Category: Bluegrass radio news

Feller & Hill’s DC adventure

| April 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

This bluegrass travelogue comes courtesy of Tom Feller, one half of Feller & Hill, whose spur-of-the-moment trip to our nation’s capitol is described below. There is much to what Tom says that could be of benefit to other bands and entertainers. A chance email, early […]


Ashley Lewis premieres River’s Rising

| March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ashley Lewis is a young singer, songwriter and mandolinist who is turning heads in Nashville. Still in her mid-twenties, she is already drawing comparisons to the most notable female artists in bluegrass, with powerful expectations for Captivated, her third self-released album. A debut single, River’s […]


Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie live on WAMU

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie will celebrate this month’s release of their latest CD, Dancin’ Annie, with a live radio broadcast tonight (3/21) on WAMU’s Bluegrass Country. Emerson, of course, is a true legend in the banjo world, having performed as a young man with Cliff […]


Rhonda takes the mic at Knee Deep In Bluegrass

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cindy Baucom will have a special co-host on this week’s edition of her syndicated radio program, Knee Deep In Bluegrass. Rhonda Vincent will be with Cindy for the entire two hour program as they play music from her latest CD, Only Me. Cindy promises lots […]


Del’s Big Blue Raindrops

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

When the Del McCoury Band played live last week on The Katy Daley Show at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, the station’s video crew captured the band performing one of the songs from their current Streets Of Baltimore album, Big Blue Raindrops. Video was captured by Peter Swinburne, […]


Dave Adkins on WBRF

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

And speaking of Dave Adkins… He will be joining Judith Burnette tonight (3/11) on WBRF (Classic Country 98) in Galax, VA to talk about his new CD, Nothing To Lose, which was released today. Dave will be on during the 8:00 p.m. hour. Judith tells […]


Jim Smoak on Best of Bluegrass

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

First generation bluegrass banjo picker Jim Smoak will be this weekend’s guest on Best of Bluegrass with Bob Mitchell. Jim had recorded and toured with Bill Monroe, Hylo Brown, Little Jimmy Dickens and Arthur Smith in the 1950s and ’60s. He also had a career […]


On Point with Tony Trischka

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Banjo players take note! Tony Trischka will be a guest on today’s (3/5) On Point, syndicated on public radio stations from WBUR 90.9 at Boston University in Massachusetts. He’ll be on the show to chat with host Tom Ashbrook about his latest CD, Great Big […]


Luberecki Feels Sirius XM Pinch, Too

| February 6, 2014 | 7 Comments

Sirius XM listeners who tune in for Ned Luberecki’s “banjo Sunday” shows will have to rearrange their schedules. Luberecki lost his Sunday shift on Bluegrass Junction as part of cost-cutting moves, according to sources familiar with the satellite radio giant’s recent decisions. Luberecki’s show Derailed […]


Sirius XM Cuts Go Beyond Bluegrass

| February 4, 2014 | 13 Comments

Sirius XM management’s decision to cancel most shifts for acclaimed Bluegrass Junction DJ Chris Jones is part of a broader plan to eliminate hosts from some of its music channels. In addition to ending Jones’ weekday shifts, the satellite radio giant took DJs off the […]