Tag: Sirius XM

Luberecki Feels Sirius XM Pinch, Too

| February 6, 2014 | 7 Comments

Sirius XM listeners who tune in for Ned Luberecki’s “banjo Sunday” shows will have to rearrange their schedules. Luberecki lost his Sunday shift on Bluegrass Junction as part of cost-cutting moves, according to sources familiar with the satellite radio giant’s recent decisions. Luberecki’s show Derailed […]


Sirius XM Cuts Go Beyond Bluegrass

| February 4, 2014 | 13 Comments

Sirius XM management’s decision to cancel most shifts for acclaimed Bluegrass Junction DJ Chris Jones is part of a broader plan to eliminate hosts from some of its music channels. In addition to ending Jones’ weekday shifts, the satellite radio giant took DJs off the […]


Chris Jones cutback at Bluegrass Junction

| February 3, 2014 | 6 Comments

Changes at Sirius-XM will severely cut popular disc jockey Chris Jones’ air time on Bluegrass Junction, Channel 61. Jones announced “with some sadness” on Facebook that it would be his last weekday show. “Because of changes there, my schedule will now be reduced to Saturdays […]


Dailey & Vincent live from The Ryman

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tonight’s (7/18) edition of Bluegrass Nights at The Ryman featuring Dailey & Vincent will be broadcast live on Bluegrass Junction, channel 61 on the Sirius XM satellite radio network, and on Nashville’s legendary WSM radio. The show begins at 6:30 p.m. (7:30 local time in […]


Chris Jones never sleeps

| July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chris Jones is a busy guy. On top of his regular gig at Sirius XM and his weekly column at Bluegrass Today, he keeps himself busy writing songs, and recording and touring with his band, the Night Drivers. Sometimes he finds himself combining tasks, writing […]


Michael Cleveland live on Bluegrass Junction

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper are featured live on SiriusXM Bluegrass Junction this week. You can join fiddler Cleveland, Glenn Gibson (banjo and resophonic guitar), Nathan Livers (mandolin), Tyler Griffith (bass) and Joshua Richards (guitar) as they visit Kyle Cantrell and play what is sure to […]


Flatt Lonesome debuts on Bluegrass Junction

| January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The debut, self-titled CD from Flatt Lonesome isn’t due until January 29 on Pisgah Ridge Records, but folks curious about this much-hyped young band can hear the entire album this morning on Track By Track with Kyle Cantrell on SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction. Since winning the 2012 […]


IIIrd Tyme out on Sirius XM

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out are featured in this week’s edition of Studio Special Exclusive, the semi-regular line-in-the-studio concert series on Sirius XM’s Bluegrass Junction (channel 61). They performed some of their biggest hits and most requested songs on the program, which aired for […]


Getting airplay for your music

| September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Chris Teskey - photo by Ted Lehmann

Yesterday afternoon at World of Bluegrass, WAMU’s Bluegras Country Program Director Chris Teskey moderated a panel discussion with a number of bluegrass radio notables. Billed as State of the Industry: Bluegrass Radio & Charts, the primary focus of the session was presenting artists and record […]


Kenny & Amanda Smith premier on Bluegrass Junction

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Sirius-XM’s Bluegrass Junction is hosting another big premier on Wednesday morning (9/12) when Kyle Cantrell airs a new edition of Track-By-Track with Kenny & Amanda Smith. The pair’s next album, Catch Me If I Try, is due for release in early November from Gat3 Records, […]