Category: Bluegrass radio news

Bluegrass Country Foundation forms to save

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

It looks like there is at least one group in the DC capitol area hard at work to save their beloved bluegrass radio in the district and outlying areas. The Bluegrass Country Foundation has been formed specifically to raise the necessary funds to continue the […]


Dennis Jones recovering at home

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dennis Jones, popular North Carolina broadcaster and bluegrass personality, is feeling much better and recovering now at home after a brief hospitalization earlier this month. A bout with salmonella that would have been a mere inconvenience for most of us turned into a life-threatening situation owing […]


Cindy Baucom jumps to television

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cindy Baucom, whose syndicated radio show Knee Deep In Bluegrass has been running for 13 years on the John Boy & Billy Network, is pleased to be taking the show to the television box. The half hour program will feature bluegrass music videos, along with […]


Upper Big Branch Mine hits for The Bluegrass Outlaws

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Bluegrass Outlaws have made a lot of big steps since forming at the beginning of this year. The talented group won the 2016 SPBGMA Band Championship in February, and have now been signed to Wilson Pickin’s Bluegrass Promotions for representation. Based in East Tennessee, the band […]


Dennis Jones hospitalized in North Carolina

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Popular bluegrass radio host and personality Dennis Jones has been hospitalized near his home in North Carolina. Serving as a regular host on WNCW’s Gospel Truth and Goin’ Across The Mountain broadcasts each week, he has developed a loyal fan base in western North Carolina […]


Two Rivers from Flashback

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Flashback, the reunion band featuring former members of J.D. Crowe & the New South from the 1990s, has released a second single from their upcoming debut album to bluegrass radio. This is the group that recorded the Flashback album with Crowe in 1994, hence, the […]


Bluegrass Junction is moving August 4

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

SiriusXM is moving their Bluegrass Junction channel a few clicks up the dial next week. On August 4, the 24/7 bluegrass feed will jump to channel 62, one spot higher than where you are used to finding it. Kyle Cantrell of SiriusXM tells us that three channels in […]


Radio Velvet to shut down

| July 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

More sad news from the world of internet radio… Richard Cifersky has informed us that his European online bluegrass radio project, Radio Velvet, has discontinued their streaming service. The Slovak-based 24/7 network has been operating for the past two years, managed by Cifersky along with […]


Bluegrass Country seeks new owners

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

WAMU, which has provided a home for bluegrass music in our nation’s capitol since July 1967, has made the decision to switch to an all news and information format starting January 1, 2017. As a result, their bluegrass streaming service,, and associated HD and […]


Let Her Roll from Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oregon’s Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising has a new single available to bluegrass radio, a bluesy train song from Steve Spurgin called Let Her Roll. The track will be included on 40 Years of Lonesome, Kathy and the band’s 6th album, when it is released. The single is […]