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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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  • The Dick Spottswood Show

    The Dick Spottswood Show

    10:00 am 12:00 pm
    Concentrating on music from the 1920s through 1950s, but reaching back to the 1890s and the beginnings of recorded sound, each of Dick’s programs brings listeners a surprising collection of recordings - from cylinders to 78’s and LP’s - highlighting the many facets of folk culture in the United States.
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  • Bluegrass, Etc. with Frank Hoppe

    Bluegrass, Etc. with Frank Hoppe

    12:00 pm 3:00 pm
    Join Frank Hoppe each week for Bluegrass, Etc. focusing on traditional bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, pre-WWII country 78s and contemporary old-time recordings.
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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
    Nashville Public Radio's Bluegrass Breakdown is an emotionally-charged, heart-rending, paint-peeling, splinter-kicking one hour bluegrass show.   Host Dave Higgs picks songs that fit the theme of each show - often in unexpected ways, always entertaining.
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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.
    Read