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The Best Source for Bluegrass in DC... and around the World!
Welcome to Bluegrass Country! We are the longest continuously broadcasting bluegrass radio station in the United States. For more than 50 years, we have aired this unique American musical art form and celebrated its artists and heritage.
Bluegrass Country broadcasts 24 hours a day on 88.5 HD-2 in Washington D.C. and on the Internet at BluegrassCountry.org. The station is here to bring you the best in traditional and contemporary bluegrass, Americana and related roots music.
Our hosts are passionate about music. As musicians, ethnomusicologists, historians, producers and festival-goers, they bring depth of knowledge to their shows, helping people all over the world to discover that bluegrass is one of the most interesting, honest and heart-felt musical formats.
Bluegrass Country is transmitted over the airwaves on American University's broadcast license. However, we are no longer financially backed by WAMU. All content is produced independently by the Bluegrass Country Foundation, a 501(c)(3) federally exempt organization in the United States of America. We need your financial support! You may deduct the amount of your contribution (U.S. only and subject to IRS regulations).