Category: Bluegrass television news

Hats Off To Bluegrass on RFD-TV this month

| January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

We know that many of our readers are regular viewers of Reno’s Old Time Music on RFD-TV. Each Saturday evening Ronnie Reno plays and sings the music he grew up on with his dad, Don Reno, and the classic songs of bluegrass and country music. During […]


Mountain Faith represents for the NFL

| December 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mountain Faith is taking their unique brand of pop bluegrass to Atlanta this weekend to play at the Georgia Dome during the NFL contest between the Atlanta Falcons and the Carolina Panthers. They have been invited to sing the national anthem before the game, and […]


Pickin’ Party on Music City Roots tonight

| December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nashville’s Music City Roots is given over tonight to a 70th birthday celebration and pickin’ party for John McEuen. It appears to be a big time planned to help celebrate the banjo picker and multi-instrumentalist who has spent 50 years of his life as a […]


Ricky Skaggs does The Voice

| December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Emily Ann Roberts with Ricky Skaggs on The Voice

Last night, Ricky Skaggs was a special guest on NBC television’s hit singing competition show, The Voice. It was the finale program of the 9th season, and Ricky was invited following a statement by competitor Emily Ann Roberts that he was the only singing star […]


Banjo Romantika on PBS this month

| December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

A documentary film about the spread of bluegrass music in the Czech Republic, Banjo Romantika, is set to air in December on many PBS television stations around the US. It will be broadcast starting tomorrow night (12/10) in North Carolina, and showing in West Virginia, Kentucky, East Tennessee, Chicago, Nashville, Denver, […]


David Holt’s State of Music November 22

| November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

A concert is scheduled for November 22 at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, NC to start production for season 2 of David Holt’s State of Music. The show, created in cooperation with UNC-TV, is syndicated nationally through PBS. Holt hosts, and performs a bit, with top names […]


Phil Leadbetter on the power of prayer

| November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Phil Leadbetter, bluegrass music’s very own miracle man, was featured this week on WVLT television in his hometown of Knoxville. The segment was on the power of prayer, and how Phil credits the thousands of people all over the world who have been praying of […]


Banjos and guitars on Craft In America

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Craft In America is both an organization dedicated to promoting handcrafted art and useables in the United States, and a PBS television series celebrating the best of what is currently being produced. They maintain the Craft In America Center in Los Angeles and have produced […]


Steve & Edie on the Tonight Show

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Steve Martin & Edie Brickell are scheduled to appear on tonight’s October 29 edition of the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on NBC. They will perform the first single from their upcoming duet album, So Familiar, a song they wrote together called Won’t Go Back. It’s […]


Bluegrass Underground announces 2016 season

| October 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass Underground, the popular concert series held in a cavern more than 300 feet underground, has announced the dates for their 2016 radio and television tapings. Concerts are held in Cumberland Caverns, located outside McMinnville, TN about 80 miles southeast of Nashville, roughly once a month […]