Tony Lawson to Bristol Country Music Museum

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the Knoxville, TN area, Tony Lawson is something of a bluegrass and Americana music legend. He’s the man who in 1997 started radio station WDVX in an borrowed camper trailer in Anderson Couty, TN. With Don Burggraf, they ran the station there for 5 years […]


WDVX receives Tennessee Governor’s Award

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

WDVX radio in Knoxville was recognized last week with a 2013 Tennessee Governor’s Arts Award from the Tennessee Arts Commission. The station is popular throughout East Tennessee, and worldwide via online streaming, for its eclectic mix of traditional, bluegrass, old time and roots music programming. […]


Donna Ulisse on WDVX Friday

| November 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

Donna Ulisse is to play on WDVX’s Blueplate Special on Friday (9 November) from noon to 1:00 p.m. (EST). The show broadcasts in east Tennesse at 102.9 FM, and worldwide via live online streaming. The singer songwriter, who was nominated for the International Bluegrass Music […]


Tennessee Shines goes live on WDVX

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

WDVX FM, Based in Knoxville, TN, is set to launch a second live performance radio program next week. For years the station has included loads of bluegrass, both in its hosted programming, and during its lunch-time live concert show, Blue Plate Special. Starting this coming […]


Carl Story on WDVX

| October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Knoxville’s WDVX will be featuring one of its own, the late Carl Story, in a special two-hour program on Monday, October 24. Story, a North Carolina native and champion of  bluegrass Gospel music who died in 1995, played in an early version of Bill Monroe’s […]


Balsam Range on WDVX

| August 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

Balsam Range will be featured on Friday’s (8/12) edition of Blue Plate Special on WDVX, performing material from their current CD, Trains I Missed. The shows airs at noon (EDT) from Knoxville, TN at 102.9 FM, and via live streaming online at www.wdvx.com. WDVX is […]


Gold Heart on Blue Plate Special

| July 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Gold Heart will be a featured performer on this afternoon’s (7/15) edition of Blue Plate Special on WDVX, broadcasting at noon (EDT) from Knoxville, TN. The three singing Gold sisters (Analise, Jocelyn and Shelby), along with their dad Trent and crackerjack banjo picker David Carroll, […]


Dale Ann on Blue Plate Special

| June 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Stellar songstress Dale Ann Bradley will stop in this afternoon for a live radio performance on WDVX’s Blue Plate Special, airing at noon today (EDT) from Knoxville, TN. Dale Ann has been recording of late for an August/September (ish) release for Compass Records. Perhaps she […]


2011 WDVX Banjer Marching Band

| May 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

We’ve had occasion to mention WDVX a number of times on Bluegrass Today, typically with respect to Blue Plate Special, their noontime live performance program that airs weekdays at 102.9 FM out of Knoxville, TN. They feature a healthy dose of bluegrass and old time […]


Doyle on Blue Plate Special

| April 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Doyle Lawson will be bringing the music from his new Drive Time CD to Knoxville’s WDVX today at noon. He and the members of Quicksilver will perform live on the April 6 edition of Blue Plate Special. Philly rockers The Great Unknown will also appear […]