such yearly events as the Merle Watson Festival in North Wilkesboro and Greensboro's Eastern Music Festival attract thousands of music lovers.
Commerce, culture, and industry are hallmarks of Burke County and Morganton, its county seat. Textile and furniture are traditional industries, along with newcomers that include Caterpillar and Kimball Glass. Spectacular scenery, historic preservation, and many cultural events attract tourists to the area.