Category: Bluegrass radio news

First single hits from Shotgun Holler

| May 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lonesome Day Records has released a radio single from their first project with Shotgun Holler, appropriately titled, Loaded, due to hit in late June The song concerns a topic that every bluegrass lover can appreciate, the festival or concert parking lot, where friends are made and lost, […]


Closer To Home from Nathan Stanley

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nathan Stanley has a new single, Closer To Home, which is currently being serviced to bluegrass and Southern Gospel radio stations. Closer To Home was written by Darlene Fowler, who works with Nathan at The Stanley Agency, and will be included on his next album, not […]


Bob Webster is back on Air 

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Those of us who remember with fondness Bob Webster’s stint on WAMU will be pleased to know that he is back on air. Webster has joined the crew at Rockingham County Radio for his own three hour program commencing at noon this Wednesday, May 6, […]


40 years of Stained Glass Bluegrass 

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

WAMU’s Bluegrass Country is celebrating 40 years of Stained Glass Bluegrass with a concert on Sunday, June 7, 2015, at the WAMU Media Center in north-west Washington, D.C.. WAMU 88.5 American University Radio has presented Stained Glass Bluegrass, their Sunday morning Gospel music show, for […]


Peter Thompson – 40 years of Radio

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

With the April 11, 2015, program DJ Peter Thompson celebrated 40 years of radio broadcasting. Currently working for Radio KALW, San Francisco, Thompson marked the occasion with a program of live recordings by a few of his favorites, including the Stanley Brothers and Bill Monroe, […]


Tony Lawson to Bristol Country Music Museum

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the Knoxville, TN area, Tony Lawson is something of a bluegrass and Americana music legend. He’s the man who in 1997 started radio station WDVX in an borrowed camper trailer in Anderson Couty, TN. With Don Burggraf, they ran the station there for 5 years […]


Another Day From Life drops as a single

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rebel Records has released a second single from Another Day From Life, their current project for Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers. One might say it’s actually the third single, since The Last Parade came out as a single even before the album was released. […]


Jessica Stiles signs off from Bluegrass Country

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

WAMU’s Bluegrass Country has been in the news quite a bit of late, with programming and personnel changes taking effect in recent weeks. Here’s one more change, unrelated to the large-scale ones announced in February. Jessica Stiles, whose Stiles of Bluegrass aired for three hours on […]


Bluegrass Country sez Thanks!

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The folks at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country want to share a big ‘Thanks You!” to the bluegrass lovers worldwide who have made donations during their pledge drive this week. As had been the case repeatedly, whenever the station makes an appeal to listeners for support, it […]

more is back

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s some good news for Internet radio fans. is back after being off the air for three months. The online streaming station had discontinued its 24/7 signal in November 2014 after 8 years of broadcasting bluegrass over the Internet. Things had reached the point […]