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Special Bluegrass Country Benefit Concert!

Tim O'Brien playing fiddle

Bring your family and join us Sunday, April 23 for an All-Star Benefit Concert to support Washington’s Bluegrass Country radio.

The event features Grammy-winner Tim O’Brien, Michael Cleveland; Danny Paisley and the Southern Grass; the Larry Stephenson Band; and guitar virtuoso, Jim Hurst.

The concert starts at 3pm at Falls Church Episcopal, 115 East Fairfax Street, Falls Church, Va.

Online ticket sales will continue until 10:00 PM on April 22. You will still be able to purchase tickets at the event.  
If you've had any problem printing your ticket or completing your purchase, please stop by the check-in desk.  We will have records of all ticket orders and payments  and will be able to resolve any issues you have.
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The Best Source for Bluegrass in DC... and around the World!

WAMU square logoWelcome 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 and 105.5 FM 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).

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