Grascals CD previewed on XM

We have posted a few times recently about the upcoming release from The Grascals, Long List of Heartaches, due on August 29 from Rounder Records. There are no audio samples available yet online, but starting today, XM Radio subscribers will have a chance to hear the entire album on satellite radio.

The show will run on XM’s Bluegrass Junction (Channel 14), and debuts today (8/9) at 3:00 p.m. (EDT). It runs just over an hour and will include a spin of all 13 tracks, along with interviews. Terry Eldridge and Terry Smith from the band will join Bluegrass Junction host Kyle Cantrell for this exclusive presentation.

Airtimes for the Long List Of Heartaches preview broadcasts are:

August 9 at 3:00 p.m.
August 13 at 12:00 noon
August 15 at 9:00 p.m.
August 19 at 8:00 a.m.
August 21 at 12:00 noon
August 24 at Midnight (technically 8/25, 12:00 a.m.)
August 27 at 5:00 a.m
August 29 at 10:00 a.m..

All times shown are Eastern. The 24/7 bluegrass feed can be found on XM Channel 14, DirectTV channel 812, and also on AOL Radio. Pre-orders for the new CD can be placed on the Rounder web site.

Here are a couple of earlier posts we ran about the new CD:

New Grascals CD due 8/29
Grascals interview available online

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