Tag: Katy Daley

Jessica Stiles signs off from Bluegrass Country

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

WAMU’s Bluegrass Country has been in the news quite a bit of late, with programming and personnel changes taking effect in recent weeks. Here’s one more change, unrelated to the large-scale ones announced in February. Jessica Stiles, whose Stiles of Bluegrass aired for three hours on […]


Bluegrass Country sez Thanks!

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The folks at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country want to share a big ‘Thanks You!” to the bluegrass lovers worldwide who have made donations during their pledge drive this week. As had been the case repeatedly, whenever the station makes an appeal to listeners for support, it […]


Time to Help A Bluegrass Friend

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pardon me, while I get a little personal. Bluegrass musicians and fans are known for digging deep when a member of the community needs a helping hand. Now, it’s time to help an institution that has done so much for bluegrass over the years – […]


Big changes at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

WAMU’s Bluegrass Country has been a shining success story for public radio since they broke off from WAMU’s main broadcast signal and began broadcasting bluegrass music 24/7 online in 2001. Several markets had seen secondary music channels develop for classical or jazz music lovers as […]


A Tale of Two Venues

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

In just over 24 hours over the weekend, the Seldom Scene played two shows that encapsulate everything that is good about bluegrass. The first, Friday afternoon, was in the tiny Black Box Theater at WAMU Radio in Washington, DC. The theater, named because the walls […]


Feller & Hill’s DC adventure

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]


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, […]


Snow Day video from Claire Lynch

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Through our good friends at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country, we are able to share this video from a performance at the station earlier this month by The Claire Lynch Band. The show was hosted by Katy Daley, and filmed in their new facility in Washington, DC. […]


New Digs for an Old Friend

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

WAMU’s Bluegrass Country has come a long way since Dick Spottswood and Gary Henderson signed on for their first show – 30-minutes one night a week, with one taped repeat – 47 years ago. And from the days in the early 1970s, when Henderson used […]


Kip Martin feted Sunday afternoon

| January 27, 2014 | 3 Comments

Kip Martin’s friends filled a church sanctuary Sunday in Crofton, MD, opening their hearts and wallets for the ailing bass player. The former Sunny Mountain Boy was hundreds of miles away, surrounded by family in a hospice setting near Nashville, where relatives said he was […]