Category: Bluegrass television news

Stanley funeral to be broadcast on WYMT

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

WYMT, the CBS television affiliate in Hazard, KY, has announced that they will be broadcasting Ralph Stanley’s funeral services tomorrow evening (6/28) starting at 6:00 p.m. (EDT). Plans for the celebration of Dr. Stanley’s life are as follows: The family will receive friends at Hills […]


Remembering Miss Dixie on Song of the Mountains

| May 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

This past weekend in Marion, VA, a special edition of the PBS program, Song of the Mountains was recorded at The Lincoln Theatre. Its theme was Remembering Miss Dixie, and all the artists on the program performed songs written by Dixie and Tom T Hall. […]


Great American Bluegrass on Heartland TV

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

A new weekly, half-hour bluegrass television program has been launched by the folks who produce the popular Great American Gospel and American Gospel Onstage shows. Great American Bluegrass now airs each Sunday at 5:30 p.m. on Heartland TV. The show features a mix of bluegrass performance videos […]


Niall Toner does Nashville

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The ABC TV series, that is. The current season, episode 15, (415) of the American soap series Nashville, broadcast on Wednesday, April 15, featured two of Irish bluegrass mandolin player Niall Toner’s tunes. The instrumentals, composed about 15 years ago – Drunken Daisy, written Toner […]


Mountain Faith on The Willis Family tonight

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bluegrass, family, and dating take center stage on tonight’s episode of The Willis Family on TLC, available on most cable and satellite television networks. The show follows the musical and sibling comings and goings of The Willis Clan, a family of unusually talented and attractive people, […]


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, […]