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Tony Trischka on WAMU’s Bluegrass Country


Tony Trischka performs a medley of Bill Monroe songs in the studios of WAMU’s Bluegrass Country. To view more videos like this, visit and subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Haas, Kowert, & Tice on The Brad Kolodner Show

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Host Brad Kolodner presents an in-studio session with Haas, Kowert, & Tice on Saturday, September 20 at 3 pm ET.

They’ll perform songs from their new project You Got This.

Front Country on The Lee Michael Demsey Show

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Northern California’s Front Country join host Lee Michael Demsey for a live in-studio session on Monday, September 22 at 4:30 pm ET.

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  • Calling all Banjo Babes

    banjo_babes_14_thAre you a Banjo Babe? Would you like to be featured in the upcoming 2015 Banjo Babes Calendar? Erin Inglish is once again collaborating with other young banjo pickin’ girls to produce a promotional calendar and CD. The project is designed to bring attention to […]

  • Nu-Blu track by track for All The Way

    all_the_wayRural Rhythm Records has released a detailed, track-by-track video for their new album with Nu-Blu, All The Way. Each of the four members appear on screen to share details about the songs included on the CD, along with audio from the tunes.   All The […]

  • IIIrd Tyme Out on Best of Bluegrass

    3to_thOn August 30, 2014, Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out stopped in Bob Mitchell’s studio. Russell and the band provided a dynamite 30 minute performance that you can hear on-line. Later in the day, they were the closing act for the Bourbon and Bluegrass festival […]

  • Behind The Mic: Randy Tumlinson

    Randy_Tumlinson_thWatching a Gaither Gospel Homecoming has likely been a defining experience in the lives of many fans of Southern Gospel music. Bill and Gloria Gaither are two of the most well-known figures in modern-day Gospel music, and their musical gatherings are frequently broadcast on television […]

  • Lockn’ Music Festival 2014

    larry_sam_thLast weekend I was absolutely overjoyed to participate in the four day experience that was Lockn’ Music Festival (year two) in Arrington, Virginia (between Charlottesville and Lynchburg). Everything at Lockn’ was titanic, from the “interlocking” main stage (which enabled seamless and immediate transitions from one […]

  • Jesse McReynolds resting at home

    jesse_thBluegrass hero and mandolin monster, Jesse McReynolds is taking it easy at home after an out-patient procedure at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville on Tuesday. This was his second electrophysiological study with ablation this year, where catheters are inserted into larger blood vessels and snaked through to the […]

  • Larry McPeak passes

    larry_mcpeak_thLarry McPeake, bass player and singer with The McPeak Brothers, died this morning in Bristol, VA. He had spent the past week hospitalized and his health had been rapidly declining. He was part of the historic trio with his brothers Dewey and Mike, hailing from […]

  • Del does Berklee

    glaser_del_thThe Berklee College of Music in Boston hosted Del McCoury on September 12, both for a special performance by the Del McCoury Band, and to present him with the first of the school’s American Roots Master Award. Berklee’s Matt Glaser, who directs their American Roots Music […]

  • Surrounded from Jimmy & Moondi

    surrounded_thRebel Records has released Surrounded, the first single from a new album by Jimmy Gaudreau & Moondi Klein. It’s a song from Jonathan Edwards, one he had included on his 2011 album, My Love Will Keep, which as you might guess, is a set of […]

  • Adam McPeak to Kindred Records

    adam_mcpeak_thKindred Records has announced the signing of Adam McPeak & Mountain Thunder to the label. The Virginia band is led by 17 year old mandolinist McPeak, the son of Mike McPeake of the legendary McPeak Brothers, who plays guitar and sings with Mountain Thunder. They have a […]

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