Category: Bluegrass television news

Aaron McDaris does The Voice

| November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Given our relative obscurity in the mainstream world of pop music, it’s always something of a sensation when one of our bluegrass celebrities is asked to appear on television. Tonight it’s the banjo players’ turn to shine, as Aaron McDaris, banjo picker with Rhonda Vincent […]


NewTown on launch of Nashville Insider

| September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

September 5 will mark the debut of a new television program airing on multiple cable and satellite platforms. Called Nashville Insider, the show will be hosted by Caroline Cutbirth Hobby, a Nashville songwriter and performer, and a former contestant on The Amazing Race on CBS. This […]


Cindy Baucom jumps to television

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cindy Baucom, whose syndicated radio show Knee Deep In Bluegrass has been running for 13 years on the John Boy & Billy Network, is pleased to be taking the show to the television box. The half hour program will feature bluegrass music videos, along with […]


Lorraine Jordan to appear on Joey Canyon Show

| August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

This week’s guests on The Joey Canyon Show on RFD-TV will be Lorraine Jordan and Eddy Raven, along with Garrett Newton. They’ll sing their bluegrass version of Eddy’s big hit, I’ve Got Mexico, which Raven sang on Jordan’s current CD, Country Grass, and have a […]


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 […]