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Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis on WAMU’s Bluegrass Country

Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis perform “Leaving” in the Washington, DC studios of WAMU’s Bluegrass Country. To view more videos like this, visit and subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Robbie Fulks on The Al Steiner Show

Robbie Fulks joins host Al Steiner for a live in-studio session on Tuesday, October 28 at 2 pm ET.

He’ll perform songs from his newest release Gone Away Backward.

The John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band on The Lee Michael Demsey Show

The John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band join host Lee Michael Demsey for a live in-studio session on Thursday, October 23 at 3 pm ET.

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  • Shelby Means departs Della Mae

    shelby_thShelby Means, who has been playing bass with Della Mae this past two and a half years, has announced this weekend that she will be leaving the group. She will accompany the Dellas on their upcoming State Department tour as her final hurrah. Her absence […]

  • Paul Craft passes

    craft_thNashville songwriter Paul Craft, who had a brief career in bluegrass, died this morning after being ill the past few weeks. Craft had been hospitalized just hours after being inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame on October 5. He was 76 years old. As […]

  • Larry Cordle talks All Star Duets

    cord_thMightyCord Records has released a trio of videos from Larry Cordle where he discusses the first few tracks from his upcoming All Star Duets CD. In each, Larry talks about the genesis of the song, all ones he has written, and how he got it into the hands of the country […]

  • Behind The Mic with Orin Friesen

    orin_thFor some DJs, radio is a casual weekend hobby. For others, it’s a career. For Midwest native Orin Friesen, who celebrates his fiftieth year in radio this month, it’s been a lifelong passion. “I can’t remember when I wasn’t interested in radio,” he says. It […]

  • Thalia Capos coming soon

    thalia_thHow many times have you thought up an idea for a “better mousetrap,” envisioning a new product or a product enhancement that might find a niche in the marketplace? Perhaps you were out fishing when a design for a better lure popped up… or working in […]

  • Mustered Courage at WOB

    mustered_thDuring World of Bluegrass at the start of October, we had a nice chat with two of the members of Mustered Courage, who were at the tail end of a lengthy US tour from their native Australia. These guys have an interesting approach, blending acoustic […]

  • Norman Wilson passes

    norman_wilson_thNorman Wilson, mandolinist and tenor vocalist with Primitive Quartet, died yesterday while hunting with friends in North Carolina. It is presumed that he had a heart attack, and he died in the woods. He was 70 years old. On October 15 at roughly 2:30 p.m., Norman […]

  • Glenn Gibson says goodbye to Flamekeeper

    glenn_gibson_thMichael Cleveland & Flamekeeper have announced that Glenn Gibson, who has played banjo with the band this past three years, is leaving the group. He will do his last show tonight at the Festival of the Riverboats in Louisville, KY. In addition to be being a […]

  • Custom Bourgeois guitar auctioned to benefit Tony Rice

    rice_bourgeois_thWe have written many times about the difficulties Tony Rice has experienced of late, particularly the health issues that have made it impossible for him to perform. Owing to advanced arthritis, Tony is no longer able to play the guitar without severe pain, leaving one of […]

  • Mike Holmes leaves Music Camps North

    mike-holmes_thAfter 15 years at the helm, Mike Holmes has stepped down from the directorship of Music Camps North, who have hosted both Banjo Camp North and Mandolin & Fiddle Camp North in Massachusetts this past decade and a half. Hundreds of New England residents have […]

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