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  • Banks of the Ohio

    Banks of the Ohio

    12:00 am 1:00 am
    Music historian Fred Bartenstein was part of the Bluegrass Country family from 2002-08 as host and producer of Banks of the Ohio: Music From the Homeplace of Bluegrass, which he produced on behalf of the International Bluegrass Music Museum.
    We’re proud to present rebroadcasts of Fred’s shows on Bluegrass Country.
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  • Overnight

    Overnight

    1:00 am 7:00 am
    Each weeknight we air encore presentations of some of your favorite live Bluegrass Country shows.
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  • Chris Teskey Show

    Chris Teskey Show

    7:00 am 10:00 am
    Chris brings listeners three hours of a wide range of bluegrass from traditional to progressive to soothe frayed nerves for those caught in DC traffic.
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  • Bluegrass for Lunch

    Bluegrass for Lunch

    10:00 am 12:00 pm
    Bob Webster returns to the DC Airwaves with the broadcast of his Bluegrass for Lunch show from North Carolina.
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  • Music from Foggy Hollow

    Music from Foggy Hollow

    12:00 pm 3:00 pm
    Every week Mike Kear broadcasts his show, Music From Foggy Hollow on Sydney’s Hawkesbury Radio and then packages it up and ships it to us. And we’re glad he does because everyone loves the laughter, the jokes, the music news and, oh yes, the bluegrass from down under!
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  • Lee Michael Demsey Show

    Lee Michael Demsey Show

    3:00 pm 6:00 pm
    Lee has hosted bluegrass programs on WAMU 88.5’s airwaves for over 30 years. He continues his tradition of spinning contemporary bluegrass for you each afternoon during your drive home.
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  • Bluegrass Breakdown

    Bluegrass Breakdown

    6:00 pm 7:00 pm
    Dave Higgs, host of Bluegrass Breakdown, brings listeners an emotionally-charged, heart-rending, paint-peeling, splinter-kicking one hour bluegrass show. Thematically, Bluegrass Breakdown is all over the bluegrassical map. Based in Nashville, TN, the show features scintillating conversation and live music with some of the best in bluegrass. The goal of the show is to edify, educate, and entertain — leaving no instrument unpicked, no song unsung, and no musician uninterviewed.
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  • Al Steiner’s Americana

    Al Steiner's Americana

    7:00 pm 10:00 pm
    Al Steiner showcases a lively blend of music from the across the American roots traditions, alongside tunes from the innovators who are building on those musical forms to create new sounds.
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  • Banks of the Ohio

    Banks of the Ohio

    10:00 pm 12:00 am
    Music historian Fred Bartenstein was part of the Bluegrass Country family from 2002-08 as host and producer of Banks of the Ohio: Music From the Homeplace of Bluegrass, which he produced on behalf of the International Bluegrass Music Museum.
    We’re proud to present rebroadcasts of Fred’s shows on Bluegrass Country.
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