Category: Bluegrass radio news

Behind The Mic with Orin Friesen

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
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For some DJs, radio is a casual weekend hobby. For others, it’s a career. For Midwest native Orin Friesen, who celebrates his fiftieth year in radio this month, it’s been a lifelong passion. “I can’t remember when I wasn’t interested in radio,” he says. It […]

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Behind The Mic with Steve Fisher

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
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It’s well known that some folks have a pretty tight opinion on what can be classified as bluegrass music. If it has drums, it’s out. If it has resonator guitar, it’s out. If the band isn’t wearing suits and ties, it’s out. If the song […]

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All Star Duets released to radio

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Larry Cordle has released his latest album, a superstar-packed volume of his original songs, to radio via Airply Direct. Entitled All Star Duets, it features Cord in duet arrangements with the country and bluegrass artists who made a dozen of his songs into hits. The album […]

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Behind The Mic with Larry Nixon and Tim Woodall

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
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With IBMA’s annual World of Bluegrass and Wide Open Bluegrass Festival taking place this week, many bluegrass fans are turning their attention to Raleigh, North Carolina for the second year in a row. Tickets have been purchased, hotel rooms have been reserved, and of course, […]

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WFNL in Raleigh goes all bluegrass

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
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For those visiting Raleigh this week for the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass, and everyone who lives or visits the area, there’s a new radio signal in town you’ll want to check out. Curtis Media Group has launched a WFNL 102.3 FM broadcast that is all bluegrass, all […]

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WAMU to simulcast live show during World of Bluegrass

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Breaking from recent tradition, WAMU’s Bluegrass Country will not be broadcasting live each day during the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass convention next week. Instead, they will be hosting a big bluegrass show on Wednesday, October 1 from 8:00-10:00 p.m. The show will be held at […]

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IIIrd Tyme Out on Best of Bluegrass

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
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On August 30, 2014, Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out stopped in Bob Mitchell’s studio. Russell and the band provided a dynamite 30 minute performance that you can hear on-line. Later in the day, they were the closing act for the Bourbon and Bluegrass festival […]

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Behind The Mic: Randy Tumlinson

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Watching a Gaither Gospel Homecoming has likely been a defining experience in the lives of many fans of Southern Gospel music. Bill and Gloria Gaither are two of the most well-known figures in modern-day Gospel music, and their musical gatherings are frequently broadcast on television […]

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Behind The Mic with Charlie Hall

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Central Kentucky is known by many as the heart of the Bluegrass State, so it’s only fitting that bluegrass music should be played and heard there, as well. One of the most well-known DJs in the region is Charlie Hall, host of Bluegrass Express, which […]

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Behind The Mic with Cindy Baucom

| September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
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While many bluegrass DJs are known only to a small corner of the world, others have become stars in their own right. One of the best known voices to fans of bluegrass music is that of Cindy Baucom. As the host of the nationally syndicated […]

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