• Gold Heart on Blue Plate Special

    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

  • Donna Ulisse on WFDU

    We just got a note from Carol Beaugard about this morning's edition of Lonesome Pine RFD on WFDU, broadcasting in the New York City market from Fairleigh Dickinson in New Jersey. "Donna Ulisse is going to be my special live phone

  • Bluegrass festival audio from 1969

    For years, the indefatigable Fred Robbins has been posting and maintaining an online archive of bluegrass memorabilia, in the form of photographs, video and audio files. His particular specialty is the early history of bluegrass festivals, from the late 1960s

  • Gibson Brothers on Bluegrass Country

    This weekend's edition of Bluegrass Master Class on WAMU's Bluegrass Country will feature a lengthy interview with The Gibson Brothers. Eric and Leigh sat down with Katy Daley at the Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival this Spring to talk about their current CD,

  • Tony Ellis at the Kennedy Center

    Noted banjo stylist Tony Ellis is the featured performer tonight (6/22) on the Kennedy Center's Millenium Stage in Washington, DC. Ellis is a former Blue Grass Boy, and an alumnus of Mac Wiseman's band, working with both of these bluegrass legends

  • Free download from Nu-Blu

    Nu-Blu is offering a free track download to promote the first single from their upcoming Pinecastle CD, The Blu Disc, due for an August 9 release. The song is a clever response to Dolly Parton's mega-hit, Jolene, which was memorably covered

  • More bluegrass at Kickstarter – Della Mae

    Here's another bluegrass artist using Kickstarter to help raise funds for a recording project. This time it's Della Mae, based in Boston, who are hoping that fans, friends and interested patrons of the bluegrass arts will pledge a total of $8000

  • Bluegrasscountry.org passes a milestone

    With a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and the help of many volunteers who digitized tracks from CDs and vinyl, Dick Cassidy put WAMU Radio’s bluegrasscountry.org on the Internet in 2001. There were no hosts and

  • Rounder Way Back Wednesdays

    Rounder Records has recently begun a weekly series of remembrances on their official blog from the early days of their 40 years in bluegrass, old time and roots music. They are calling the feature Way Back Wednesday, and post a new