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Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper and Circa Blue Live at WAMU

michael_cleveland_flamekeeper_webWAMU’s Bluegrass Country presents a live radio broadcast featuring performances from Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper and Circa Blue on Thursday, July 31 at 7 pm ET.

This event is made possible by donations from the Days Inn at 4400 Connecticut Ave in Washington, DC and the Mountaincraft and Music Gathering, a three day festival of primitive skills, old time music, and community.

Donna Ulisse on The Katy Daley Show

Donna Ulisse joins host Katy Daley for a live in-studio performance on Friday, August 8 at 9 am ET.

She’ll perform songs from her most recent album Showin’ My Roots.

Chelsea McBee & The Random Assortment on The Al Steiner Show

Chelsea McBee & The Random Assortment join host Al Steiner for a live in-studio session on Tuesday, August 12 at 2 pm ET.

They’ll perform songs from their recent release The Whiskey Album.

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  • Behind The Mic with David Blakeny

    blakeny_thBluegrass is a tricky sort of music. As musicians and fans, we want to make sure to honor the past. For many folks, it doesn’t get much better than Bill Monroe’s 1945-46 band. However, Monroe and most of the other first-generation artists are gone now, […]

  • Jason Burleson back with Blue Highway

    jason_thWe are delighted to report that Jason Burleson has been released from the hospital in Le Puy en Velay, France, and has been reunited with his Blue Highway brethren at the La Roche Bluegrass Festival. Upon arriving in France last week, Jason did one performance […]

  • Live album coming from Chris Jones

    nightdrivers_thLive At The Old Feed Store will be the next release from Chris Jones & the Night Drivers. Recorded on two successive nights in Cobden, IL during the summer of 2013, it is due to hit October 7. Often live albums are trotted out as a fresher take […]

  • Photos from Northwest String Summit

    nwss_thThese photos from Oregon’s Northwest String Summit were taken by Todd Powers.

  • The new Monroe Mandolin Camp

    monroe_camp_thWith the International Bluegrass Music Museum’s decision to broaden the scope of their mandolin camp rather than continue to specialize in the Monroe style, master mandolin player Mike Compton has decided to set up a camp to fill the void. The first of these new […]

  • Can I Get A Volunteer?

    heather_thCan I Get A Volunteer, the single from country artist Heather Jakeman may not be a sensation yet in Nashville, but you can bet it will be getting a lot of attention in Knoxville this Fall. It turns out that the song is set to be […]

  • Sneak peek from new Hot Rize CD

    hot_rize_thHot Rize has released a single track from their upcoming reunion album, due sometime this Fall. It’s Blue Is Falling, the opening track on the CD whose title has not yet been announced. The single (and the album) features three original members of the band, […]

  • Lance LeRoy’s moving sale

    leroy_thHow much memorabilia would a prominent bluegrass promoter and talent agent accumulate in a lifetime? If you live near Nashville you have a chance to find out this week when Lance LeRoy holds a moving sale. LeRoy is the founder of the Lancer Agency, and […]

  • What I did at Summer Kamp

    jones_th‘Tis the season for the bluegrass music camp, and my band and I just returned recently from a great week at Camp Bluegrass, held annually at South Plains College in Levelland, TX. In a typical music camp of any kind, there are the regular instrument classes […]

  • Having a Coffee with … Amy Gallatin

    amy_gallatin_thHaving A Coffee With… is a fun series in which we ask bluegrass music personalities, some famous, some not so well known, about some of their interests as well as about the music that they love.  Born in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Amy Gallatin grew up […]

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