Category: Bluegrass radio news

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 […]


Dog Days from The Railroaders

| June 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dog Days is the name of the first radio single from The Railroaders, one of the newest groups to hit the bluegrass scene. It’s a song from Patrick Robertson, a contemporary bluegrass number that tells the classic story of a loner with a sixgun and a bottle […]


Po’ Ramblin’ Boys on Best of Bluegrass

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
Po' Ramblin' Boys in the studio with Bob Mitchell at Best of Bluegrass

In 2015, it took the Po’ Ramblin’ Boys 10 days to perform in 5 European countries, but on May 15, 2016, the red hot Boys made a stop in Louisville, KY and found a way to be in two places at the same time. Actually, it was […]


Buddy Merriam celebrates 25 years on WUSB

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

WUSB has been on the air in Long Island, NY since 1977 from the campus of Stony Brook University. And since 1991, Buddy Merriam has broadcast bluegrass music over their air on Wednesday nights from 6:00-8:00 p.m. For those of us a bit arithmetically challenged, […]


The Bluegrass Mix is down and out

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

While it seemed earlier this year that they had found a way to continue operating their 24/7 bluegrass music stream online, it now appears that The Bluegrass Mix is off the air for good. Station operator Roger Randolph confirmed this morning what we had heard on Sunday […]


| April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Paul Robinson is a perfect example of the sort of person who has taken to Internet broadcasting and the opportunities it provides. He lives in Murfreesboro, TN and has spent nearly 40 years working in radio and concert promotions, including several radio stations in Middle Tennessee. […]


Sutton Old Time Music Hour now on WSM

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Sutton Old Time Music Hour, which features bluegrass and old music performances recorded before a live audience each week, is delighted to announce that they have added the country music superstation WSM in Nashville to their list of syndicators. Host Sam Stout welcomes bands in on […]