This Week on Bluegrass Country

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Every Friday and Saturday afternoon, hear recordings of live music from Lucketts on the Chris Teskey Show.  This week it’s Junior Sisk & Rambler’s Choice, in a show from 2013.   Read more about Lucketts Bluegrass and see the full schedule of broadcasts here.

Celebrating the birthday of Boudleaux Bryant, host Peter Thompson surveys bluegrass versions of many great songs (often originally recorded by the Everly Brothers) written by him with his wife, Felice.   That’s on this week’s Bluegrass Signal.  And, yes, there will be “Rocky Top.”

Friday at 7 pm eastern on Open Mic, hear two hours of classic Flatt & Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys, from their television shows in the 50s and 60s.  Then at 9 on Riders Radio Theater, legendary yodeler Kenny Roberts joins the Riders in the Sky for an hour of western tunes and tall tales.  End the evening with the Craig Harris Show from 10 to 1, presenting the second week of an 80th birthday salute to Bob Dylan.

On Saturday morning, hear an interview with singer and guitarist Jim Hurst during the second hour of the Brad Kolodner ShowHere’s the playlist.  Then at 10 am, it’s the top 30 bluegrass songs for May from the Bluegrass Unlimited National Bluegrass Survey, on the Lee Michael Demsey Show

Live music is coming back, but this summer season is still a work in progress.  There’s only one place on the web to keep track of festival announcements and cancellations –  the Bluegrass Country Festival Roundup.  It’s the most complete and up-to-date festival calendar, with links to every event so you can check out the lineup of bands, camping, etc.  We now list festivals around the world through October 2021.

Bluegrass Country welcomes the Brazilian Bluegrass Music Association, whose new website went live on April 21 with articles about the music and musicians, artist interviews, a portal to the bluegrass music scene in Brazil, and more.  It’s part of our comprehensive listing of bluegrass and old time music associations, societies and clubs around the world.

Bluegrass Country is here for you 24/7, bringing you the music you love. See the whole schedule here.  If you miss a show or want to hear one again, check out our Archive Player.

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