Bluegrass Signal originates at KALW in San Francisco, and is heard four times every week on Bluegrass Country. Here’s what’s playing on this show for the next few weeks.
Aug. 8-14: Generations of Bluegrass
Producer/host Leah Wollenberg helped organize this panel discussion at the Berkeley Bluegrass Festival with moderator (and another Bluegrass Signal producer/host) Allegra Thompson. Participants included Missy Raines, Kathy Kallick, Annie Staninec, and Kristin Scott Benson.
Aug. 15-21: Didn’t It Rain
Allegra Thompson spins some her fave releases by African-American bluegrass and old time musicians, including Sunny War, Jerron Paxton, Jake Blount, and Kaia Kater.
Aug. 22-28: The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival
Host Peter Thompson samples music — all made by California-based bands — featured at the 28th Annual Goof Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival, August 11-14 in Tres Pinos, CA.
Aug. 29 – Sept. 4: 3 x 5
Peter Thompson presents three tracks each from five albums recently released by Pharis & Jason Romero, Kathy Kallick & Friends, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, The Local Honeys, and Tray Wellington.