• Jessica Stiles signs off from Bluegrass Country

    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

  • Bluegrass Country sez Thanks!

    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

  • Time to Help A Bluegrass Friend

    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

  • Big changes at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country

    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

  • A Tale of Two Venues

    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,

  • Feller & Hill’s DC adventure

    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

  • Del’s Big Blue Raindrops

    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

  • Snow Day video from Claire Lynch

    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 Digs for an Old Friend

    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

  • Kip Martin feted Sunday afternoon

    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

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