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The Sixth Annual Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival in Washington, D.C., features two main stages of bluegrass and Americana music with co-headliners Cabinet and Larry Keel Experience and more. The festival, from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, will celebrate local music, food, and culture as well as the revitalization of the […]
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Bowen McCauley Dance teams up with Jason and the Scorchers for the world premiere of Victory Road at The Kennedy Center. Inspired by the music of Jason Ringenberg, artistic director Lucy Bowen McCauley transforms his stories and songs into movement — a journey of hope, tragedy, and triumph. The band and the dance company unite […]
Congratulations to the 2015 Bluegrass, Country, Americana and Folk Winners of the 2015 Grammy Awards.
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The Del McCoury Band was nominated for their song New York Trains in the Best American Roots Song category. Here’s an excerpt from their live performance in our studio from earlier this year. Rhonda Vincent was nominated in the Best Bluegrass Album category for her release Only Me. Here’s a video of Rhonda and her […]
Our friend and colleague Ray Davis died Wednesday, Dec. 3 of leukemia. He was 81. Ray’s wish was to be remembered as a radio broadcaster, and in keeping with those wishes, WAMU’s Bluegrass Country will honor him by rebroadcasting his shows each morning, from 7-10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 8 to Friday, Dec. 12. Throughout the […]
Enter to win tickets to attend a live radio broadcast performance of Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen on July 25
WAMU’s Bluegrass Country is giving away 25 pairs of tickets to attend a live radio broadcast performance of Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen between 8 AM Monday, July 7 and 8 PM, Thursday, July 17, 2014. The broadcast will take place Friday, July 25, at 1:00pm in the studios of WAMU at 4401 Connecticut Avenue […]
WAMU’s Bluegrass Country is giving away tickets to attend a live radio broadcast performance from The Seldom Scene. The Seldom Scene join host Katy Daley for a live performance and interview on Friday, May 16 at 1:00 pm ET. The band will chat about their new album Long Time… Seldom Scene and perform songs in […]
Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival At Kingman Island 1 – 8 p.m. Saturday April 26, 2014 The 4th Annual Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival will draw thousands of Bluegrass fans to Kingman and Heritage Islands Park in celebration of Bluegrass in the Nation’s Capital, the Anacostia River, and Kingman and Heritage Islands. The festival will feature DC’s […]
IBMA 2012 LIVE Broadcast Interview Schedule Our LIVE broadcast from the Nashville Convention Center – Room 107 in Nashville, Tenn. begins on Monday, September 24. Join us from 3-6 PM ET September 24-28. Tune in on 105.5 FM or HD radio at 88.5 channel 2 in DC, online at BluegrassCountry.org, or by using our iPhone […]
Listen to Bluegrass Country on 105.5 FM in Washington, DC and 93.5 FM in Frederick and Hagerstown, MD
WAMU operates three low-power radio stations that broadcast Bluegrass Country to listeners in the greater Washington, DC area including close-in Virginia and Maryland suburbs on 105.5 FM and also in the Frederick and Hagerstown areas on 93.5 FM. These stations are designated by the FCC as “translator stations” which operate with much less power than […]