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Driftwood on WAMU’s Bluegrass Country


Driftwood perform “Company Store” in the Washington, DC studios of WAMU’s Bluegrass Country. To view more videos like this, visit and subscribe to our YouTube channel.

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Jay Bruder on The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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Bluegrass Country’s own Jay Bruder (host of The Home Town Special) was recently a guest on The Kojo Nnamdi Show. He joined the program to share rare recordings and chat about DC music history.

Click here to listen to an archived recording of the interview and access Jay’s Kojo-only playlist.

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  • Bluegrass Weather Report – 11/25/14

    weather_thHere’s our Special Bluegrass Correspondent with this week’s Bluegrass Weather Report, looking at this Thanksgiving weekend’s South Carolina State Bluegrass Festival in Myrtle Beach, SC.  

  • 2014 Central Canadian Bluegrass Awards

    nbc_thThis past Saturday night (11/22) at the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario, winners were announced for the 2014 Central Canadian Bluegrass Awards. These awards are organized and distributed by the Northern Bluegrass Committee, whose members, and members of other affiliated bluegrass clubs, select nominees and winners […]

  • This video from Christy Cox

    kristy_thAustralian bluegrass/country sensation Kristy Cox has released a new music music video for This, a song from her current album, Living For The Moment. The song has the perfect theme for our upcoming Thanksgiving celebration here in the US, with a message of gratitude for […]

  • Carley Arrowood to Darin & Brooke

    carley_thDarin & Brooke Aldridge have announced that Carley Arrowood is the new fiddler in their band, filling the spot vacated when Becky Buller left to pursue her solo career earlier this Fall. At just 18 years of age, Carley has already assembled an enviable record […]

  • Brotherhood coming in February

    brotherhood_thRounder Records has announced February 24, 2015 as the release date for Brotherhood, their first project with The Gibson Brothers. The title refers to the album’s concept, which is a tribute to the many great brother duet teams that have paved the way for what […]

  • Timbre – A new case in town

    timbre_thThere’s a new player in the impact-resistant flight case game. Peter McMath has launched Timbre Cases, and will soon be producing these high quality instrument cases from his home base in Fredericton, New Brunswick in Canada. They are manufactured using an extrusion process from Kydex thermoplastic, a […]

  • IBMA Board Statement

    ibma_thThe following statement has just been delivered to the membership of the IBMA from its Board of Directors. November 24, 2014 Over the weeks since the Board meeting that began another great World of Bluegrass in Raleigh, our Board has spent a lot of time […]

  • Rob and Trey play the blues

    trey_rob_thTo help promote their new album, Before The Sun Goes Down, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley have released a music video for one of the tracks, Pride and Joy. The song is a cover of the late Stevie Ray Vaughan’s signature number, and a bold move […]

  • Special C does Australia

    consensus_thWe heard last week from Greg Cahill, who shared a few words (and photos) about Special Consensus’ recent trip Down Under. Special C made the first band trip to Australia last week to play the MountainGrass festival in Harriettville (about 4 hrs from Melbourne). Our […]

  • Carl Goldstein – Delaware Bluegrass

    carl_goldstein_thThis is the second of an occasional series of features on personalities in the bluegrass music world.  Carl J Goldstein is a co-founder (in 1971), and now Chair, of the Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music (BFOTM) and a Director of the Delaware Valley Bluegrass […]

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