Category: Bluegrass radio news

Behind The Mic with Julie Tucker

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Sometimes, bluegrass music can sneak up and take you by surprise. One day you’re a casual fan, adding some bluegrass songs to your iPod occasionally and attending one or two festivals in the area each year. The next day, you’re all in: spending all week […]

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Behind The Mic with Rusty Cempre

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
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If you’re looking for DJ Rusty Cempre during the week, you’ll probably not find him on the air, or even in the studio. Most likely, he’ll be under the hood of a Hyundai at the dealership in Charlottesville, Virginia where he works. Like many bluegrass […]

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Behind The Mic with Amy Orlomoski

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
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To those who radio experience is limited to turning the dial in their car, hosting a radio show might seem like a difficult job. Using sound and recording equipment, learning about broadcast laws and guidelines, narrowing down a playlist each week, not to mention somehow […]

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Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart – 8/8/14

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Our August 8 Weekly Airplay chart is out, and Larry Sparks has returned to the #1 position with Bitterweeds from his 50th Anniversray album, Lonesome and Then Some. The Bluegrass Brothers also return to the Top 5 with Memories Of My Childhood, tied with Rhonda Vincent’s Only Me at #3. […]

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Behind The Mic with Rusty James

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
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It’s not every day that you get to be part of the founding of a radio station. Many stations have been around for decades, and today’s focus is often on newer methods of communication and broadcasting. However, DJ Rusty James can add that milestone to […]

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Junior Sisk drops Honky Tonked To Death

| August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
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The first single from Junior Sisk & Rambler’s Choice’s upcoming Rebel project, Trouble Follows Me, was released today. Honky Tonked To Death was written by Bill Castle, and tells of romance destroyed by a cheating lover who wrecked his life running ’round. As the chorus puts it, “Love […]

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Two Bluegrass Today charts this weekend

| August 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Last Friday saw two new Bluegrass Today radio airplay charts, with both our weekly and monthly charts hitting on the same day. By examining them both, you can get a snapshot view of what was played on bluegrass radio the previous week on dozens of stations, […]

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Behind The Mic with David Blakeny

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Bluegrass is a tricky sort of music. As musicians and fans, we want to make sure to honor the past. For many folks, it doesn’t get much better than Bill Monroe’s 1945-46 band. However, Monroe and most of the other first-generation artists are gone now, […]

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The Osborne Brothers on WSM tonight

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Eddie Stubbs has an interview scheduled on WSM tonight (7/28) that should be appointment radio for anyone who appreciates bluegrass history, or has a fascination with the music of The Osborne Brothers. Or anyone who simply enjoys good radio. From 8:00-10:00 p.m. (CDT), Eddie will speak […]

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Stiles of Bluegrass replaces Lonesome Pine RFD on WAMU

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
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When longtime radio host Carol Beaugard announced recently that she would be signing off from her Lonesome Pine RFD program on WFDU-FM in the New York City market, it also affected the schedule at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, which streams bluegrass 24/7 online. Bluegrass Country had been replaying […]

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